Cable & IPTV

UPC Ireland to rebrand as Virgin Media


Liberty Global-owned UPC Ireland has confirmed plans to adopt the Virgin Media brand, in a move that the head of Irish operator described as  “a… Read more

Tele Columbus launches low-cost mobile offering

Tele Columbus CEO and chairman, Ronny Verhelst.

German cable operator Tele Columbus has launched a mobile phone service, offering mobile voice and data for €19.99 and providing flat-rate calls to German networks.… Read more

Proximus launches SwipeBox for home media viewing on TV


Belgian operator Proximus has launched SwipeBox, a device for ‘swiping’ photos, videos and music to the TV screen via a smartphone or tablet. The device… Read more

CTAM Europe appoints co-chairmen as Tveter steps down

Inge Smidts

Liberty Global executive Eric Tveter has stepped down from his role as chairman of CTAM Europe and will be replaced by two successors – Liberty… Read more

Vodafone introduces volume-based 200Mbps internet in Germany


Vodafone Germany, via its Kabel Deutschland unit has launched 200Mbps internet access in a further 25 cities, bring ultra-fast internet to 4.5 million households overall.… Read more

CTAM Europe merges with Cable Europe, signs up Disney

Matthias Kurth

Cable marketing body CTAM Europe has confirmed plans to bring its activities under the umbrella of Cable Europe, with Disney joining as a joint member… Read more

Com Hem picks Elemental to deliver linear and multiscreen TV

Com Hem

Swedish operator Com Hem has selected Elemental to unify the delivery of its live linear and multiscreen TV services. ComHem has chosen Elemental software-defined video… Read more

Volia adds DTX to line-up


Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added Discovery’s DTX motorsports channel to its programming line-up. The agreement between the pair marks the channel’s debut in Ukraine.… Read more

Akado adds Amazing Life

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Russian cable and IPTV operator Komkor, which operates under the Akado brand, has added lifestyle channel Amazing Life to its line-up. The channel, which features… Read more

CableLabs opens up DOCSIS 3.1 certification

cablelabs docsis 3.1

CableLabs, the US-based cable industry standards body, has opened product certification for DOCSIS 3.1 equipment. “We expect to see produdct submissions for certification in the… Read more