Cable & IPTV

Russia extends must-carry rules

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The Russian government has extended and hardened must-carry rules imposed on the country’s pay TV operators. Two new amendments to laws governing media distribution will… Read more

América Móvil increases majority stake in Telekom Austria

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América Móvil has increased its stake in Telekom Austria by about 8.68% to take its holding to 59.7% as a result of a public tender… Read more

Pace introduces new gateway devices

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Pace is introducing new ADSL and VDSL gateways at the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam this week. The UK technology company is introducing three devices… Read more

Slovenia’s Telemach acquires mobile operator


United Group-owned Slovenian cable operator Telemach has struck a deal to acquire mobile operator Tušmobil from its owner Tuš Holding. Telemach will combine Tušmobil’s mobile… Read more

Scripps agrees European distribution deal with Liberty Global

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Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has agreed a multi-territory distribution deal with Liberty Global for Food Network, Travel Channel and Fine Living. The multi-year deal… Read more

OUTtv signs up with Hispasat for CEE distribution

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Gay lifestyle channel OUTtv has signed up with Spanish satellite operator Hispasat to further its distribution to central and eastern Europe. OUTtv, which is currently… Read more

Du launches mobile TV app

UAE-based fixed-line operator Du has launched a new mobile TV app, Du View, on the Xbox One platform.  The Du View app, which will enable… Read more

Strong TV performance boosts Teo’s top line

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The addition of IPTV customers at the fastest rate for two years boosted Lithuanian telco Teo’s performance for the third quarter.  Teo added 7,500 IPTV… Read more

Numericable’s Denoyer likely to be post-acquisition SFR chief

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Eric Denoyer, the current CEO of French cable operator Numericable, will take over as chief executive of the combined entity after his company’s takeover of… Read more

Ziggo suffers digital pay TV declines


Ziggo’s digital pay TV revenues were down 1.4% in Q3 due to a decline in subscribers, the Dutch cable operator announced in its latest earnings… Read more