Cable & IPTV

Comcast to shut down Streampix VoD service

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Comcast is shutting down its Streampix subscription VoD offering, citing “minimal interest” from consumers. In a filing to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), published… Read more

Baltcom adds comedy channel

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Latvian cable operator Baltcom has added Russian-language comedy channel Comedy TV to its programming line-up in trial mode.  Comedy TV will replace TNT-Comedy, which pulled… Read more

New sports service for Latvia

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A new sports channel, Best4Sport.TV, has launched in Latvia and has secured carriage on Lattelecom’s platform. The channel will air a range of popular sports… Read more

Two new channels for UPC Poland

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Liberty Global-owned Polish cable operator UPC Poland has added two new channels to its programming line-up. The operator has added music channel Muzo.TV and movie… Read more

France’s Free reportedly eyeing Android set-top

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French internet service provider Free is reportedly planning to launch an Android TV-powered set-top box in 2015. French, Android-focused tech news site, FrAndroid reported that… Read more

UPC Cablecom acquires three networks

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Liberty Global-owned Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom has acquired 100% control of Komtech Group, holding company of three cable networks in eastern Switzerland.  The move… Read more

Com Hem names interim CFO

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Swedish cable operator Com Hem has named Tomas Kihlstrand as interim chief financial officer. Com Hem’s CFO and board member Joachim Jaginder is on sick… Read more

Mulimedia Polska adds eight channels to online TV service

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Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has added eight new TV channels to its online service, mmTV.pl. The operator is adding MTV, Comedy Central, Comedy Central… Read more

Netflix and Liberty Global clash over net neutrality

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The CEOs of Netflix and Liberty Global have clashed over the topic of net neutrality, arguing over who should meet the costs and what regulation… Read more

Tele Columbus acquires cable operator BMB

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has acquired overall control of BMB, the cable arm of housing group Vivawest. Tele Columbus has now acquired all the… Read more