Cable & IPTV

Tele Columbus expands HDTV offering

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German cable operator Tele Columbus is expanding its HDTV offering, adding three new channels to its line-up. The operator will begin airing ProSiebenSat.1’s ProSieben Maxx… Read more

Tele Columbus launches 400Mbps internet service

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German number three cable operator Tele Columbus has launched 400Mbps internet access in Potsdam. The company launched the service in the presence of Dorothee Bär,… Read more

CNMC approves Canal+ acquisition

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Spanish competition regulator the CNMC has, as expected, approved the acquisition of Canal+ by Telefónica with conditions, according to local press. The move clears the… Read more

Exane BNP Paribas downgrades Numericable-SFR on Bouygues concerns

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The acquisition of Bouygues Telecom by Numericable-SFR, which is widely expected by investors in France, could be less attractive than anticipated, according to analysts at… Read more

Etisalat taps Agama for quality assurance

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UAE-based telco Etisalat has selected Agama and its regional business partner Al-Falak to provide quality assurance for its IPTV and OTT services.  Agama and Middle… Read more

Primacom to refinance debt

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German number four cable operator Primacom has agreed €355 million in financing to replace its existing debts, which it says will underpin its growth plans… Read more

Ziggo squeeze-out price set out by Dutch court

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A Dutch court has ruled that €39.78 per Ziggo share is a fair “squeeze-out price” and ordered all minority shareholders to transfer their shares.  The… Read more

Com Hem in housing association deal

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Swedish cable operator Com Hem has struck a new distribution agreement with the country’s largest housing association, Masthugget, in Gothenburg.  From June 1, Masthugget tenants… Read more

Baltcom adds Sony Turbo as Universal Channel pulls out

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Latvia cable operator Baltcom is to add Sony Turbo to its programming line-up at the end of this month, replacing Unversal Channel, which is being… Read more

Elliott to pursue Kabel Deutschland in court

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Hedge fund Elliott Management is continuing to pursue German cable operator Kabel Deutschland in the courts, despite a rejection of its claim that Vodafone underpaid… Read more