Cable & IPTV

Google names Pace, Sagemcom, Technicolor and Telecom Italia as Android TV partners

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Google has announced a wide range of new device and telco partners to provide Android TV-based devices and services. Google has announced that Hisense, TCL… Read more

Altice successfully prices share issue


Cable and telecom investor Altice has successfully priced the share issue it announced earlier this week and will raise gross proceeds of approximately €1.61 billion… Read more

Euskaltel still interested in Telecable, says chief executive

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Basque Country cable operator Euskaltel’s chief executive Alberto Garcia Erauzkin has indicated he would still be interested in acquiring Asturias region operator Telecable, which was… Read more

UPC Austria extends Wi-Free offering

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Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria is to extend its Wi-Free public WiFi offering to its entire network following what it said was a successful… Read more

nc+ adds new channels, boosts HD offering


Polish pay TV operator nc+ has added three new channels and is boosting its HD offering with nine additional services making the switch from standard… Read more

Proximus lists €500m bond issue

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Belgium’s Proximus has listed a €500 million bond issue on the Euronext Brussels stock exchange. According to the former Belgacom, the 10-year institutional bond issue… Read more

Swisscom taps Verimatrix to secure UHD service

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Swiss telco Swisscom is using the VCAS Ultra content security system from Verimatrix to secure UHD content and other services. Swisscom is an existing Verimatrix… Read more

Vodafone Spain adds Mega from Atresmedia

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Vodafone Spain has added commercial broadcaster Atresmedia’s male-focused Mega channel to its Vodafone TV programming line-up. Mega airs a mix of series, movies and factual… Read more

Comcast debuts YouTube rival Watchable


US media giant Comcast has launched its ‘YouTube killer’, Watchable, a streaming site that debuts with videos from around 30 partners. Ad-funded Watchable has gone… Read more

New technology chief for Unitymedia

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia has named Dieter Vorbeck as its new chief technology officer. Vorbeck who will join the Unitymedia management board, replaces… Read more