Cable & IPTV

Vodafone Germany chief highlights logic of single cable player

Jens Schulte-Bockum

Vodafone Germany CEO Jens Schulte-Bockum has signalled his desire to see a single consolidated rival to Deutsche Telekom in the German market and reiterated that… Read more

Sunrise IPO to value firm at up to €3.3 billion

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Swiss service provider Sunrise has set a price-range of CHF58 to CHF78 per-share for its IPO, which will give the firm an implied market value… Read more

Com Hem taps Compal for high-speed routers

Com Hem

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has launched a new high-speed WiFi router provided by Compal. Com Hem cited a study by technology testing provider Excentis… Read more

Travel Channel launches on UPC Austria

travel channel

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched Travel Channel on UPC in Austria, following a distribution deal struck between Liberty Global and Scripps last year.… Read more

Liberty Global boss Fries calls for ‘scale in the cable industry’

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries has called for “scale in the cable industry” in order for cable firms to compete with digital giants like Google… Read more

Multimedia Polska boosts HD offer, begins switching off SD

Multimedia Polska

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska is to boost its HD offering and begin the process of ceasing to simulcast SD versions of channels available in… Read more

ER-Telecom launches TV everywhere

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Russian service provider ER-Telecom, which operates under the Dom.ru brand, has launched an expanded multiscreen service, making the Dom.ru TV service available to all subscribers… Read more

Beltelecom passes fibre subscriber milestone

Beltelecom's 300,000th GPON subscriber

Belarusian service provider Beltelecom has now signed up 300,000 customers to its GPON fibre network, the company has announced.  Beltelecom is deploying GPON-based fibre-to-the home… Read more

Portugal Telecom shareholders approve sale to Altice

Portugal Telecom

Portugal Telecom’s shareholders have approved the sale of the company’s domestic assets to Altice, the owner of French cable and telecoms giant Numericable-SFR. The approval… Read more

Dom.ru taps Nagra for content security

Dom.ru TV ER-Telecom

Russian service provider ER-Telecom, which operates under the Dom.ru brand, has introduced comprehensive content protection from Nagra for its TV services.  ER-Telecom is using Nagra… Read more