Cable & IPTV

HBO pulls channels from Bulgarian pay TV operator in fees row

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HBO Bulgaria has pulled its HBO and Cinemax services from pay TV operator Bulsatcom’s platform after what it describes as the latter’s continuing failure to… Read more

Altice acquires more shares in Numericable-SFR

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Altice has acquired a further tranche of shares in Numericable-SFR and has completed the sale of its Réunion and Mayotte service provider to Madagascar’s Hiridjee… Read more

Proximus to launch new SwipeBox service, posts strong TV growth

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Proximus Group – the former Belgacom – is to launch a new TV and OTT content sharing service later this year along with a new… Read more

Liberty Global ups stake in ITV

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Cable giant Liberty Global has upped its stake in ITV, but has ruled out making an offer to acquire the UK broadcaster. Liberty has acquired… Read more

Liberty Global names Telenet’s Smidts as marketing chief

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Liberty Global has named Inge Smidts as chief marketing officer. Smidts was previously SVP of residential marketing at Liberty Global-owned Belgian cable operator Telenet. Smidts,… Read more

BT’s Green moves to Amazon Prime Instant Video

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Amazon Prime Instant Video has hired BT’s director of TV, Alex Green, to become managing director of its European operation. Green has been with BT… Read more

Vodafone Portugal launches new t-commerce service

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Vodafone Portugal has launched a new t-commerce service, Click-to-Buy. Developed in partnership with Yubuy, Click-to-Buy will enable TV veiwers to purchase products in real time… Read more

Vodafone dismissed Portela unfairly, says Spanish court

Rosalía Portela

  A Spanish court has ruled that Vodafone’s dismissal of former Ono CEO Rosalía Portela was unjustified and has ordered the telco to indemnify the… Read more

Vodafone and Orange make peace with Telefónica for La Liga

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Vodafone and Orange in Spain have struck deals with Telefónica that will enable them to offer top-tier Spanish football to their TV subscribers. The pair’s… Read more

Orange not interested in media investments, says Richard

Stéphane Richard

Orange’s management does not believe in making direct investments in the media industry and has no plans to increase its involvement in the content business… Read more

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