Cable & IPTV

Free makes fixed-line progress despite tough competition

French multi-play operator Iliad Telecom/Free had close to 15 million fixed and mobile subscribers at the end of June.  While most of the operator’s one… Read more

Telefonica Deutchland’s acquisition of E-Plus cleared by EU

Telefonica Deutschland’s acquisition of E-Plus, a subsidiary of Dutch telecoms group KPN, has received final clearance from the European Commission.  Telefónica Deutschland said it is… Read more

Akado adds two channels

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Russian service provider Akado has added channels Zoo TV and CBS Drama to its programming line-up. All subscribers will be able to watch the channels… Read more

Unitymedia Kabel BW expands channel offering

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW is adding Animal Planet in both HD and SD versions to its line up and is extending… Read more TV passes half million milestone TV ER-Telecom

Russian service provider ER-Telecom, which operates under the brand, passed the milestone of 500,000 pay TV subscribers in the first half, just two years… Read more

Trace Sport Stars signs Nigerian DTH deal


Trace Sport Stars has extended its African footprint after signing a carriage deal with new Lagos, Nigeria-based DTH service provider Montage Cable Television. The deal… Read more

DNA pushes forward with DTT reorganisation


Finnish cable and telecom operator is transferring the MTV Sport 2 and MTV Fakta pay TV channels from the existing Digital digital-terrestrial TV network its… Read more

Volia begins migration to EuroDOCSIS

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Ukrainian cable operator Volia has begun migrating its broadband network in the country’s capital Kyiv to the EuroDOCSIS standard, which the operator says will enable… Read more

Netia sees uptake of TV grow amidst mixed results

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Polish fixed-line operator Netia saw revenue and revenue-generating units fall slightly year-on-year for the first half of 2014, but delivered profitablity on the basis of… Read more

Liberty Global reportedly close to securing Ziggo green light


Liberty Global is on the brink of securing a green light from the European Commission to acquire leading Dutch cable operator Ziggo, according to a… Read more