OTE launches TV everywhere service, secures Bundesliga rights


Deutsche Telekom-owned Greek pay TV operator OTE last week launched a new TV everywhere service, OTE Go, making content available on smartphones and tablets.  The… Read more

Forthnet in talks to secure new finance

Nova TV Greece

Greek pay TV operator Forthnet is considering issuing a €100 million convertible bond and is in talks with banks, according to CEO Panos Papadopoulis. Papadopoulis… Read more

VDSL push boosts TV growth for Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom saw strong growth for its domestic Entertain TV service in the fourth quarter and also saw a solid performance from TV in its… Read more

OTE chooses Eutelsat for broadband, targets TV bundling

Eutelsat HQ Paris

Greek telco OTE has chosen Eutelsat’s Ka-Sat Ka-band satellite to extend broadband availability across the country. The OTE Satellite Internet Service, delivering download speeds of… Read more

OTE to raise €700 million from bond

OTE Greece

Deutsche Telekom-backed Greek telco OTE is raising €700 million after successfully concluding the bookbuilding process for a six-year fixed-rate bond.  OTE said the bond, which… Read more

OTE takes on Vodafone for control of Greece’s Nova TV

Nova TV Greece

Deutsche Telekom-backed Greek telecom operator OTE has made a non-binding offer to media group Forthnet for the acquisition of local pay TV provider Nova TV.… Read more

Motorvision HD secures carriage in CEE

Germany-based motorsports channel Motorvision HD has expanded its reach into Greece, Slovenia and Romania. In Greece the channel has secured carriage on the OTE TV… Read more

Greece’s OTE more than doubles TV subscribers

Greek telco OTE reported strong TV growth in Q2, recording a 129.2% year-on-year increase in IPTV and satellite subscribers in its home market.  OTE recorded… Read more

Telenor acquires Bulgarian mobile operator Globul

Nordic telco Telenor is moving into Bulgaria after agreeing to buy Greek telecoms operator OTE’s Bulgarian unit, Globul, for €717 million on a cash and… Read more

History HD launches in Greece

History HD is to launch in Greece for the first time following a deal between A+E Networks UK and Greek pay TV operator OTE TV.… Read more