OTE COO Zacharias Piperidis dies suddenly

Zacharias Piperidis

Zacharias Piperidis, the chief operating officer of Deutsche Telekom-owned Greek service provider OTE, has died suddenly. Piperidis, 47, had served as OTE COO since February… Read more

German TV growth boost for Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom

Strong growth in Germany boosted Deutsche Telekom’s TV subscriber total in the quarter to June, with additional strong growth in TV subscribers in Greece and… Read more

Albanian telco adopts Telekom brand

telekom albania

Deutsche Telekom-owned Albanian telco Albanian Mobile Telecommunications has rebranded as Telekom Albania, making it the 12th European operator to adopt its parent company’s branding. Albanian… Read more

OTE renews La Liga rights


Deutsche Telekom-owned Greek telco OTE has renewed a deal giving it exclusive rights to Spanish La Liga football for the next three years, to the… Read more

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