TTcomm chooses Harmonic


Central and eastern European teleport provider TTcomm has chosen Harmonic to supply video processing gear to support its delivery of satellite TV services.  Harmonic is… Read more

UPC Poland adds new music channel

Disco Polo Music

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has added music channel Disco Polo Music to its programming line-up. The channel joints 16 other music services on… Read more

Chile next for Horizon as Liberty Global evolves advanced TV platform

Mike Fries

Liberty Global is turning to Chile for its next Horizon advanced TV launch, according to president and CEO Mike Fries. Speaking to analysts after Liberty… Read more

Multimedia Polska steps into insurance business

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has begun offering household insurance packages to its subscribers. The operator is offering five packages of insurance, with premiums deferred… Read more

Liberty Global sees strong next-generation TV growth

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries

Liberty Global’s advanced TV platform Horizon passed the milestone of half a million subscribers in the combined markets of the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany in… Read more

Vectra abandons Netia shares bid

Tomasz Zuranski

Polish cable operator Vectra has abandoned its attempt to secure a one third stake in alternative telco Netia. Vectra launched a tender for a 33%… Read more

The Netflix effect – OTT in Europe

Netflix has taken the Nordic markets by storm since launching there in 2012

Netflix’s next stage of its European expansion is now close, but will its success rate continue and how far is the SVoD giant informing the OTT strategies of other players in the European market? Andy… Read more

Liberty Global acquisition drive “slowing down” and turning vertical

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries

Liberty Global is unlikely to acquire fixed networks in further European markets and is not interested in acquiring mobile networks, but could drive consolidation in Poland, according to CEO Mike Fries, speaking to the Wall… Read more

Orange grows TV subscriber numbers by 10%

Orange TV Spain

Orange reported 6.77 million IPTV and satellite customers in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 9.8% year-on-year. Orange’s largest TV market is France where it reported 5.78 million IPTV and satellite customers… Read more

Orange Polska grows TV customer base


Orange Polska increased its total TV customer base by 3% year-on-year from 699,000 to 720,000 in the second quarter of 2014. Announcing its latest earnings, the firm said that in the quarter it had 129,000… Read more