Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has approved ER Telecom’s application to buy five operators in Irkutsk.
German cable and satellite industry association ZVEI Fachverband Satellit & Kabel expects the preconditions for nationwide analogue cable TV switch-off to be met by the end of 2018.
German children’s and family channel RiC will open its slot for a new prime-time service focusing on movies, series, classics and free-to-air TV debuts from Europe.
UPC Hungary has added the Scripps Networks UK & EMEA channels Food Network HD and Fine Living HD to its line-up.
The Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has selected TiVo subsidiary Cubiware’s CubiTV hybrid platform for the delivery of DVB services via Cubiware STBs and portal server.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom has said it will appeal against a decision by the arbitration court in the Yaroslavl region over its acquisition of the operator YaTS.
UPC Broadband Slovakia has completed the acquisition of Trnavatel, an operator based in the city of Trnava, north east of Bratislava.
Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom has commenced offering the new Wi-Fi and telephony home gateway of parent company Liberty Global to its customers along with a new top speed internet access service of 500Mbps.
Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus has posted its first revenues and customer figures following the integration of Primacom on August 1, 2015.
The Polish cable operator Toya has doubled the number of channels it offers on its mobile TV service Toya Go to 64.