The number of subscribers to Telenet’s total basic and enhanced video services decreased by 4,100 (H1 2016: 17,800) to 2,037,000 at June 30, 2016.
Several US cable operators are testing Ultra HD content across SES’s fully managed Ultra HD platform and receiving HEVC 4k IP set top boxes in preparation for trials later this year.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch an Ultra HD TV channel in autumn 2016.
Two international channels from Spain’s Atresmedia have been added to Spanish Viva, a package recently launched by Virgin Media in the UK.
A strong performance in Germany and Spain has taken Vodafone to a better than expected performance – and its cable in the driving seat.
German car and motor sports channel auto motor und sport channel has considerably expanded its reach in Eastern Europe.
Anastasios Tzoulas has been confirmed as the administrator of the Romanian cable operator NextGen for another four years.
Vodafone Deutschland has added new free-to-air TV channels to its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland).
Vodafone and Liberty Global have submitted commitments to the European Commission on their proposed JV between Vodafone and Ziggo in the Netherlands.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will launch free-to-air documentary channel kabel eins Doku on September 22, 2016.