German cable industry to discuss analogue switch-off

Kabelkongress 2014

Analogue switch-off on cable networks, the financing of broadband expansion and new revenue sources for local TV broadcasters are in the focus of the 17th edition of German cable industry trade fair Kabelkongress which will take place in Leipzig on October 6 and 7, 2014.

Analogue TV caught up in German cable

Digitalisierungsbericht 2014

More than one third (37%) of cable customers in Germany still solely watch analogue television, resembling 6.2 million households, according to the digitalisation report 2014 released by the German media authorities.

Exclusive: Unitymedia Kabel BW considers Netflix countermove

Screenshot_MyPrime

German cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW considers countering Netflix through a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) offering resembling the MyPrime service recently launched by its Swiss sister company UPC Cablecom.