O2 has launched a commercial digital TV service in Slovakia.
The Czech incumbent O2 is preparing the one of Europe’s first HbbTV applications with SMS payments, working in partnership with Mautilus.
O2 has launched a new 13-channel package named Svet (World) in the Czech Republic.
The Czech Radio and TV Broadcasting Council (RRTV) had awarded a national terrestrial TV licence to the incumbent telco O2.
PPF Group has sold a 3% stake in the Czech incumbent O2 to Belviport Trading for an undisclosed fee.
The Czech incumbent’s O2 TV service ended 2016 with 221,000 IPTV and OTT subscribers, or 6.1% more than a year earlier.
Richard Siebenstich has assumed additional responsibilities in a new commercial division established by the Czech incumbent O2.
The Czech incumbent O2 ended the third quarter with 220,000 IPTV and OTT customers, or 11.6% more than a year earlier.
Revenues from O2’s on demand service in the Czech Republic have grown by 15% since it introduced an online version in April 2014.
O2 has filed a lawsuit against the Czech Telecommunications Office (CTU) for its inactivity in deciding disputes with customers.