Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat has significantly revamped its SVOD service Ipla.
IPTV was the main driver in Magyar Telekom’s TV business in 2017.
The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom (HT) saw its pay-TV customer base grow by 4% in 2017, ending the year with a total of 417,000.
The Polish incumbent Orange Polska saw strong growth in its TV business in 2017, ending the year with 848,000 subscribers to its services.
UPC’s internet services are now used by over 500,000 households in the Czech Republic, with the operator having gained 23,600 new customers in the past year.
Additional services are now the main driving force in the Russian pay-TV market.
Magyar Telekom’s high-speed, fixed broadband network is now available in more than 3 million households.
The Russian regulator Roskomnadzor has blocked the retransmission of the channels TV3, TNT, CTC, Dohzd, Pyatnitsa and Ren TV on over 200 internet sites.
Telekom Romania has chosen Zenterio OS for a new series of set-top boxes (STBs) for its TV Interactiv IPTV service.
SVOD services are now seen as the biggest threat to Polish pay-TV operators.