The strong interest of German city carriers in offering IPTV in addition to internet and telephony was reflected at the recent trade fair BREKO Glasfasermesse 2018, reports TV channel carriage rights provider content4tv.
Platform operator M7 and fibre-optic network provider Deutsche Glasfaser offer German network operators a new turnkey solution for the provision of their customers with TV packages.
IPTV platform Entertain TV has emerged as a growth driver for German telco Deutsche Telekom in 2017 with 260,000 new customers added.
The number of fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the building (FTTB) subscribers in Europe increased by 20.4% since September 2016 with more than 51.6 million FTTH/B subscribers in September 2017 for EU39.
Dutch fibre broadband subscribers may be getting more interested in a switch to cable, according to research by Telecompaper.
Belgian operator Proximus announced that it has started rolling out fibre in the city of Hasselt.
According to the latest research conducted by Dataxis, FTTx will be the strongest growing fixed broadband access in Asia-Pacific, growing at a CAGR of 35% during 2012-2022.
Luxemburg-based M7 Group has acquired two Dutch fibre providers, Stipte and Fiber Nederland.
German regional telecommunications provider M-net has rolled out high-speed internet access with a data rate of up to 1Gbps on its fibre-optic network for end-consumers.
Deutsche Telekom will expand its IPTV platform Entertain by offering Ultra HD content and direct access to video-on-demand (VOD) service Netflix.