Jetix France will be the first channel in Europe to change its identity to Disney XD. With Disney now in full control of the Jetix portfolio of European channels, the company has decided to apply the Disney branding.
UPC Nederland is not prepared to lower the pricing of its digital TV product, even though KPN is now charging half the amount for its Digitenne offer.
Holland’s largest cable operator Ziggo, with 3.2 million connected households, has announced it will issue multiple smart cards to its subscribers from March onwards. Up to five cards may be supplied at no additional cost to the consumer.
The German cable operator KabelBW has launched its Christmas marketing campaign by beefing up its broadband access product CleverKabel from 16 Mbps to 20 Mbps. People signing up to the service will receive a free digital cable tuner.
The fast growth of KPN’s terrestrial platform Digitenne has started to hurt the subscriber figures of Dutch cable operators.
Brussels cable operator Coditel has changed its name to Numericable. At the same time, the cablers serving the Belgian capital has launched an aggressively priced triple play offer aimed at beating Belgacom.
The German cable operator PrimaCom today announced it will adopt the same branding as TeleColumbus. Both cable operators are owned by Orion Cable.
Chellomedia is introducing a new Film1 premium channel on the Dutch market called Film1 Action. At the same time, the monthly subscription fee on UPC networks will be increased by €2 to €14.95. This week, the new Film1 VOD service will also be operational.
UPC Austria has unveiled its new FIT campaign to push its triple play product. Customers can choose between three bundles of Fernsehen (TV), internet and telephony; FIT, Super FIT and Top FIT.
The German IPTV operator Hansenet is to offer the basic tier of TV channels for free to its customers as part of the broadband and telephony offer under the Alice brand. In order to boost IPTV take-up, people that subscribe to the €29.95 tier will receive up to 70 TV channels at no additional cost. […]