The regulator NMHH has fined UPC Hungary HUF48 million (€135,200) for what it terms “serious and conscientious violations of basic EU and domestic legislation”.
The long-expected plan by Vodafone to buy Liberty Global’s cable assets in Germany and parts of Eastern Europe is said to be in the final stages.
The Polish cable operator Inea has obtained credit totalling PLN930 million (€223.2 million).
German cable operators gained around 500,000 new internet customers last year and currently provide broadband internet access to a total of 7.7 million households.
The number of individual subscribers to Com Hem’s cable service in Sweden climbed by 4,000 on the quarter to reach a record high of 987,000.
Liberty Global’s Belgian operator Telenet would be prepared to pay EUR1,3 billion to acquire the Walloon telecommunications company VOO.
Elisa assumed top spot in Estonia’s pay-TV market last summer and ended the year with 202,500 customers receiving its services.
eoTV, the German free-to-air channel for European films and series, is now available on Vodafone Deutschland’s cable network and, via the GigaTV app, on smartphones and tablets.
Sweden’s largest cable operator Com Hem has chosen German multiscreen software company 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to provide the custom launcher solution for its new Android TV 4K hybrid set-top-box.
The company behind VOO insists the Flemish cablenet isn’t for sale.