UPC Cablecom has opened up its mobile offer to the whole of Switzerland. The cablenet is offering a SIM-only mobile subscription with no minimum contract period.
German cable operator association Deutsche Netzmarketing GmbH (DNMG) and Swiss internet TV provider Zattoo have signed an exclusive partnership for Germany enabling DNMG’s members to offer their customers IP-based TV products for TV sets, smartphones and tablets under their own brand.
The German Federal Network Agency will commence the auction of the frequencies in the 700 MHz range for fast mobile internet access in particular in rural regions on May 27, 2015.
Liberty Global’s Telenet has entered into a definitive agreement with KPN to acquire Base, the third-largest mobile network operator in Belgium, in an all cash transaction valuing Base at €1.325 billion.
Kudelski group’s Conax will launch its next generation multi-DRM solution in security hub Conax Contego at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Deutsche Telekom has gained a new customer for its cable TV service: FLÜWO Bauen Wohnen, the largest building association in federal state Baden-Württemberg, has commenced providing its apartments with Telekom’s TeleVision service at the end of January 2015.
Eircom has grown its modest TV subscriber base by additional 4,000 homes as it was announced new Sky Sports channels would join its line-up.
Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom won 65,000 new customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain in Q4 2014.
Fibre broadband and 4G telephony will come together through BT’s successful bid for mobile company EE.
BT CEO Gavin Patterson has announced plans to deliver ultrafast speeds of up to 500Mbps to most of the UK within a decade. It will utilise G.fast, a digital subscriber line (DSL) standard, designed for local loops shorter than 250 metres.