German telco Deutsche Telekom would oppose the sale of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia to Vodafone and calls for regulators to block any such deal.
SES is cutting back its 2017 dividend by 40 per cent as the satellite operator looks to strengthen its balance sheet.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has confirmed that it will launch a DTH satellite version of its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV on Astra (19.2° East).
The overall US video and Pay-TV market continues its healthy overall growth and is set to reach $140 billion by the end of 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting.
Liberty Global considers strengthening its Swiss cable subsidiary UPC through acquisitions.
Robert Redeleanu will become the CEO of UPC Polska on April 1. Hitherto the CEO of UPC in Hungary and Romania, he will replace Frans-Willem de Kloet, who will leave the company at the end of this month.
After a challenging year with analogue switch-off and a major channel relocation, German cable operator Unitymedia wants to focus on the expansion of its business in 2018, Chief Financial Officer Winfried Rapp told Broadband TV News.
M7 Group will launch a DTH platform in Germany on Astra (19.2° East) on February 14, 2018.
Sky and BT have between them been awarded five of the seven packages in the Premier League UK TV rights round for 2019/20-2021/22 at a total bidding price of £4.464 billion.
All TV Everywhere platforms, including KPN, Ziggo and Delta, that are active in the Netherlands are now gearing up to put an end of geo-blocking on their streaming services.