With over 1.3 million subscribers, Deutsche Telekom’s service Entertain is the clear leader in the German IPTV market. 02/Hansenet’s Alice Home TV lags far behind with just 79,000 connected homes. Vodafone has yet to publish its first figures for its recently launched IPTV service.
The French broadcaster PureScreens has announced distribution agreements with French IPTV operators SFR, Free and Alice for the launch in Europe of “PureScreens HD Museum”.
French IPTV operator Free, part of the Iliad Group, has announced the launch of its first 3D bouquet on the network. Two channels, NRJ 12 3D and Wildearth TV 3D, will be available as part of the basic tier.
Tele2 Netherlands Holding, a subsidiary of Tele2 Sverige AB, has agreed to acquire all shares in Dutch ISP BBned from Telecom Italia for a cash amount of €50 million on a ‘cash and debt free basis’.
The Dutch-based Pan-European opera and culture HD channel Brava HDTV has been added to the HD line-up of IPTV operators Free and Alice in France.
Purescreens has announced its first distribution agreements in Europe with French IPTV operators Free and Alice to launch HD Nature on October 2.