The Altice group is on the brink of launching a new DTH platform for France, using the Eutelsat 5 West A satellite.
Altice’s Optimum has added the international version of the Russian entertainment TV channel TNT to its offer.
Michel Combes has resigned from the Altice Group, including his posts as Altice USA Director and SFR Group Chairman and CEO, the company has announced.
Altice USA has unveiled Altice One, a new cloud-based connectivity platform.
Altice’s SFR is continuing its OTT distribution strategy for its sports channels and launches SFR Sport 4K live UHD on Samsung smart TVs.
Altice USA Philippe Le May has been named CTO, and Terry Cordova has been promoted to vice chairman, business development – network & technology services.
Altice has raised its stake in SFR Group to 95.9%, thereby passing the threshold that now allows it to proceed with a public buyout offer, followed by a squeeze-out for the remaining SFR shares, in September.
Altice is preparing to make a $185 billion bid for Charter Communications, the second largest cable operator in the US.
Altice has confirmed its acquiring Prisa’s 94.7 per cent stake in Media Capital.
Altice has raised $1.9 billion in an IPO in the US, according to Reuters, quoting sources familiar with the matter.