Vodafone Group has completed the sale of 50% of its German FTTH company FibreCo to Altice.
EU Commission approves Vodafone/Altice fibre joint venture
The European Commission has given the green light to the planned cooperation between Vodafone and Altice in the rollout of FTTH networks in Germany.
Future of Portuguese DTT in doubt
Altice Portugal has until December 9 to inform the regulator ANACOM if wants to continue providing a DTT service in the country.
Vodafone and Altice join forces for FTTH rollout in Germany
European telcos Vodafone Group and Altice are creating a joint venture to deploy fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) to up to 7 million homes in Germany over a 6-year period.
Portugal’s Meo introduces interactive football
Altice’s Portuguese operator Meo has announced the launch of what it calls a “new interactive football experience” on its Meo TV service.
Altice drops Portuguese sale plans
Altice Europe has failed to reach an agreement with private equity funds for the sale of its Portuguese operation.
Cellnex acquisition of Hivory gains approval
The French Competition Authority (Autorité de la Concurrence) has approved Cellnex’s acquisition of Hivory from Altice France and Starlight Holdco. The acquisition will now be finalised in the next few days.
Eutelsat “unanimously rejects” Drahi offer
Eutelsat has unanimously rejected an offer from Altice’s founder and owner Patrick Drahi pricing the satellite operator at €12.10 per share.
Dizi expands to Portugal
SPI/FilmBox and Altice’s Meo have signed a distribution agreement to bring the drama brand Dizi to Portugal.
SFR opts for MediaKind
Altice France’s SFR has extended the deployment of MediaKind’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP) solution to deliver live OTT coverage of UEFA’s Champions League.