The turnover generated by pay-TV channels and paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services has increased in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland in 2016 by around 11% to over €3 billion for the first time (2015: €2.7 billion).
Austria’s largest cable operator UPC has extended its HD line-up.
WATCH VIDEO. Austrian cable operator UPC has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch the TV programmes of the past seven days following their broadcast.
German car and motor sports channel Motorvision TV will become available on the cable networks of UPC in Austria and Switzerland in mid-April 2017.
Telekom Austria Group has entered into a partnership with Turner for the distribution of Cartoon Network.
Austrian mobile network operator Hutchison Drei Austria has launched an OTT multiscreen platform.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will offer new TV apps for its Austrian free-to-air channels from December 12, 2016.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has commenced offering its Austrian news service 4News as a TV channel via cable and satellite.
Austrian cable operator UPC has started offering multimedia home gateway Horizon to its customers.
UPC (Switzerland and Austria) has appointed Anna Gatti, as Chief Marketing, Products and Digital Officer.