Austrian cable operator UPC has converted Vienna and surroundings as the last region to a fully digital TV service, thereby completing the analogue switch-off it commenced across its network in April 2016.
The games of the UEFA Europa League will continue to be shown on free-to-air TV in Austria.
Austrian cable operator UPC will complete analogue switch-off in late summer 2017 with the transition currently underway in its largest customer region Vienna.
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.