Swiss telecommunications company Sunrise has agreed to acquire cable operator UPC Switzerland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Global, for an enterprise value of CHF6.3 billion (€5.5 billion).
CTAM Eurosummit’15, Amsterdam. Linear free-to-air broadcasting is still the norm for German viewers, according to Dr. Markus Frerker, COO, ProSiebenSat.1.
UPC Cablecom’s Business division is to connect Orange Communications SA to its Carrier Ethernet platform.
UPC Cablecom has launched Horizon TV, the TV everywhere service via internet and on mobile devices. It is available to all customers with an existing digital TV subscription.
UPC cablecom has begun to offer unencrypted local channels in its basic package.
CABLE CONGRESS 2011 – LUCERNE. Cablecom has pushed and pulled the internet to its limits, the Swiss operator announcing it has achieved unparalleled speeds of 1.37 Gbps over a conventional coaxial television cable.
CABLE CONGRESS 2011 – LUCERNE. Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries is confident that the new Horizon box offering TV Anywhere will be the Google TV killer the cable industry needs in order to curb cord cutting. Talking to the Swiss Sonntagszeitung in a pre-Cable Congress promotional push, Fries said “In the future you can network […]
Cablecom has introduced new software that has enabled the Swiss Cableco to reduce the power in its set-top boxes to less than one Watt.
CI Plus users on the Cablecom network are to be permitted to record digital TV programmes after the Liberty Global-owned cabler said the current copy protection measures would be removed.
Liberty Global’s first CI Plus deployment has got off to a good start, with the Swiss cable operator Cablecom posting over 6,000 DigiCards in use at the end of June.