Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia has recorded 80,000 new customers for its multimedia box Horizon in Q1 2015 – more than in any other quarter.
Switzerland’s cable operators continue to gain new customers through their internet access services, but can’t halt the loss of classic cable TV subscriptions caused by the strong competition with IPTV providers.
Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom has recorded 36,000 new customers for its IPTV platform Swisscom TV in Q1 2015.
The Swiss cable operators have gained 95,200 new internet customers last year.
Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus recorded a total of 52,000 new internet and telephony subscriptions in 2014.
Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom won 65,000 new customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain in Q4 2014.
HD+, the fee-based German DTH satellite platform carrying the HD versions of commercial free-to-air TV channels on Astra (19.2 degrees East), has accelerated its customer growth.
Internet access has been the main growth factor for Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom in 2014 with two out of three new internet customers opting for the Liberty Global subsidiary.
Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW has gained 71,000 new customers for its multimedia platform Horizon in Q4 2014 – a new record.
Switzerland’s telco Swisscom has acquired 165,000 new customers for its IPTV platform Swisscom TV last year.