The long-expected plan by Vodafone to buy Liberty Global’s cable assets in Germany and parts of Eastern Europe is said to be in the final stages.
Deutsche Telekom will terminate the distribution of analogue TV and radio channels as part of its wholesale cable TV supply service for the housing industry, a spokesman of the German telco confirmed to Broadband TV News.
Germany’s Federal Network Agency has no objections against Deutsche Telekom’s new mobile phone tariff offering unlimited data volume despite a clause fixing the data allowance in other EU countries at 23 GB per month.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has introduced a mobile tariff with unlimited data volume.
Vodafone’s CEO Vittorio Colao has strongly criticised the claims by Deutsche Telekom’s CEO Tim Höttges that its plans to buy assets from Liberty Global in Germany were “totally unacceptable” and should be blocked by regulators.
German telco Deutsche Telekom would oppose the sale of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia to Vodafone and calls for regulators to block any such deal.
IPTV platform Entertain TV has emerged as a growth driver for German telco Deutsche Telekom in 2017 with 260,000 new customers added.
Deutsche Telekom has started offering an in-home Wi-Fi solution from Turkish wireless network equipment manufacturer AirTies to its customers.
The Supervisory Board of German telco Deutsche Telekom has extended CEO Timotheus Höttges’ contract for another five years.
The new sports channel MySports Swiss cable operator UPC launched in September 2017 has gained around 45,000 subscribers by the end of 2017.