The Greek incumbent OTE has already secured over 100,000 subscribers for its new hybrid platform, which combines the benefits of both its DTH service and IPTV.
The Greek government has come up with a plan for the further privatisation of the incumbent telco OTE.
The Greek telco market has been dealt a major blow by an agreement between the government and country’s creditors to impose a new tax.
Telekom Romania saw its TV subscriber base grow by 2.5% in the year to March 31.
The CEO of Greece’s Forthnet has critcised the imminent imposition of a special tax on pay-TV services in the country.
Greece’s Forthnet suffered a 2.5% loss in pay-TV subscribers in 2015, ending the year with 494,643.
International French language broadcaster TV5 Monde has signed an agreement with Greek state broadcaster ERT to be distributed on the country’s DTT network.
OTE’s pay-TV business reached break-even on a standalone basis last year, while its subsidiary Telekom Romania continued to operate in challenging conditions.
Forthnet ended the third quarter with 505,344 pay-TV customers in Greece, a 0.2% increase on the total posted a year earlier.
The Greek incumbent OTE will continue with its current investment plan, according to Michael Tsamaz, its chairman and CEO.