TV services provided a welcome boost to OTE’s performance both in its home market Greece and in neighbouring Romania in the first quarter.
Greece’s OTE is understood to be in talks to buy the Albanian incumbent telco Albtelecom.
Greece’s Forthnet has extended the broadcasting rights agreement it has with the Super League for a further four years.
Greece’s Nova ended 2014 with a record 363,549 triple play subscribers, or 27.4% more than a year earlier.
Greece looks set for market consolidation, with Vodafone and Wind Hellas seeking to gain control of Forthnet and Cyta Hellas.
The re-launch of the former Greek public broadcaster ERT has moved a stage closer.
International news channel i24news has signed an agreement with Forthnet for the distribution of its English and Arabic versions to viewers in Greece and Cyprus.
A 50/50 joint bid by Wind and Vodafone for Greece’s leading alternative telco Forthnet will be made after the Christmas holidays, according to Nassos Zarkalis, the chairman and CEO of Wind Hellas.
Forthnet ended the third quarter with 504,441 subscribers to its pay-TV services in Greece, or 20.2% more than in the same period last year.
Greek operator OTE has selected the Eutelsat Ka-Sat broadband satellite to extend high-speed Internet availability across Greece.