Vodafone Deutschland wants to transform the Horizon cable receivers of its customers in the former Unitymedia coverage area in federal states North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse and Baden-Württemberg into GigaTV boxes via a software update.
Vodafone is now offering the GigaTV Cable Box 2 as the standard TV reception device across its whole footprint in Germany, replacing Liberty Global’s Horizon box in the three federal states previously served by Unitymedia.
Vodafone Deutschland is now offering the Apple TV 4K box to viewers who want to access its OTT platform GigaTV.
Vodafone Deutschland and ARTE have settled their legal dispute about carriage fees on the German cable network and agreed on a long-term partnership.
The channels of German public radio broadcaster Deutschlandradio will return to the former cable network of Unitymedia in early 2020.
Swiss cable operator UPC is currently preparing the introduction of 1Gbps internet access which it wants to make available on its entire network later this year.
Vodafone will replace Liberty Global’s Horizon platform with its own GigaTV box in Germany, the operator has confirmed.
German cable operator Unitymedia is now offering the restart TV function on 45 further free-to-air TV channels.
Dutch operator Ziggo will be introducing the new 4k Ultra HD STB based on Liberty Global’s Horizon EOS 4-platform and names it Mediabox Next.
French international news channel France 24 has signed a new distribution contract with German cable operator Unitymedia.