UPC Netherlands is planning a major software update and a new remote control for the Horizon Mediabox.
Streaming live video portal Zattoo plans an app for upc cablecom’s Horizon platform in the near future.
UPC cablecom has completed the modernisation of the network in Italian-speaking Switzerland.
Connected software solutions provider Ocean Blue is launching their Horizon HbbTV solution at TV Connect in London.
UPC Cablecom’s launch of its Horizon product in Switzerland has met with the same teething problems as in the Netherlands.
Telenet has announced plans for customers to be able to watch television content, live and recorded, across any TV screen.
“Within five short months we have sold over 100,000 [Horizon] subscriptions and have over 200,000 unique users enjoying our on-line and multiscreen services in the Netherlands,” LGI president and CEO Mike Fries has said.
UPC Cablecom has launched Horizon TV, the TV everywhere service via internet and on mobile devices. It is available to all customers with an existing digital TV subscription.
The Dutch consumer association (Consumentenbond) has launched a UPC Horizon panel to bundle all complaints about the new set-top box.
Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries says there are lessons to be learnt from over-the-top steamer Netflix, but made it clear cable would have the final say.