German cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW reports growing demand for its multimedia box horizon in Q1 2014 with more than 40,000 new customers having opted for the device which acts as the central hub for providing the household with media content.
UPC Nederland has launched the Android version of its Horizon TV app.
Liberty Global is preparing to launch a second iteration of its Horizon platform.
UPC Ireland is launching a smart phone app that allows customers to make calls at the same rate as their UPC Home Phone call pack.
The Dutch government is still studying the effects of enforcing must-carry legislation for HbbTV services on cable networks.
UPC Cablecom customers can now use the replay function free of charge for 77 channels (30 of those in HD).
UnitymediaKabelBW said it is working together with Sky Deutschland to solve the problems with the Horizon set-top box.
Liberty Global might take its Horizon product beyond just TV.
The deal that brings Netflix to Virgin subscribers in the UK was signed before Liberty Global took over the British cabler.
UPC Ireland has officially launched the Horizon TV receiver, offering a bundle that includes HD channels as standard, recording for up to four channels simultaneously and 100 Mbps broadband for €50 per month.