Former German TV show host Max Schautzer sticks with his plans to launch a TV channel for senior citizens.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch TV channels’ programmes up to seven days after their broadcast.
Broadband internet access has been the main growth driver for Kabel Deutschland the last 12 months.
The internet and telephony services were the main growth drivers of Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus in Q1 2015.
Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia has recorded 80,000 new customers for its multimedia box Horizon in Q1 2015 – more than in any other quarter.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has rolled out its high-speed internet access service with a data rate of up to 200Mbps (download) and 12Mbps (upload) in 54 further towns.
Switzerland’s cable operators continue to gain new customers through their internet access services, but can’t halt the loss of classic cable TV subscriptions caused by the strong competition with IPTV providers.
The German Federal Network Agency will commence the auction of the frequencies in the 700 MHz range for fast mobile internet access in particular in rural regions on May 27, 2015.
German cable operator Tele Columbus has commenced offering its customers internet access with a download speed of 400Mbps as the first internet service provider in the German consumer market.
German cable operator NetCologne has increased the maximum download data rate of its internet access service from 100 to 200Mbps.