The Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska continues to be hampered by the delay in the competition authority UOKiK’s decision on its acquisition by UPC Polska.
German cable operator Unitymedia will deploy the 4K version of Horizon in Germany as part of the rollout of the new box throughout the European footprint of parent company Liberty Global, Unitymedia CEO Lutz Schüler told Broadband TV News.
Liberty Global’s operating income in Europe slumped by 29.7% year-on-year to $537 million in the third quarter.
Liberty Global CTO Balan Nair has been named as the President and CEO of the company’s Latin American and Caribbean operations.
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), has been elected Bill Warga, VP technology for Liberty Global, as chairman of the SCTE•ISBE board for the 2017-’18 term.
MySports, the new sports channel operated by UPC in Switzerland, will bring the first eSports format to Swiss TV screens.
Liberty Global’s acquisition of Multimedia Polska is unlikely to have a major impact on the cable market in Poland.
WATCH VIDEO. French international broadcaster TV5Monde has launched the 7 Jours sur La Planète app on Ziggo’s Horizon set-top box in the Netherlands.
Belgian operator Telenet opened its own innovation centre in Brussels in the presence of Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Post.
A new Connect App sill offer Liberty Global customers connectivity across mobile and WiFi networks in and out of the home.