Broadband internet and telephony remained the growth drivers for cable operators UPC Austria and UPC Cablecom in Q3 2015.
German cable operator Tele Columbus will launch its mobile service on September 1, 2015, turning the company into a quadruple play provider.
Austria wants to transfer the terrestrial frequency range between 694 and 790 MHz currently used for broadcasting to mobile network operators from 2020.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has reported the strongest growth in Q2 2015 at its mobile service.
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.
The data volume carried by Germany’s mobile networks has increased more strongly than expected last year.