Liberty Global is exploring the sale of its cable subsidiaries in Switzerland and Austria.
Swiss cable operator UPC has integrated OTT service Sky Sport as an app on its Horizon box.
Cable operator UPC has remained on growth course in Q3 2017 in Austria and Switzerland.
The new Swiss sports channel MySports, available exclusively on cable and not on competing IPTV platform Swisscom TV, shows its effect.
Four further Swiss cable operators have added UPC’s new local sports channel MySports to their line-up: Glattwerk, R. Geissmann, Fiberstream and AjoieNet.
MySports, the new sports channel operated by UPC in Switzerland, will bring the first eSports format to Swiss TV screens.
Swiss cable operator group Quickline wants to not only reach the 400,000 households within its footprint, but the whole Swiss population from September 2017.
Swiss cable operator UPC will show exclusive content from Red Bull Media House on its sports channel MySports launching on September 8, 2017 following a partnership agreement signed between both companies.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch an OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland.
Swiss cable operator UPC welcomes the decision by competition commission COMCO against precautionary measures regarding the broadcasting of ice-hockey on its new channel MySports.