The CMA as given its provisional backing to the merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media with Telefonica’s O2.
The Czech incumbent telco O2 will switch to a new and more robust platform for its TV services this year.
O2 ended 2020 with a total of 529,000 subscribers to its IPTV and OTT services in the Czech Republic.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland and mobile network operator Telefónica O2 Deutschland will use elements of 5G Broadcast for a live sports production for the first time.
The European Commission has referred the proposed merger of Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile with O2 to the UK’s European Commission for investigation.
O2 ended the third quarter with 503,000 IPTV and OTT subscribers in the Czech Republic.
Competition and Markets Authority has made a request to the European Commission for it to refer the proposed merger of Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile with O2 to the UK regulator.
Liberty Global saw revenues decline by 4.5% in the second quarter as the TV and broadband operator felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Competition and Markets Authority is to ask the European Commission to take full control of the review into the merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media and Telefonica’s O2.
Sportsfans in Germany and Switzerland will soon be able to subscribe to DAZN directly through their mobile operator.