Deutsche Telekom has renewed its interest in buying the 10% stake in the telco OTE currently held by the Greek state.
TV services are proving to be a major factor in OTE’s improved financial performance, both in its home market Greece and in Romania.
ActiveVideo’s CloudTV software platform has been enlisted by Liberty Global to expand the reach of user experiences offered by Horizon TV, the platform, currently being deployed in Europe and Latin America.
Strong take-up of OTE’s satellite TV offer resulted in the company ending the second quarter with a total of 174,964 subscribers to its TV services.
OTE continued to grow its TV subscriber base in Q1 in both its home market and in Romania despite difficult market conditions in the two countries.
Greece’s OTE has signed a new agreement with Disney studios in order to strengthen its movie portfolio.
Greece’s OTE has confirmed its participation in the auction of Premier League TV rights for the next three seasons (2013-16).
Romtelecom ended the third quarter with 1,231,077 subscribers to its TV services, or 1.9% more than a year earlier.
Deutsche Telekom has ruled out selling its 40% stake in the Greek incumbent OTE.
Greek IPTV platform OTE TV has passed 100,000 subscribers with the operator saying the service is steadily gaining in viewer preference and trust.