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.
The Romanian incumbent Romtelecom has posted a surprise fall in TV subscriber numbers, with the 1,207,461 recorded at the end of June being 1.2% lower than a year earlier.
Concerns have been raised in the Balkan region that OTE may sell one of its businesses in Albania, Bulgaria and Romania to fund its debt servicing.
Business and financial news channel CNBC has been added to the bouquets of OTE.
The Greek telco OTE plans to sell Hellas Sat within the next six months and will consider disposing of other assets in order to repay loans that expire next year.
OTE-backed Romtelecom ended 2011 with a combined total of 1,179,169 subscribers to its DTH, IPTV and cable TV services, or 11.9% more than a year earlier.