Slovak Telekom has pulled off a major coup for its TV business by hiring a leading executive from the national commercial broadcaster Joj.
Competition in Slovakia’s mobile TV market is intensifying, with the incumbent just having significantly improved its offer.
Slovak Telekom is revamping its mobile TV service Magio Go from July 1.
The Slovak national commercial broadcaster Joj and Slovak Telekom has teamed up to create a new children’s channel.
Deutsche Telekom is to acquire the 49% stake in Slovak Telekom it does not already own for €700 million.
Slovak Telekom ended the first quarter with 474.000 subscribers to its TV services, a 6.8% on the total a year earlier.
Slovakia has launched an IPO for a 49% stake in the incumbent Slovak Telekom, with the aim of raising up to €1 billion from the sale.
The Slovak state is to sell its 49% stake in the incumbent telco Slovak Telekom.
Slovak Telekom ended 2014 with 468,000 subscribers to its TV services, a significant increase on the 198,000 posted a year earlier.
Slovak Telekom and Markiza have entered into a long-term partnership in the field of HD broadcasting.