The European Commission has fined Slovak Telekom and its parent company Deutsche Telekom a total €38,838,000 for what it terms “abusive conduct in the Slovak broadband market”.
Slovak Telekom has made its OTT multiscreen TV service Magio GO available to all internet users rather than just those subscribing to its Magio digital TV offer.
Slovak Telekom plans to add an OTT service to its offer in the very near future, according to Peter Terpak, the company’s product marketing and management director.
Slovak Telekom has signed a multi-year agreement with Intelsat to expand its DTH service.
Slovak Telekom saw strong growth in its digital TV business in 2013, with the number of Magio TV subscribers increasing by 12.6% to 198,000.
Deutsche Telekom is set to strengthen its presence in Slovakia and Greece.
The Czech PPF Group is reported to be interested in acquiring a minority (49%) stake in Slovak Telekom.
Slovak Telekom gained a record 7,000 new TV subscribers in the third quarter, with its digital TV service Magio ending September with 191,000 customers.
Slovak Telekom will shortly offer its TV viewers exclusive coverage of the Premier League and UEFA Champions League.
Slovak Telekom has agreed to buy Digi Slovakia for an undisclosed fee.