CNN Money Switzerland, the first English-language Swiss business news channel, will launch on January 24, 2018 at 18.00 CET.
Swiss telco Swisscom has chosen SoftAtHome, a French software provider for convergent services in the digital home, to support the new Wi-Fi box of its IPTV platform Swisscom TV.
US general entertainment channel 4KUniverse makes its international debut this week, as Astra satellite operator SES begins distribution of the Ultra HD service to Swisscom TV, the IPTV platform of Swiss telco Swisscom with 1.45 million customers.
The new Swiss sports channel MySports, available exclusively on cable and not on competing IPTV platform Swisscom TV, shows its effect.
The free-to-air and pay-TV channels operated by Discovery Networks Deutschland will continue to be carried on Swiss IPTV platform Swisscom TV.
The Swiss cable operators continue to grow through selling internet and telephony subscriptions while they are still losing TV customers.
Swisscom has added Ultra HD channel Insight TV to its IPTV platform Swisscom TV 2.0.
The Swiss cable operators recorded a loss of 80,300 TV customers in 2016.
The Swiss cable operators have won 58,300 new telephony and 3,400 new interneht customers in the past 12 months.
The Swiss cable operators have lost 129,000 TV customers in the past 12 months, mainly due to the strong competition with IPTV provider Swisscom.