The Swiss Competition Commission (WEKO) has approved the acquisition of telecommunications company Sunrise by Liberty Global’s subsidiary UPC.
Austrian cable operator Lampert has set up a DVB-T transmitter in neighbouring Switzerland in order to be able to distribute the popular TV channels of Swiss public broadcaster SRG on its network again.
Sportsfans in Germany and Switzerland will soon be able to subscribe to DAZN directly through their mobile operator.
Swiss telecommunications provider Sunrise accuses its rival Swisscom of having abused its dominant market position from 2001 to 2007, unlawfully hindering competition with its pricing policy for ADSL services.
Eurochannel, the pay-TV channel focusing on European cinema, has launched on Swiss telco Swisscom’s IPTV platform.
Olaf Swantee, former CEO of Swiss telco Sunrise, has joined US financial investor Warburg Pincus as a “strategic advisor”.
Children’s channel ducktv has launched on Swisscom TV, the IPTV platform operated by Swiss telco Swisscom.
The supervisory board of German cable operator Tele Columbus has appointed Dr Daniel Ritz as CEO and member of the management board with effect from February 1, 2020.
Swiss telco Swisscom will bundle its IPTV platform Swisscom TV with streaming service Netflix through a joint subscription from January 27, 2020.
Switzerland’s competition commission Weko could approve the takeover of cable operator UPC by telecommunications company Sunrise, but only under conditions.