The number of pay-TV subscribers in Germany rose from 7.5 million (2016) to 7.7 million in 2017 and in Germany, Austria and Switzerland from 8.4 million to 8.7 million.
Severina Pascu, currently COO of UPC Switzerland, will succeed Eric Tveter as CEO from September 1.
Amino is to provide advanced hybrid devices to support Swisscom Broadcast with the delivery of their new TV-as-a-Service (TvaaS) 2.0 platform.
Sunrise Communications Group has announced that Karin Schmidt, Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Leadership Team, has decided to leave the company to pursue new challenges.
Swiss cable operator UPC will change the mobile network it uses for its mobile services by moving from Orange to Swisscom.
Liberty Global is exploring the sale of its cable subsidiaries in Switzerland and Austria.
Cable operator UPC has remained on growth course in Q3 2017 in Austria and Switzerland.
Four further Swiss cable operators have added UPC’s new local sports channel MySports to their line-up: Glattwerk, R. Geissmann, Fiberstream and AjoieNet.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will launch its OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland on August 17, 2017.
The turnover generated by pay-TV channels and paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services has increased in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland in 2016 by around 11% to over €3 billion for the first time (2015: €2.7 billion).