Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has increased its number of internet and telephony customers in Q2 2014, but faced a decrease in classic cable TV subscriptions.
Swiss commercial TV broadcaster 3 Plus Group will launch its third channel on September 11, 2014.
The new Swiss commercial broadcaster TV24 will expand its schedule by live sports coverage.
Global media group SPI International wants to launch its TV channels in Germany and Austria, as Berk Uziyel, director of new media at SPI International and executive director of FilmBox International, confirmed to Broadband TV News.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has acquired the fibre-optic cable network of Télé-Pregny-Chambésy which serves the municipality Pregny-Chambésy in the canton of Geneva.
SPI International has completed a distribution deal with The Digital Cable Group in Switzerland to launch two sports channels – FightBox HD and Fast&FunBox HD – in the German speaking part of Switzerland.
Switzerland’s domestic telco Swisscom wants to launch a video-on-demand (VOD) service on its IPTV platform Swisscom TV later this year offering movies, series and documentaries for a monthly flat fee.
Google has launched its Chromecast HDMI streaming dongle in six more international markets.
German science channel Welt der Wunder TV wants to set up a sister service for Switzerland.
The German version of movie and series channel Universal Channel will expand into neighbouring Austria and Switzerland.