UPC cablecom has begun to offer unencrypted local channels in its basic package.
The France Télévisions group will become the main shareholder of TV5 Monde, taking over the shares held by AEF.
Swisscom is to offer its DSL customers the basic digital IPTV service Swisscom TV light for free in order to compete better with cable.
Cable networks in Switzerland have grown the number of digital connections in the country by 25% over the last 12 months.
Subscribers to UPC Cablecom will have online access to significantly more channels than their Dutch counterparts when the Horizon platform is launched in Switzerland early next year.
The Zurich-based publishing company Ringier has decided to sell its 33.3% stake in the pay-TV operator Teleclub for an undisclosed fee.
Geneva-based cable operator Naxoo is launching a fully flexible digital TV subscription called simply One.
Swiss pay-TV platform Teleclub is to launch a new suite of premium channels into French-speaking Switzerland.
UPC Cablecom added another 54,600 subscriptions in the second quarter across TV, internet and telephony.
Switzerland’s 3 Plus Group will launch a new TV channel this autumn.