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).
UPC has purchased the cable infrastructure from Fernsehgenossenschaft Boll-Sinneringen.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch an OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland.
Swiss cable operator UPC has decided to significantly expand its partner model.
Swiss 1, a new commercial TV channel from Switzerland, plans to launch on June 8, 2017.
German car and motor sports channel Motorvision TV will become available on the cable networks of UPC in Austria and Switzerland in mid-April 2017.