German media company Your Family Entertainment (YFE) has launched its family channel Fix&Foxi on December 1, 2014.
Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom has increased the customer figure of its domestic IPTV platform Swisscom TV by 34,000 to a total of 1.13 million customers.
Internet access was the main growth driver at Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom in Q3 2014.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom wants to make its fixed-line telephone customers available on the go on their smartphone under their fixed-line number which they can also use to make phone calls at fixed-line telephony rates.
Swiss local TV channels TeleBärn and Tele M1 have commenced offering their programmes in HD quality.
German commercial sports broadcaster sportdigital will launch an HD channel on November 4, 2014.
US media company Liberty Global has created the new position of chief customer officer (CCO) at its cable subsidiaries in Austria and Switzerland, UPC Austria and UPC Cablecom, which have been operating under joint leadership since August, 2014.
German sports channel Sport1 HD will offer an advertising window for Switzerland from mid-November 2014.
German science channel Welt der Wunder TV has launched its planned sister channel for viewers in neighbouring Switzerland.
German commercial TV channel RTL Nitro will launch an advertising window for viewers in neighbouring Austria on October 16, 2014.