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.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has expanded its new subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service MyPrime by movies and TV series from German rights dealer Tele München Gruppe.
Scores of German-language on-demand videos are set to land on the Opera TV Store app platform, as Opera Software inks an agreement with German motion-picture syndicator Videovalis.
Satellite operator SES has signed an agreement with Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom to deploy its internet via satellite service Astra Connect in Switzerland.