Wolfgang Elsäßer, long-standing managing director of Astra Deutschland and most recently head of TV at Deutsche Telekom, will make a move to Switzerland.
Red Bee Media will supply IMDb ratings for Swisscom’s television offer on the TV box, TV air web and TV air mobile apps.
Cirkus, the video-on-demand service offering series from the UK and Scandinavia, is now available on the IPTV platform A1 TV of Austrian telco A1 Telekom Austria.
Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa rolls out its video-on-demand service National Geographic+ in Switzerland.
German pay-TV channel GEO Television is now available in Switzerland on Teleclub/Swisscom TV.
Documentary channel A&E is now available on Teleclub’s Swiss pay-TV platform.
Swiss telecommunications company Sunrise expands its sports portfolio and now offers its IPTV customers a total of 572 Bundesliga and 2nd-division Bundesliga games, plus tennis, golf and other sports highlights, all via the Sky Sport app that comes with the TV Box UHD.
Swiss telco Swisscom has fully acquired Swiss media and cinema company Cinetrade, operator of pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch an OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland.
Liberty Global’s Swiss cable operator UPC will transmit the live games of German football league Bundesliga shown by Sky Deutschland in Switzerland from the new season starting in August 2017.