Leading Portuguese cablenet ZON Multimedia has reported a 17.66 percentage point increase in the number of subscribers taking its triple play services. The operator has also reversed a recent decline in pay-TV subscriptions.
Alcatel-Lucent has announced its selection by ZON Multimedia to deploy a gigabit passive optical network (GPON)-based fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) architecture in Portugal. The new system will allow the cablenet to run HDTV services, video-on-demand and VoIP.
Portuguese cablenet ZON Multimedia is to launch a DTH satellite platform serving Angola following a share sale and purchase agreement with Kento Holding Limited.
ZON Multimedia has grown triple play penetration to an all time high. An increase of 19.3 percentage points over the last 12 months has taken the number of subscribers taking a bundle of TV, telephony and broadband to 435,900, representing 26.9% of the installed base.
Portuguese cablenet Zon Multimedia has announced plans for the commercial deployment of a 1 Gbps broadband internet service.