A1 Telekom Austria

A1 Telekom Austria shareholders approve spin-off of cell tower company

A1 Telekom Austria Group shareholders have given approval to spin off the cell tower business to the newly founded EuroTeleSites AG at a general assembly held yesterday August 1. The telco company announced in February it will spin off its radio masts into a separate cell tower company while maintaining the ownership structure. The subject […]

América Móvil declining pay TV revenues soften top line growth

Mexico-based Latin American and European telecom giant América Móvil, owner of Telmex, Claro and Telekom Austria, saw its top line revenue growth softened by a fall in pay TV and fixed voice revenues in Q1, even as TV numbers rose in most markets. Total operating revenues for the first three months of 2023 increased by […]

Blue Ant Media adds Love Nature to A1 pay-TV platforms in CEE

International content producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media has signed a new deal with A1 Telekom Austria Group to extend the distribution of its channel, Love Nature, on A1 pay TV platforms in Central and Eastern Europe. The wildlife and nature channel that airs in Austria and Bulgaria will now also exist on […]

 CFO Siegfried Mayrhofer exits A1 Telekom Austria

A1 Telekom Austria Group’s chief financial officer, Siegfried Mayrhofer, will exit the company at the end of August 2023 after over two decades.  According to Telekom Austria, Mayrhofer made the decision to leave in mid-2022 and informed the presidium of the supervisory board about it. He will leave when his management board contract expires. Mayrhofer joined the company in […]

Canal+ launches streaming service and linear channel in Austria

Canal+ Austria – the joint venture between the French pay TV operator and A1 Telekom Austria – is to launch as a streaming service and accompanying linear channel from tomorrow. The streaming service will provide three simultaneous streams on up to five devices for €8.99 a month. It will include exclusive original content from Studiocanal, […]

A1 Telekom Austria taps 3SS for smart TV apps

TV technology outfit 3SS has delivered two new smart TV apps for A1 Telecom Austria Group-owned A1 Bulgaria. The apps, which are now live, enable Bulgarian subscribers to the group’s Xplore TV offering to view the service on Samsung Tizen and LG webOS connected TVs. According to 3SS, the A1 Bulgaria launch is the first market […]

A1 Makedonija launches A1 Xplore TV from Zappware

A1 Telekom Austria-owned North Madeconian fixed and mobile service provider A1 Makedonija has launched its version of A1 Xplore TV, the group’s advanced TV platform with technology from Zappware. A1 Telekom Austria has been in the process of deploying the Zappware platform across its networks in central and eastern Europe, including launches in Bulgaria, Austria, […]

Canal+ teams up with A1 Telekom Austria for new TV offering

Canal+ has struck a partnership with A1 Telekom Austria that will see the pay TV provider enter the Austrian market in the first quarter of next year. Canal+ and the Austrian telco’s TV arm, A1 nowTV, will roll out a new content offering adapted to the Austrian market, with A1 turning to Canal+’s product and […]

A1 Austria launches on Amazon Fire TV with Zappware

A1 Austria is launching its video service on the Amazon Fire TV streaming stick. The service provider has tapped Zappware to deliver the technology for its TV service, which is now being extended to Amazon Fire TV devices, across a country where Amazon Prime Video has a high level of penetration. According to Zappware, Amazon […]

DTVE Symposium session on the UX to address the issues facing multinational, multi-network operators

The user experience is the unique point of contact between the video service provider and the customer, and a key element of differentiation between services. But with major TV operators increasingly delivering hybrid broadcast, non-linear and app-based services over multiple network types in multiple territories, delivering a compelling unified experience has also become uniquely challenging. […]

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