A1 Telekom Austria


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. […]

A1 Hrvatska launches Zappware-powered TV service

Telekom Austria-owned Croatian service provider A1 Hrvatska has launched the group’s Zappware-powered personalised TV service. The move follows the deployment of the Zappware-powered user experience with A1’s operations in Bulgaria, Austria and Slovenia. The revamped TV service is being deployed across Telekom Austria’s A1-branded service providers in central and eastern Europe, starting with its Bulgarian […]

KPN names A1’s Plater to supervisory board

Dutch telco KPN has named A1 Telekom Austria COO Alejandro Plater to its supervisory board as the designate member for América Móvil. Plater will succeed Carlos García Moreno Elizondo who has decided to step down for personal reasons. García Moreno Elizondo, who is currently CFO of América Móvil, joined the KPN board in 2013 designated […]

A1now taps Vionlabs AI for personalised recommendation

A1 Telekom Austria has AIcontent analysis specialist Vionlabs to provide its Content Analysis Platform deliver content recommendations on its streaming service A1now. According to Vionlabs, the move will enable A1now to understand why customers like certain programming and hence provide personalised viewing recommendations. The Vionlabs AI-engine provides analysis and data by measuring thousands of variables […]

A1 Slovenia launches advanced TV with Zappware

Telekom Austria’s Slovenian subsidiary A1 Slovenia has launched an advanced TV service using technology supplied to the group by Zappware. The launch of the service, A1 Xplore TV, follows the launches of similar services in Bulgaria and Austria. The set-top box being used by the Slovenian unit is Linux based. In Slovenia, A1 Telekom Austria […]

A1 Telekom Austria launches A1 Xplore TV with Zappware

A1 Telekom Austria Group has its A1 Xplrore TV content and streaming platform in Austria, following the launch of the service in Bulgaria at the end of last year. A1 has tapped technology provider Zappware to deliver the platform for the service, which enables it to offer a single platform in multiple markets.  A1 is […]

A1 Bulgaria taps Zappware for advanced TV service

A1 Telekom Austria’s Bulgarian operation, A1 Bulgaria, has launched A1 Xplore TV, a new advanced TV service using technology provider Zappware’s video back-office: an end-to-end solution.  The A1 Xplore TV service, based on Zappware’d Nexx 4.0 user experience, provides personalised content from over 80 channels with a seven-day catch-up, offering, an on-demand catalogue and premium […]

Austrian study reveals profile of esports fans

Half of Austrians under the age of 25 are interested in esports and one in seven Austrians regularly consume esports content, according to a study by A1 Telekom Austria with Nielsen. Some 32% of people surveyed expressed a strong interest in esports, with that number rising to 49% among 14-24 year-olds. Some 73% of esports […]

A1 tests 8K streaming over 5G

Austrian telco A1 is today debuting a test of 8K video streaming via its 5G networkat the  Alpbach 2019 European Forum. A1 teamed up with technology partners Nokia and Samsung for the project. The telco expanded the mobile Internet infrastructure in the Tyrolean town, upgrading four existing outdoor transmitters with 5G ‘Massive MiMo’ antennas, and […]

A1 Telekom Austria sees boost from TV numbers

A1 Telekom Austria’s Q2 was boosted by strong growth in TV numbers across its central and eastern European markets, with the group highlighting the role of TV content, as well as its solutions and connectivity business, in driving up fixed-line revenues. Fixed line revenue-generating units overall grew by 0.5%, with TV and to a lesser […]