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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 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 Telekom Austria moves forward with international rebrand

A1 Telekom Austria Group’s operating company in the Belarusian market has begun a two-phase rebranding of the local brand Velcom. Initially, the dual brand velcom | A1 will be used, transitioning later this year into the single brand A1. On April 3, the group’s operating company in North Macedonia announced that its local brand Vip […]

TV content boosts A1 Telekom Austria

The “increased significance of TV content” helped boost A1 Telekom Austria’s performance in 2018, along with resilience in its fixed-line business and growth in solutions and connectivity. A1 also saw strong growth in demand for mobile WiFi routers, in some cases substituting for fixed broadband. The company said that TV content and solutions and connectivity […]

Telekom Austria rebrands Bulgarian unit as A1

A1 Telekom Austria Group has rebranded its Bulgarian subsidiary Mtel to A1 Bulgaria. The move represents the latest step in Telekom Austria’s drive to create a single brand strategy across all the its operations in a progressive manner geared to local circumstances. Telekom Austria has adopted the A1 brand to build a perception of it […]

Telekom Austria to rebrand all its operations under A1 marque

Telekom Austria is to use its domestic market A1 brand across all its operations in a phased operation that will ultimately see its over 24 million customers consume services via a single brand. The operator said that the rebranding decision was based on “extensive analysis of the market environment and the branding landscape” that identified […]

Telekom Austria sees TV boost

Telekom Austria saw its overall revenue-generating unit numbers boosted by TV during the second quarter, with some TV outperforming broadband in some markets and underperforming it in others. Telekom Austria had 290,100 pay TV customers in Austria at the end of June, up 5.1% year-on-year. Broadband customers dipped slightly by 0.1% to 1.467 million. Overall […]

Unitymedia drops down Netflix’s ISP Speed Index

Unitymedia Kabel was among the major movers in Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index, with the Germany operator’s average web speed falling to 3.18 Mbps in January. Netflix noted that the internet service provider, which had ranked at the top since Netflix launched service in that country, dropped thee places in the month to eighth place. […]

Telekom Austria sees TV boost

Telekom Austria said that TV and broadband growth partly compensated for continued losses in fixed-line voice in the third quarter. In Austria, the company’s A1 TV service had 263,000 customers at the end of the quarter, up 7.9%. However, TV and broadband revenue failed to completely arrest a decline in fixed line ARPU. In Bulgaria, […]

Telekom Austria to launch OTT service

A1, the domestic Austrian brand of Telekom Austria, is to launch an OTT TV service on August 17 in a beta trial, available to a sample of 1,000 users, with a nationwide launched planned later. Telekom Austria plans to make the service available to both its existing customers and to non-subscribers. However, the service will […]