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Hungary’s 4iG puts together national champion telecom player

Hungarian IT outfit and service provider 4iG has upped its stake in local transmission services company and digital-terrestrial TV service provider Antenna Hungária to 76.78%. The transaction is part of a move supported by the Hungarian government to create a national telecommunications group to compete with Deutsche Telekom-owned Magyar Telekom. 4iG’s acquisition of a majority […]

4iG acquires majority stake in ALBtelecom

Hungarian IT outfit and service provider 4iG has acquired an 80.27% in Albanian telco ALBtelecom. The company is Albania’s leading fixed line internet and TV operator, the largest owner of a fibre network in the country and a mobile operator with its own network. 4iG said the acquisition was another important step in the its […]

ALBtelecom taps Thomson for revamped TV platform

Albanian telco ALBtelecom has chosen Thomson Video Networks’ ViBE XT1000 Xtream transcoder to help consolidate its IPTV/OTT video platform and expand it to accommodate 240 live TV channels. According to Thomson, the ViBE XT1000 will provide the flexibility, high density, and video quality required for the new IPTV architecture, which has been designed to make […]

Albanian telco adopts Telekom brand

Deutsche Telekom-owned Albanian telco Albanian Mobile Telecommunications has rebranded as Telekom Albania, making it the 12th European operator to adopt its parent company’s branding. Albanian Mobile Communications is owned by Deutsche Telekom via Greek subsidiary OTE. Its rebranding follows that of Romtelecom, also owned by OTE, as Telekom Romania. The telco was originally created as a state-owned […]

ALBtelecom chooses Amino for IPTV rollout

Albanian service provider ALBtelecom has chosen Amino to provide set-top boxes for an IPTV service that is currently being rolled out across the country. ALBtelecom will deploy Amino’s HD set-tops as part of a – package that is being rolled out initially to Korçë and Pogradec in south-eastern Albania. The service will be rolled out […]