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Altice Labs unveils raft of RDK gateways for DOCSIS and PON

Altice Labs, the technology development arm of the European service provider, has unveiled a portfolio of RDK broadband gateways. TheRDK-powered gateways include a GPON gateway and a DOCIS 3.1 gateway both with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) capability. The line-up also includes and a DOCSIS 3.0 gateway with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) capability. According to the RDK organisation, […]

Amazon Prime Video to launch on Altice One

Amazon and Altice have announced the addition of Prime Video to the Altice One platform. Users in the US will be able to access the entire Prime Video catalogue with shows such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Carnival Row and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.   As per the nature of these kind of agreements, access to […]

Altice in war of words with regulator over 5G plan

Altice Portugal is engaged in a dispute with media and telecom regulator ANACOM over the pace and phasing of the country’s transfer of 700MHz. band spectrum from broadcast to support its 5G mobile rollout. Following a visit by Altice Portugal president Alexandre Fonseca to Madeira, where he was critical of the watchdog’s approach to the […]

Free signs new channels deal with Altice but sues over Virgin Mobile acquisition

Altice France/SFR has signed a new agreement with Iliad Telecom/Free for the continued carriage of its channels BFM TV, RMC Découverte, RMC Story, BFM Paris and BFM Lyon Métropole. At the same time, Free has opened hostilities with Altice on another front by filing a lawsuit. The agreement for carriage of Altice France’s TV channels […]

SFR to be first French operator to integrate Amazon Prime Video

Altice Europe has signed up to a partnership deal with Amazon Prime Video to make the Amazon service available to its SFR customers in France. The agreement means that SFR will be the first Altice operator in Europe and the first operator in France to include the Prime Video app within its TV box. Amazon […]

Altice France launches SFR Box 8 for €5 a month

Altice France/SFR has launched its latest box, the SFR Box 8, commercially for €5 a month for all customers. SFR said its latest offering marked the first time that a French operator had allowed customers to choose their own equipment. Customers with access to the operator’s fibre network will have the option of upgrading to […]

Altice France looking to expand local TV network with Grand Lille TV stake

Altice France has entered into exclusive talks to take an indirect stake in local TV channel provider Grand Lille TV, which operates three channels in the Lille region. Altice has asked media regulator the CSA for authorisation to rebrand the three channels – Grand Lille TV, Grand Littoral TV et Grand Lille Info– as BFM […]

Altice USA taps Devialet for high-end connected home speaker

Altice USA is to launch a Devialet-powered high-end home speaker that can control the connected home. Altice Amplify,described by the company as an intelligent, high-fidelity home speaker that powers the connected home will feature Devialet’s sound technologies and also includes Amazon Alexa built-in for voice control of smart devices, music playback, and so on. Altice […]

SFR takes on Free with new box, rollout in other markets to follow

French service provider Altice France/SFR has unveiled its latest set-top box, the AFR Box 8, designed by the group’s in-house R&D unit, Altice Labs. The box, which is being launched in France, will in fact be rolled out across Altice Europe’s other markets subsequently. The launch of the box follows the much higher-profile unveiling of […]

Alchimie to provide VOD content to SFR

Content aggregator and distributor Alchimiehas signed a three-year agreement with Altice France/ SFR to provide the operator with 2,000 hours of documentaries for SFR’s factual VOD channels for its Power and Premium subscribers.  Alchimie will provide SFR with a selection of 2,000 hours of documentaries spanning nature, culture, travel, history, science and technology programming. The shows will be […]

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