Austria


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 […]

Turkey’s BluTV launches on Amazon Channels in Germany and Austria

Turkish SVOD service BluTV has joined the Amazon Prime Video Channels line-up in Germany and Austria. Amazon Prime subscribers can access BluTV for €4.99 per-month. The service offers dramas, movies and TV shows, as well as BluTV original series like Masum (Innocent), 7Yüz (7Faces) and Sifir Bir (Zero One). “We are proud to make one more step towards […]

A1 Telekom Austria launches youth-focused OTT TV service

A1 Telekom Austria has launched an OTT TV service aimed at a younger audience. The OTT service, a1now.tv, will provide users with live and video-on-demand content across sport, music and entertainment, including matches from the Austrian Football Bundesliga – for which A1 has signed to be an official rights holder – and lifestyle content from […]

T-Mobile Austria launches UPC TV app on mobile network

T-Mobile Austria has launched the UPC TV app on its mobile network and on the Amazon Fire TV streaming device. The move means that an offering of around 100 TV channels is now available to UPC customers in Austria on the T-Mobile and tele-ring mobile networks, enabling them to view content on the move or […]

MTV+ joins Amazon channels line-up in Germany and Austria

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched MTV+ on Amazon Prime Video Channels in Germany and Austria. Prime members can add MTV+ to their existing Prime membership for €2.99 per-month and use it to access MTV on-demand content and the linear MTV Brand New channel. The news comes after VIMN recently signed an SVOD deal […]

T-Mobile Austria names consumer marketing chief

T-Mobile Austria, which purchased cable operator UPC Austria from Liberty Global earlier this year, has named Michael Rochel as head of marketing for residential customers, effective as of December 1. Rochel, who will report residential customers director Jan Willem Stapel, was previously head of marketing and product management in T-Mobile ‘s consumer business unit. T-Mobile […]

Pluto TV to expand into new European markets

US-based linear ad-supported OTT TV service Pluto TV is to launch in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the near future, following its launch in the UK on the Now TV platform and Roku devices at the beginning of October. Speaking at the OTT TV World Summit in London, Olivier Jollet, managing director, Europe, Pluto TV, […]

BBC experimenting internationally following BBC Player launch in Germany

The BBC has confirmed it is experimenting with “different ways to reach audiences in different markets” after launching an SVOD offering via Amazon Prime Video Channels in Germany and Austria last week. BBC Player launched for the first time in Germany and Austria on November 15, with the €3.99 per-month subscription service available exclusively to […]

Deutsche Telekom TV numbers up as convergence fuels growth

Deutsche Telekom said that converged fixed-network and mobile products continued to fuel its customer growth in the third quarter, with TV numbers up across most markets. Deutsche Telekom boosted its TV base in Germany by 6.5% to reach 3.291 million. Quarterly TV revenues were up 5.7% to €373 million. The company said that converged products […]

Deutsche Telekom taps Zenterio for 4K UHD hybrid box launch

Deutsche Telekom has tapped technology provider Zenterio to provide software for its just-launched Entertain TV Sat high-end 4K hybrid set-top. The IPTV, OTT and satellite set-top includes new client and cloud-based features and services including OTT services such as YouTube and Netflix. Telekom is using Zenterio’s platform to support its strategy of harmonising client software […]

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