TV-plus-fibre bundles boost Bezeq’s yes TV in Israel

The launch of a TV-plus-fibre bundle boosted Israeli telco Bezeq-owned TV service provider yes’s top line for the second quarter, with IPTV customers now accounting for 64% of the unit’s base. Yes’s revenues grew 6.3% to NIS336 million (US$90 million), driven by the launch of the TV + Bezeq fibre bundle, together new with agreements […]

Israel’s Yes TV boosted by IPTV growth and fibre bundling

Bezeq-owned Israeli pay TV service Yes saw its IPTV base rise significantly year-on-year for the first quarter, offsetting a decline in its DTH base and contributing to a rise in revenue for the outfit. Growth was significantly driven by a combination of Yes with Bezeq’s fibre offering. Yes now has 356,000 IPTV customers, representing 61% […]

Disney agrees Bezeq distribution ahead of Israel launch for Disney+

DBS Satellite services, a subsidiary of Israeli telco Bezeq, has announced a distribution agreement with Disney for the Mouse House’s entry into the local streaming market.  The deal will see Bezeq-owned mobile operator Pelephone and satellite operator yes distribute Disney+ when it launches in Israel next month.  The Bezeq subsidiaries have agreed to distribute the […]

Bezeq CEO Mizrahi to quit after four years

Dudu Mizrahi, the CEO of Israeli service provider Bezeq, has resigned after four years in charge. Mizrahi will continue to serve as CEO until a replacement is found and to ensure an orderly transition, the company said. Mizrahi took the reins at Bezeq in 2018 after a tumultuous period that led to the resignation of […]

Boost for Bezeq expected from yes merger and infrastructure-ISP combo

Israeli service provider Bezeq’s merger of its Bezeq International consumer business with direct-to-home pay TV operator yes, the combination of infrastructure and ISP divisions and the planned separation of its business-focused ICT division into a separate wholly-owned company will deliver significant benefits for the company, according to analysts at Jefferies. According to Jefferies, the acquisition […]

Bezeq’s Yes taps Synamedia for broadcast-equivalent latency for OTT TV

Bezeq-owned Israeli pay TV service provider Yes is using Synamedia’s video network portfolio to deliver broadcast-equivalent latency for its cloud-based, internet-only TV service, the technology outfit has revealed. According to Synamedia Yes is of the view that this deployment will make it the first operator in the world to deliver broadcast-equivalent latency. Synamedia says it […]

Cellcom and Bezeq both in talks to buy Golan

Telco Cellcom Israel is in talks to acquire Golan Telecom, the operator has confirmed. On February 16, the company issued a statement which said: “Cellcom Israel Ltd. announced today that it is in negotiations with Golan Telecom Ltd.’s, or Golan Telecom, shareholders, in regards to possible purchase of their holdings in Golan Telecom. The Company […]