UPC Cablecom acquires Télémeyrin

Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom has acquired local operator Télémeyrin. The Liberty Global-backed operator now owns the whole of the company, which operates cable services in Meyrin, which is the fourth largest town in the canton of Geneva and has a population of 22,000. UPC Cablecom acquired the stake in the company it did not […]

Cablecom adds HD public channels

Cablecom is adding HD versions of the six Swiss public channels to its platform. The Swiss cable operator will begin airing HD versions of German-language channels SF 1 and SF 2, French-language channels TSR 1, TSR 2 and German-language channels RSI 1 and RSI 2 on February 29. Swisscom’s basic package offers 55 channels, including […]

Cablecom appeals against analogue carriage ruling

Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom has launched an appeal against the country’s Federal Administrative Court’s decision requiring it to carry youth channel Joiz on its analogue platform. The court’s decision upheld an earlier ruling by the Federal Office of Communication on November 10 2010. Under Swiss law, channels with particularly valuable journalistic content must be […]