Cosmote TV

Greece’s Cosmote TV renews FIM MotoGP broadcasting deal

Greek pay TV platform Cosmote TV has renewed its broadcasting deal with FIM MotoGP World Championship through to 2026. Cosmote TV will continue to exclusively broadcast the motorcycle racing circuit in Greece on Cosmote Sport channels as part of the extended three-year contract. MotoGP coverage will include all of the Grands Prix, practice sessions, qualifying […]

“We cannot sustain these levels of spending anymore for sport rights” urges Cosmote TV exec

“We cannot sustain these levels of spending anymore for sport rights” urged Dimitris Michalakis, executive director Cosmote TV and Member of the OTE Group Management  During a Deutsche Telekom keynote session at the New Europe Market (NEM) today in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Michalakis said rising costs for sports rights is “not making any money for anybody.” […]

Cosmote TV delivers first 5G live broadcast in Greece

Greek telco OTE’s Cosmote TV service has delivered what it says is the first live television broadcast via a 5G network in Greece during the Greek Cup final football match. Cosmote TV’s pilot application included remote control of two robotic cameras and transmission of audio and video via its 5G network, without the use of […]

Greece’s Cosmote TV signs up Viacom’s Nick+ on-demand service

Viacom International Media Networks has announced the launch of Nick+ on Greece PayTV platform, Cosmote TV. The new service will offer access to more than 400 hours of Nick entertainment, any time on any device for Cosmote TV subscribers. Commenting, David Urgell, SVP of strategy, content distribution and digital for VIMN’s Southern & Western Europe, […]

BBC Studios strikes deal for content on Cosmote TV

BBC Studios has struck a deal with Deutsche Telekom-backed Greek telco OTE’s pay TV platform Cosmote TV today that will see it license over 250 hours of premium factual titles from BBC Studios for the Greek service’s on demand offering. The deal is designed to complement the schedule for the BBC Earth linear channel which […]

Deutsche Telekom posts modest TV gains

Deutsche Telekom has recorded a modest increase in its TV base for the quarter to June, with mixed results in its central and eastern European operations, amidst a solid overall performance boosted by its US business. Deutsche Telekom saw its German TV base increase by 1.5% quarter-on-quarter to 3.24 million at the end of June, […]

Cosmote TV launches Go packages

Greek telco OTE’s pay TV service Cosmote TV has launched a set of new OTT TV thematic packages for multiscreen service Cosmote TV Go, which it says are designed to provide greater flexibility to subscribers. The new Cosmote TV Go packs provide premium content via mobile phone, tablet and the computer, offering subscribers the option […]

OTE extends NBA deal

Greek telco OTE’s Cosmote TV pay TV service has signed a multiyear partnership extension with the NBA that will enable it to air a greater number of NBA matches on its Cosmote Sport channels. All games will also be available on demand through the Cosmote TV Go multiscreen and Cosmote Replay TV catch-up services. The […]

Cosmote TV secures Greek rights to La Liga

Greek telco OTE’s Cosmote TV service has renewed the exclusive TV broadcasting rights for Spain’s La Liga for another three-year period until 2021. The agreement adds to Cosmote TV’s rights to UEFA’s Champions League and Europa League. In addition to linear TV, La Liga games will be available via the Cosmote TV Go and Cosmote […]

Cosmote TV secures Champions League football

OTE-owned Greek pay TV service Cosmote TV has secured exclusive rights to Champions League and Europa League football until 2021. All Champions League and Europa League matches will air exclusively on Cosmote Sports channels. The pay TV operator has secured rights to 137 Champions League matches and 205 Europa League matches as well as the […]