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TV growth provides some relief for Romtelecom and OTE

Deutsche Telekom-backed Greek telco OTE’s Romanian subsidiary Romtelecom had 1.208 million TV subscribers at the end of September, up 20.4% year-on-year, giving its subscriber base TV penetration of 44%. The figure for TV included satellite and cable customers as well as IPTV subscribers. The rise in TV customers partially offset a decline in revenues due […]

Deutsche Telekom satellite TV offering passes 50,000

Deutsche Telekom’s new satellite TV service has signed up about 50,000 customers in its first six weeks, according to local press. Deutsche Telekom marketing chief Christian Illek told the Reuters news service that the operator was pleased with the progress of the satellite version of the Entertain service. He said the figures were at the […]

Deutsche Telekom adds new Entertain channels

Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain IPTV service has added toddler channel BabyTV and Spiegel TV Wissen HD to its programming line-up, according to local reports. Fox International Channels-owned BabyTV will air 24 hours a day as part of the Entertain, Kids and BigTV packages. Spiegel TV Wissen HD (Knowledge) will be available in standard definition in the […]

France 24 Entertains in Germany

France 24 has expanded its distribution in Germany by signing a carriage deal with Deutsche Telekom. The English version of the channel is now available on Entertain, Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV platform. The deal will bring France 24 to an additional 1.3 million German households, taking its footprint in the country to over 20 million homes. […]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly to set up FTTH subsidiary

Deutsche Telekom is planning to create a new subsidiary specifically to look after high-speed fibre-optic networks and challenge the country’s cable operators in the high-speed access market, according to a report in the Financial Times Deutschland. Citing people familiar with the plans, the paper has reported that the new company, FTTH GmbH, could employ up […]

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