UPC Czech Republic adds Chromecast and Apple TV streaming to Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is adding the ability to stream from Chromecast and Apple TV devices to the HDMI-equipped televisions to its Horizon Go advanced mobile TV service. Horizon in the Czech Republic currently makes 123 channels available, including 50 HD services, which can now be streamed via the two devices via […]

UPC Czech Republic offering Horizon Go, HBO Go to non-TV customers

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has made its Horizon Go mobile TV service available to users with internet subscriptions but no pay TV contract for the first time. Horizon Go in the Czech Republic offers access to the My Prime video-on-demand service and 24 TV channels. UPC is also making HBO Go, the […]

Liberty Global adds Twitter integration to Horizon platform

Liberty Global is partnering with Twitter to integrate a number of features from the social media platform into its Horizon TV service. Liberty said the deal will improve content discovery and give customers a “deeper, richer and more immersive viewing experience”. Through the partnership, Liberty will launch the new ‘Watch with Twitter’ app for Horizon […]

Liberty reports video losses, says next-gen TV services still ‘robust’

Liberty Global lost a total of 400,000 European video subscribers in 2015, but said that demand for its faster broadband speeds, TiVo and Horizon TV services “remained robust”. Announcing its fourth quarter and full year 2015 results, Liberty Global said that it gained 51,000 revenue generating units (RGUs) for video in Central and Eastern Europe […]

UPC Poland adds nSport+ to Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned Polish cable operator UPC Poland has added the nSport+ service to its Horizon Go mobile TV offering. The addition of Canal+ Poland’s nSport+ will give UPC subscribers access on the go to matches from the Polish Ekstraklasa football league as well as the UEFA Champions League and Europa League competitions. The addition takes […]

Unitymedia offers remote recording to Horizon users

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia is now offering its Horizon advanced TV customers the ability to set recordings of TV shows on the go via the Horizon Go app. Users can set recordings on their Horizon DVRs via both the app and the Horizon Go website for the next seven days. The set-top has […]

UPC Poland adds five channels to Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has added five new channels to its Horizon Go advanced mobile TV offering. Horizon Go customers will now be able to view Sony Pictures Television Networks channels AXN HD, AXN Spin HD, AXN White in SD and AXN Black in SD, alongside Romance HD. UPC Poland’s Horizon Go service […]

Liberty Global operators add HD services to Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria has expended the number of channels available for out-of-home viewing, including the launch of a number of HD services. UPC is now offering 81 channels for out-of-home access to customers with a UPC Mobile subscription, including 21 HD services. Customers with the advanced Horizon Go mobile TV service, available […]

Liberty Global taps Piksel for new Horizon Go in Slovakia

Liberty Global has tapped Piksel to deliver online video to Horizon Go subscribers in Slovakia. UPC Slovakia is the 10th Liberty Global affiliate to offer Horizon Go, the mobile version of the group’s advanced TV platform.  Applications made available through the use of Piksel’s Orion Enterprise Service Platform include a new user interface, the ability […]

Liberty Global’s next generation TV base nears four million

Liberty Global converted more than 230,000 video customers to next-generation TV subscribers in the second quarter, with its combined Horizon and TiVo base now at nearly 4 million. Announcing its Q2 results, Liberty said that it added some 150,000 subscribers to is European, next-generation Horizon TV platform, and 80,000 to its TiVo service, which it […]