UPC Czech passes Horizon milestone

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has passed the milestone of signing up 100,000 subscribers to its Horizon advanced TV service, which launched two months ago.  UPC Czech Republic marketing director Jan Kohout said the company had set a target of 150,000  customers after three months, which it is on course to meet. He […]

UPC Cablecom extends catch-up service, fast internet

Liberty Global-owned Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom has extended its Replay catch-up TV service on its Horizon advanced TV service to seven days and has launched a 500Mbps internet service across its network.  The company has updated the Horizon service, integrating Replay into the TV guide and allowing users to havigate forwards and backwards via […]

UPC Slovakia launches Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Slovakia has launched the mobile version of the Horizon advanced TV service, Horizon Go, to its subscriber base. The launch of Horizon Go will enable UPC subscribers in Slovakia to watch over 60 channels on up to three devices simultaneously. The operator is making the service available free of charge […]

Record Horizon sales offers bright spot in disappointing quarter for Liberty Global

Liberty Global recorded a record number of additions to its Horizon advanced TV platform in the first quarter, boosted by strong uptake in Germany, while Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media posted solid growth for its TiVo service in the UK. However, Liberty’s overall RGU growth underperformed, thanks in large part to video subscriber churn. Liberty Global […]

UPC Czech Republic launches Horizon

Liberty Global-owned UPC Czech Republic has launched UPC’s full Horizon interactive TV service to customers in the country.  The new Horizon offering includes a new MediaBox HD DVR, which delivers television, internet and telephony services from one device. Viewers will be able to watch TV while recording up to three programmes and also access TV […]

Liberty Global launches Horizon on Ziggo and drops UPC brand in Netherlands

Liberty Global has launched its Horizon advanced TV service on Ziggo’s network in The Netherlands. The company has also adopted the Ziggo brand for all its Dutch assets, with UPC Netherlands’s services rebranded as Ziggo from today. Ziggo subscribers can now view all Horizon services via the Horizon Mediabox, including catch-up TV, enabling them to […]

UPC Netherlands launches Horizon Extra Mediabox

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Netherlands has launched a multiroom addition to its Horizon advanced TV service, Horizon Extra Mediabox. The service allows viewers to continue viewing programmes launched on their Horizon devices on another screen in the home, among other things. The Extra Mediabox is available to all Horizon customers, free of charge for […]

Liberty Global in Horizon partnership with TransGaming

On-demand games specialist TransGaming has struck a partnership with Liberty Global to bring TV games to the cable operator’s Horizon advanced TV platform.  TransGaming’s GameTree TV games will now be available throughout most of Europe, including: The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Poland and Hungary, with further expansion planned as Horizon continues to be deployed across […]

Arris secures 4K gateway deal with Liberty Global

Arris has agreed a 4K video gateway deal with cable giant Liberty Global, according to company CEO Bob Stanzione. Speaking on Arris’ quarterly earnings call, Stanzione said that Arris will provide Liberty with a gateway platform that supports 4K Ultra High Definition video, and that the deal will help Arris to further its “international market […]

Horizon passes one million mark as Liberty Global sees strong growth

Liberty Global’s Horizon advanced TV platform has passed the one million subscribers mark this week after seeing strong fourth quarter growth in the German market in particular.  Strong growth in advanced TV numbers – both its Horizon platform and Virgin Media’s TiVo service – helped lift Liberty Global’s full-year TV subscriber performance in 2014. Liberty […]