Hungary


Kids channel Megamax launches on UPC Direct

Chello Central Europe’s kids channel Megamax has launched on the UPC Direct DTH platform in Hungary. The deal means it will reach 1.2 million homes in the country and will also be carried on some cable systems in the country. “Megamax is a real treat for young boys offering a 15 hour daily run of […]

Hungary expands digital subscriber base

Hungary’s Office of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) has estimated that the country was home to 3.2 million TV subscriber households at the end of November. The number is based on the figures that show the country’s top 12 service providers had 2.8 million TV subs between them. By the end of the […]

Megamax extends Hungarian reach

Chello Central Europe has extended the reach of kids channel Megamax in Hungary with a launch on Magyar Telekom’s T-Home DTH and IPTV platforms. The channel is now available in over one million Hungarian households. Megamax targets 7-14 year olds and offers local Hungarian-dubbed versions of animation series including Transformers, Battle Force, Twisted Whiskers, Dex […]

Deutsche Telekom sees solid TV growth

Deutsche Telekom had 1.375 million TV customers in Germany at the end of the third quarter, up 74,000 quarter-on-quarter and 333,000 year-on-year. The operator had 12.201 million retail broadband customers at the end of September. The TV subscriber number included 14,000 satellite customers, following the launch of the satellite service on September 1. The operator […]

History launches on Hungarian DTT

A+E Networks’ has inked a carriage deal for its History channel with Antenna Hungaria, which will see it made available to Antenna subs on its MinDig TV Extra digital terrestrial service. The pay DTT service now comprises 31 channels, 13 of which have been added recently. 
 Sándor Jurásek, head of retail sales at Antenna […]

Hungarian fixed broadband grows

Hungary now has over two million fixed broadband subscribers, according to the latest survey by regulator NMHH. The regulator found that ADSL accounted for 796,000 subscribers, with cable close behind on 791,000. FTTx technologies accounted for 242,000 broadband subscriptions at the end of August. Magyar Telekom was the leading supplier of fixed broadband, with a […]

Regulator reveals latest Hungarian digital subs figures

Hungarian service providers had 1.572 million digital subscribers in total at the end of August, according to the latest survey by regulator NMHH. Out of 3.8 million TV homes, some 3.2 million took some form of subscription service at the end of August, according to the NMHH, with 56.8% of those now taking digital services, […]

Chello Central Europe in Hungarian DTT channels deal

Liberty Global-owned Chello Central Europe has secured a carriage deal with Hungarian DTT platform operator Antenna Hungária’s for four of its channels. From October 1, Chello’s Sport1 and Sport2 sports channels, children’s channel Minimax and documentary channel Spektrum will be available on the MinDig TV Extra platform. The channels currently reach over 2.5 million households.

Magyar Telekom takes more capacity on Amos

Israel-based satellite operator Spacecom has signed a deal with Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom to provide additional capacity for its DTH service, T-Home SatTV, on the Amos platform at 4 degrees West. The US$7 million (EUR5 million) agreement comes on top of a previous deal, also valued at US$7 million. Magyar Telekom currently has over 260,000 […]

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