Luxembourg


Hayu launches in three new European markets

NBCUniversal International’s reality TV-focused SVOD service, Hayu, has rolled out in three new European markets – the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The Benelux launch follows Hayu’s expansion into Canada in September and means that the on-demand offering is now available in 11 markets. NBCU hailed the expansion as “a key milestone”. Priced at €5.99 across the […]

Eleven Sports appoints chief operating officer

Eleven Sports upped its managing director for Belgium and Luxembourg, Anouk Mertens, to group chief operating officer (COO). In her new role, Mertens will manage budgets in all areas, review market performances and seek operational efficiencies across the group. She will continue her MD duties in Belgium and Luxembourg. “Having spent the last three years […]

SES posts better-than-expected results

Satellite operator SES has posted better than expected Q1 results, with revenues dropping 4.9% year-on-year to €477.6 million but underlying revenues stable at €474.5 million. The company posted a net profit of €98.2 million, down from €128.4 million. Video revenue fell by 3.6% to €321.5 million at constant currency. Excluding an accounting charge, revenue was […]

Edwige taps Arkena for Edgy TV European launch

Canadian online magazine Edwige Magazine has tapped Arkena for the launch of its Edgy TV channel in the European market. The female-skewed channel, which covers music, fashion, beauty, decoration and current trends and is aimed at 20-65 year-olds, launched on Luxembourg operator Post Télécom’s TV service in December. Arkena is supplying content management services for […]

Orange’s TV base climbs to 8.92m customers

Orange Group reported TV gains in its latest quarter with its overall customer base climbing to 8.92 million from 8.20 million a year earlier. Announcing its third quarter results, Orange reported gains across all of its TV countries – including its biggest and home market of France. Here Orange’s TV customer numbers climbed from 6.51 […]

Eleven secures UFC rights for Belgium and Luxembourg

Sports network Eleven Sports has secured the rights to show all UFC combat sports events live in Belgium and Luxembourg. In addition to 40 live events per year, Eleven Sports will also deliver more than 150 hours of additional content for fans including magazine review shows. The deal follows the multi-year agreement struck at the […]

Eleven secures five-year deal with English Football League

Sports network Eleven Sports has secured a new live exclusive rights agreement with the English Football League for the next five years covering Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland. The deal will give Eleven rights to show coverage of Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two and Carabao Cup competitions in the three […]

Orange sees strong TV growth in Spain

Orange had 8.7 million TV customers as of the end of June, up 7% year-on-year, boosted by strong growth in Spain. The group’s Spanish pay TV numbers leapt by 42.2% year-on-year to 541,000. Orange’s broadband base in Spain grew by 4.4% year-on-year to 4.2 million, with the fibre base growing by 60% to reach 1.9 […]

Telenet closes SFR acquisition

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet has closed the acquisition of Altice’s Belgian assets, following approval by the Belgian competition watchdog. Telenet and Altice signed an agreement for the former to acquire Coditel Braband and subsidiary Coditel S.à.r.l, collectively known as SFR BeLux, in January. Telenet is pay ing €400 million on a cash and […]

Netflix ISP Index: Telefonica-Movistar slips in Spain

Telefonica-Movistar’s average internet speed dropped from 2.60 Mbps in March to 2.25 Mbps in April, according to Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index. According to the report, Telefonica-Movistar was the lowest-ranked internet service provider in Spain by speed, while Telecable retained its place at the top of the rankings with speeds of 3.76Mbps. Vodafone was the […]

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