Magyar Telekom


Deutsche Telekom taps MediaKind for Hungarian launch of cloud TV platform

Deutsche Telekom has extended its partnership with technology outfit MediaKind to deploy, support and operate a new multi-tenant next generation cloud TV platform. The first Deutsche Telekom subsidiary to operate this new platform will be Magyar Telekom in Hungary, which plans to migrate most of its subscribers on to it by the end of 2020. […]

Viasat World expands Epic Drama reach in Hungary

Viasat World has expanded the reach of its premium drama channel, Epic Drama, in Hungary after launching via operators Magyar Telekom and Vidanet. Epic Drama went live on Magyar Telekom’s IPTV, satellite and, TV GO mobile platforms via its Super Family HD and Cinema packages, while 250 hours of SVOD content is also featured in the […]

Viacom launches Paramount+ SVOD service in Hungary

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched Paramount+ in Hungary, marking the SVOD service’s second release in the region following its recent rollout in Poland. Paramount+ is available to customers of Magyar Telekom as part of the network operator’s Moziklub video-on-demand platform. It can be accessed through Magyar Telekom’s set top boxes and via its […]

Deutsche Telekom TV numbers up as convergence fuels growth

Deutsche Telekom said that converged fixed-network and mobile products continued to fuel its customer growth in the third quarter, with TV numbers up across most markets. Deutsche Telekom boosted its TV base in Germany by 6.5% to reach 3.291 million. Quarterly TV revenues were up 5.7% to €373 million. The company said that converged products […]

Deutsche Telekom posts modest TV gains

Deutsche Telekom has recorded a modest increase in its TV base for the quarter to June, with mixed results in its central and eastern European operations, amidst a solid overall performance boosted by its US business. Deutsche Telekom saw its German TV base increase by 1.5% quarter-on-quarter to 3.24 million at the end of June, […]

New chief executive for Magyar Telekom

Deutsche Telekom-owned Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom has named Tibor Rékasi as its new CEO following the resignation of previous chief executive Christopher Mattheisen. Mattheisen will leave the company on July 1 after the board approved the termination of his contract at his own request. He had served as Magyar Telekom’s CEO since 2006, during which […]

Magyar Telekom adds ShortsTV to line-up

Deutsche Telekom-owned Hungarian service provider Magyar Telekom has added short movies channel ShortsTV to its content line-up. ShortsTV, which is distributed across the US and Europe, and which features professionally produced live action, animation and documentary short movies from around the world as well as its own original programming, will be available on channel 162 […]

Höttges: sports and drama boosting Deutsche Telekom’s TV base

Investment in sports and drama content is helping fuel growth in Deutsche Telekom’s domestic TV base, according to CEO Timotheus Höttges. Hailing the addition of 65,000 subscribers to the Entertain service’s TV base over the last year, Höttges, speaking after the company posed its Q3 figures, said that Telekom’s “broad range of products and services […]

Deutsche Telekom passes three million TV customers

Deutsche Telekom had 3.024 million TV customers in Germany at the end of June, up 8.9% year-on-year, and up 2.3% quarter-on-quarter. The figure meant that Telekom’s Entertain service passed the three million milestone for the first time during the quarter. The operator said that its service was the only IPTV platform in the German market […]

History launches on Magyar Telekom

A+E Networks UK has agreed a distribution deal with Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom for its factual channel History. History is now available to subscribers of Magyar Telekom’s extended basic package, and as part of Magyar Telekom’s TV GO online service. The deal also covers distribution to hotels across Hungary. “We are very pleased to agree […]

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