Magyar Telekom


New commercial chief for Magyar Telekom

Deutsche Telekom-owned Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom has named András Gyenes to the position of  chief commercial officer residential with effect from July 3. Gyenes, who will also become a member of Magyar Telekom’s Management Committee, previously held a senior position at Unilever. In his new role he will be responsible for the management of Magyar […]

Deutsche Telekom: upping TV efficiency by outsourcing operations

Deutsche Telecom is increasingly looking to improve efficiency by outsourcing core TV operations to vendors, while taking control of the end-to-end delivery, according to Thomas Staneker. Speaking at TV Connect this morning, Staneker, who is head of the TV technical service centre for Deutsche Telekom / Magyar Telekom, said the company will increasingly “go for […]

AMC Networks International expands in Europe

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has announced the expansion of its portfolio of linear TV channels in Europe.  Slovak Telekom in Slovakia has launched Sundance Channel for the first time and has added Sport1 HD alongside the stand definition version of the channel, AMC announced at MIPTV. Skylink in the Czech Republic and Slovakia has moved […]

Magyar Telekom sees multiscreen, IPTV boost

Almost half of Deutsche Telekom-owned Magyar Telekom’s subscribers now take its IPTV service, with over 100,000 registering for its TV Go multiscreen service.  The company said it had 450,000 IPTV customers, up 14% on last year, while over 100,000 had registered for its multiscreen service, with over 50,000 customers using it every day. Overall, Magyar […]

VDSL push boosts TV growth for Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom saw strong growth for its domestic Entertain TV service in the fourth quarter and also saw a solid performance from TV in its other European markets in 2014.  Deutsche Telekom had 2.442 million IPTV and satellite TV customers in Germany at the end of the year, up 65,000 quarter-on-quarter and up 12.2% year-on-year. […]

Food Network launches on Magyar Telekom in Hungary

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched Food Network on the Magyar Telekom platform in Hungary. The channel is available on Magyar Telekom’s Nagyvilág Minipay package as part of a revamped TV offering by the service provider. In a bid to simplify its TV package structure and unify its offerings across IPTV, satellite and cable, […]

Magyar Telekom revamps TV offering

Deutsche Telekom-owned Hungarian service provider Magyar Telekom has revamped its TV offering, simplifying its package offerings and adding new channels, including additional HD services.  The company said that after completing negotiations with content providers it had simplified its mini-package structure and begun delivering unified mini-packages across its different networks, including IPTV, satellite and cable. New […]

Travel channel launches on Magyar Telekom in Hungary

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched Travel Channel on Deutsche Telekom subsidiary, Magyar Telekom’s TV service in Hungary.   The channel is available now on Telekom TV to all digital TV subscribers and will be on the service’s new Minipay package from January 2015. “Travel Channel takes viewers on an exciting adventure each time […]

Zenterio teams up with Access

Zenterio and Access have integrated the latter’s TV-centric NetFront Living Connect browser with Zenterio’s TV operating system.  The integration of Access’s key media sharing component NetFront Living Connect completes the cycle that started with the integration of the NetFront Browser NX with Zenterio OS last year. Two operators, Magyar Telekom and M7 Group, have already […]

Magyar Telekom chooses Zenterio

Magyar Telekom has deployed interactive TV software provider Zenterio’s TV Operating System on two new set-top boxes that will support both DVR and interactive, multi-room TV services. This deployment allows Magyar Telekom to develop its services for its TV subscribers in Hungary and harmonise its set-top software client environment, according to the company. The independent […]