Magyar Telekom


Djazz.tv secures carriage with Magyar Telekom

Music channel Djazz.tv has secured carriage with Hungarian service provider Magyar Telekom. Magyar Telekom will broadcast the standard definition version of the channel on cable, satellite and IPTV as part of its Pulse thematic package. Netherlands-based Jazz-focused Djazz.tv launched a year ago and is distributed in HD on the Canalsat platform in France, the Caribbean […]

Makedonski Telekom appoints CEO

Deutsche Telekom-owned Macedonian telco Makedonski Telekom has appointed former Magyar Telekom executive Thilo Kusch as its new CEO.  Kush takes up the role from this week and will also take on the role of president of the board of directors at T-Mobile Macedonia. He joins from Magyar Telekom in Hungary where he was a board member […]

Magyar Telekom partners with Appear TV

Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom has signed a deal with Norwegian broadcast and IP delivery firm Appear TV to help power its T-Home cable TV offering.  Magyar Telekom, which is majority-owned by Deutsche Telekom, will centralise the control of its T-Home cable infrastructure by using Appear TV’s head ends. The firm said this would maximise efficiency and […]

Magyar Telekom to boost channel line-up with Spacecom

Spacecom has extended a long-term contract with Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom for capacity on its Amos satellite fleet. The deal, worth up to US$7 million (€5.6 million) will see Spacecom supply Magyar Telekom’s T-Home SatTV DTH service with additional bandwidth, enabling the telco to expand the number of channels it broadcasts and create new bouquets. […]

Magyar Telekom sees IPTV success


Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom ended the second quarter with 822,201 TV subscribers, an 8.6% year-on-year increase. The telco saw most growth within its IPTV business, with subscriber numbers increasing 68.7% to 276,344. The number of DTH customers was up 9.1% to 286,374 while cable sub numbers decreased by 21.5% to 259,483. TV revenues amounted to […]

Magyar Telekom sees DTH and IPTV success

Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom ended 2011 with 797,390 TV subscribers, a 6.5% year-on-year increase. The split between DTH, cable and IPTV customers was fairly even, but IPTV uptake grew at the fastest rate while cable numbers continued to decline. At the end of December, the Deutsche Telekom-owned telco was home to 226,385 IPTV customers, up […]

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 […]

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 […]