SPI brings Dizi to Malta with Melita

SPI/FilmBox has announced a distribution deal with Malta pay TV operator Melita for its drama channel Dizi. This represents SPI/FilmBox’s first distribution deal with Melita, with the channel set to be available in its L and XL packages on channel number 332.  Dizi broadcasts a wide range of Turkish drama series and has rapidly expanded […]

Enel unit teams up with Melita for Italian fibre offering

Energy company Enel Energia and Melita Italia, the Italian subsidiary of Maltese cable operator Melita, have signed a partnership to offer speed fibre internet services across Italy. As from Thursday, with the launch of Enel in Fibra by Melita, Enel Energia’s domestic customers will be able to add FTTH services to their existing electricity and […]

Melita names new head of customer experience

Maltese cable operator Melita has named Graziella Costa as its new head of customer experience. Costa will be tasked with continuously improving the experience of existing and potential customers. Costa was previously head of projects at Melita. The operator said that her appointment comes after a period Wien it has invested heavily in new processes […]

Melita passes TV milestone

Maltese cable provider Melita’s TV has now passed the 100,000 milestone, giving it the equivalent of about 60% of the market share, according to the company. Melita customers have a choice of TV offerings that includes premium sports package, delivered through eight HD channels on TSN, and exclusive channels such as Top Crime, BBC Earth […]

EQT to buy Melita from Apax and Fortina

Private equity outfit EQT is to buy Maltese cable operator Melita from Apax Partners and Fortina Capital. EQT’s infrastructure unit said it would support Melita’s growth by further upgrading its fixed and mobile networks and opening an additional data centre location on Malta. It will also support Melita’s internationalisation strategy including its recent expansion in […]

Melita launches 1Gbps internet in Italy with Plume

Maltese cable operator Melita’s new Italian subsidiary has launched Diamond Fibra.  This internet-only product includes 1Gbps broadband delivered through Italy’s Open Fiber FTTH network and enabled by consumer-facing technology company Plume’s smart home services bundle, featuring its Adaptive WiFi, HomePass and AI Security products, for €39 per month. Diamond Fibra will initially be available to consumers in […]

Melita launches nationwide 1Gbps broadband

Maltese cable operator Melita has launched a 1Gbps internet service that is available across its entire footprint. The move, which has enabled Melita to claim that Malta is the first country in Europe where 1Gbps broadband is available nationwide, follows upgrades to the operator’s HFC infrastructure that have also reduced latency on the network, according […]

Melita unveils Italian expansion plan

Maltese cable operator Melita’s CEO Harald Rösch has unveiled details of the company’s plans to expand its operations to Italy over the Open Fiber network infrastructure. Speaking to The Sunday Times of Malta, Rösch said that Italy presented a great opportunity for the company to grow, given not only its geographic proximity but the slow […]

Malta’s Melita hires former Telecom Italia chief to launch service in Italy

Maltese cable operator Melita is to provide broadband services in Italy over the Open Fiber wholesale network and has hired former Telecom Talia CEO Riccardo Ruggiero to head up its efforts in the country. Melita Italia will kick off its high-speed broadband offering in April, using the Open Fiber network to provide services in Catania, […]

Melita taps Plume for enhanced WiFi service

Maltese cable operator Melita has teamed up with technology outfit Plume to launch Stellar WiFi, powered by Plume, a new service bundle that provides two Plume SuperPods, devices that fit fit into electrical wall outlets to spread the internet from the modem to all areas of the home, at optimal performance, according to the company. […]

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