Orange Moldova turns to Zappware for Android TV launch

Service provider Orange Moldova has launched an Android TV-based service using the Nexx4.0 technology provided by Zappware. Zappware, now part of the Zurich-based ZEGI Group following its acquisition of iWedia, is continuing to expand its Android TV deployments with the Orange group with this new hybrid IP and DVB-C TV offering. Zappware’s software brings a hybrid setup of DVB-C […]

New Moldova appointment rounds off Orange management changes

Mariusz Gaca, currently VP of the management board of Orange Polska, has been named CEO of Orange Moldova, effective November 1, while current Moldova chief Julien Ducarroz’s appointment as CEO of Orange Polska has been ratified by the Orange Polska management board, in the latest of a series of management changes at the pan-European service […]

SPI International extends CEE reach with StarNet deal

Channel provider SPI International/FilmBox has signed its first channel distribution agreement with Moldovan service provider StarNet, which will carry seven international HD thematic channels from SPI’s portfolio. SPI’s entry into Moldova is in line with its strategic business decision to keep expanding its reach into the eastern European region. StarNet subscribers in Moldova will gain […]

Orange Moldova taps VO for new TV service

Orange Moldova has launched a new TV offering following its 2016 acquisition of local cable operator Sun Communications, and has tapped Orange Group sister-company Viaccess-Orca to provide content security. Orange has launched a new convergent, TV, internet and mobile offering using Viaccess-Orca’s Adaptive Sentinel conditional access system along with set-top boxes from Hi-Global Technology and […]

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 […]

Moldtelecom adds raft of channels to IPTV offering

Moldovan telco Moldtelecom has added a raft of new channels to its IPTV service as it seeks to boost the appeal of its offering to subscribers. The telco has added Modern Times Group-owned Viasat History to its line-up, replacing Da Vinci Learning. Other international additions to its programming offering include German international news channel Deutsche […]

Orange Moldova acquires cable operator Sun Communications

Orange Moldova is to acquire local cable operator Sun Communications. Orange, which operates mobile services in Moldova, said that the acquisition would give the ability to prepare for convergence, providing pay TV, fixed and mobile internet and telephony services. Sun Communications operates in the capital Chisinau and the cities of Balti and Cahul with an […]

Orion Express teams up with Super TV for international expansion

Russian pay TV operator Orion Express is ramping up its plans to expand into neighbouring countries, beginning at the end of last week with Georgia, following its 2013 launch in Kyrgyzstan. In Georgia, Orion Express has teamed up with Tbilisi-based local player Super TV. In addition to providing technology for the service, Orion Express is […]

Moldtelecom unveils discount offering

Moldovan service provider Moldtelecom has launched a new discounted offering, providing internet and fixed-line TV for MDL29 (€1.34) a month for the first six months. Moldtelecom offers internet at speeds of up to 1Gbps. Customers who sign up for the operator’s high-end Extra TV package will also get access to its Junior and Adult five-day catch-up […]

Moldtelecom adds Megogo to TV offering

Moldovan service provider Moldtelecom is to add Ukrainian OTT service Megogo to its TV offering on Nomveber 1. Megogo offers access to over 3,500 films, 700 TV series and 800 kids cartoons, all advertising-free. The service will be offered free of charge by Moldtelecom in November, and will be charged at MDL15 (€0.67) a month […]