NOS pay TV base keeps pace with broadband growth

Portuguese cable and pay TV operator NOS saw its pay TV base grow by 2.2% in the year to September, ending with 1.424 million TV customers, the same rate of growth as its fixed broadband base, which now numbers 1.5 million. NOS reported over 100,000 net RGU additions overall for the quarter to September, taking […]

NOS taps OpenVault to improve broadband customer experience

Portugal’s largest communications and entertainment provider, NOS, has tapped OpenVault’s Profile Management Application (PMA) technology to enhance its customer experience for broadband subscribers. NOS will deploy the tech company’s OV PMA product to boost the performance of its broadband network and to increase network capacity. The launch is planned for 2024 and will be followed […]

Portugal’s NOS continues tech patent push with zapping breakthrough

Leading Portuguese telco and media company NOS has registered a ‘zapping’ patent in the US, according to local media. The tech covered by the patent analyses users’ zapping patterns to make the way they change channels more seamless. The innovation is the latest in a series of tech-based patents filed by NOS. In a statement […]

NOS reports solid start to 2023

Portuguese cable operator NOS reported a solid start to 2023, with customer numbers for all of its businesses up, driven especially by mobile. NOS said that its total revenue-generating units were up buy 89,400, of which 77,900 came from mobile, of which 85.6% were post-paid. Fixed broadband RGUs were up by 6,300 and fixed pay […]

NOS launches premium Wi-Fi Total service with Plume

Portuguese multiplay service provider NOS has launched Wi-Fi Total, a new premium WiFi offering that includes individual home diagnosis, installation, 24/7 technical support and permanent remote monitoring of quality.  Positioning itself as a ‘consultant in Wi-Fi’ NOS said it had evolved its previous Power Wi-Fi offering to a simpler and more complete service, encompassing installation, […]

Sonaecom severs link with Dos Santos and takes direct stake in NOS

Portuguese telecoms group Sonaecom has ceased to be an investor in ZOPT, previously a 50:50 joint venture with controversial Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos, and has taken control of a 36.8% stake in Portuguese pay TV and broadband provider NOS as a result. Sonaecom effectively exchanged its stake in ZOPT for 26.075% of the share […]

NOS carries out 5G holographic transmission from London to Lisbon

Portuguese service provider NOS has carried out what it describes as the first international holographic transmission over 5G in the country.  The experiment saw the director of Hollywood movie Top Gun: Maverick, Joseph Kosinski, transported in hologram from London to Lisbon, to participate in a press meeting about the release of the film in Portugal, […]

NOS adds fixed-line TV customers to offset DTH losses

Portuguese service provider NOS added 9,000 fixed line TV customers in the quarter to March but lost 6,900 satellite DTH customers over the same period. The additions and losses left NOS with just over 1.4 million fixed line TV customers and 246,000 DTH customers. Fixed pay TV RGUs were up 2.9%, while convergent and integrated […]

NOS sees strong pay TV and converged growth

Portuguese service provider NOS continued to record strong revenue-generating growth in the fourth quarter of last year. The operator added 159,300 RGUs, including an additional 11,300 pay TV customers, taking its fixed-line pay TV total to 1.394 million. Overall, NOS’s total pay base stood at 1.647 million, including satellite customers, with 85% now taking the […]

European telco sector set for resurgence, says Jefferies

The European telecom sector looks set for resurgence in 2022 amid top-line growth, potential consolidation and an improved regulatory environment that values incentives to invest over an exclusive focus on end-user pricing and competition, according to analysts at Jefferies. Jefferies’ analysts said they were “looking with confidence” at the sector over the coming year in […]

1 2 3 11