Zon successor Nos sees converged offerings success

Portuguese operator Nos – the combined brand for Zon Multimédia and Optimus that was launched in May – saw its ‘convergent RGU’ fixed-line base almost double quarter-on-quarter to just over one million, up from 556,000 in March and 34,300 in December. Subscribers with Nos’s Iris advanced TV service grew by 62,700 in the last quarter […]

Portuguese regulator approves Zon’s acquisition of Optimus

Portugal’s competition watchdog has formally approved the acquisition by pay TV provider Zon Multimédia of mobile telco Optimus. The approval comes with certain conditions that have already been made public, including the extension of a network sharing agreement between Optimus and Vodafone Portugal and an agreement by Optimus not to charge its fibre-to-the-home customers a […]

Cable operators can resist commoditisation, says executives

Cable operators will be able to resist the advance of over-the-top TV as well as competition from telcos and other service providers through their ability to bundle a range of services, deliver faster broadband and invest in new services, Cable Congress attendees heard yesterday. Cable operators will resist the march of internet TV and over […]