Partner Communications

Israel’s Partner TV launches cloud gaming offer

Leading Israeli telco Partner TV has announced that it has partnered with Blacknut to launch a cloud gaming service via its set-top box. The service, dubbed Partner TV Gaming Powered by Blacknut, offers customers access to more than 400 games at launch with a growing library of premium PC and console games every month. Blacknut […]

Altice’s Hot Telecoms breaks off Partner talks

Altice Europe’s Israeli business Hot Telecoms has officially ended talks with Partner Communications over a potential merger.  In a succinct statement, Altice said: “Altice Europe has taken note of recent market speculation regarding Hot Telecommunication Systems and Partner Communications. Altice Europe confirms that its fully owned subsidiary Hot has terminated discussions regarding the potential acquisition […]

Cellcom and Bezeq both in talks to buy Golan

Telco Cellcom Israel is in talks to acquire Golan Telecom, the operator has confirmed. On February 16, the company issued a statement which said: “Cellcom Israel Ltd. announced today that it is in negotiations with Golan Telecom Ltd.’s, or Golan Telecom, shareholders, in regards to possible purchase of their holdings in Golan Telecom. The Company […]

Altice’s Hot submits bid for Partner

Altice Europe has confirmed speculation that its Israeli subsidiary Hot Telecommunications has put in a bid for 100% of troubled telco Partner Communications. In a statement published on January 29, Altice said: “Altice Europe confirms that its fully owned subsidiary Hot has submitted an offer for 100% of the share capital of Partner Communications. No […]

Israeli internet video services could face same rules as pay TV

Internet video services such as local online providers Partner Communications and Cellcom could soon be subject to tougher rules and obligations if proposed new rules are approved by Israel’s parliament. According to local reports, the country’s Cable and Satellite Council in conjunction with the country’s justice and finance ministries has been working on a draft […]

Viceland to launch in Israel

Global youth media company Vice will launch its 24-hour television network, Viceland, in Israel later this month. The channel will be carried by Partner Communications’ newly created TV platform, Partner TV. Viceland programming will be made accessible as part of its next-gen OTT service. At launch, Viceland Israel programming will include: docuseries Jungletown (created by […]

Vice targets Asia with major mobile expansion

Vice Media is making a major mobile push, expanding its offerings in a bid to reach “hundreds of millions of new mobile subscribers” around the world. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this morning, Vice founder and CEO, Shane Smith, said the deals include a vast rollout in Asia Pacific in partnership with mobile […]

Orange strikes new deal with Partner Communications

Orange has signed a new partnership agreement with Israel-based mobile operator Partner Communications that is intended to build on their existing deal, under which Partner uses the Orange brand in Israel. The two companies will use a detailed market study to assess Partner’s position within the dynamics of the Israeli telecommunications services marketplace. Partner will […]