Redge boosts sales team with new appointments

TV technology outfit Redge Technologies has boosted its sales team with two new appointments. Marek Szymczak and Aleksandra Matczak-Grabska have been hired to strengthen the group’s international sales team and support the company’s plans for further international expansion in Europe, MENA, India and Central Asia. Szymczak, appointed sales director telco media, has over 20 years […]

Polsat Plus Group acquires tech news website Antyweb

olish pay TV and broadband service provider Polsat Plus Group has acquired a majority stake in leading technology-themed website Antyweb. Some 70% of shares in Antyweb will be acquired by Interia, the web company acquired by Polsat Plus Group two years ago, with the remaining 30% remaining in the hands of the current owners of […]

Polish vMVPD WP Pilot taps Redge Technologies for VOD launch

Polish online pay TV service WP Pilot has tapped technology provider Redge Technologies to add VOD functionality to its offering. A library of movies, series, entertainment programs, sports games, and fairy tales for children, as well as live TV timeshifting, are being delivered to Polish consumers by the Redge Media video streaming platform. vMPVD WP […]

Iliad sees strong growth, boosted by Italy

French and international service provider Iliad Group has recorded strong second-quarter growth in its French and international markets, with notable growth in Italy. Despite what it described as an “extremely competitive context” in Italy, Iliad added 68,000 customers to its recently-launched fixed offering, as well as 257,000 mobile customers. In its core domestic French market, […]

Polsat Plus posts solid Q2 numbers

Polish service provider Polsat Plus added 45,000 multiplay customers in Q2, taking its total 2.46 million. Overall, the group now has over 20 million pay TV, phone and internet revenue-generating units. Polsat Plus said that the number of contract services for B2C customers increased by 161,000 year-on-year to 13.35 million. Average monthly revenue per user […]

DAA specialist Falcon V Systems names VMO2 CTO to board

Distributed access architecture (DAA) technology specialist Falcon V Systems, a Polish joint venture owned by Vector Group, Liberty Global and Charter Communications, has appointed Virgin Media O2 CTO Jeanie York to its supervisory board. The company, which is developing software solutions for open DAA with its three principal shareholders, said that York will become a […]

Viaplay extends reach in pact with Canal+ Poland

Viaplay has extended the reach of its recently-launched Polish service with a deal with Canal+ Polska. Viaplay and the Polish pay TV operator have agreed a direct-to-home distribution partnership that will make the Viaplay streaming service available to Canal+ Polska’s premium DTH subscribers across the country. Viaplay Group will also sublicense selected Premier League matches […]

Rlaxx TV launches in South Africa and Poland

Germany-based FAST and AVOD offering rlaxx TV has launched in South Africa and Poland. The two new markets join the existing availability in countries such as Germany, Spain and the UK. The latest launches take rlaxx TV to two new regions: Eastern Europe and Africa. rlaxx TV features both linear as well as video-on-demand (VoD) […]

Iliad’s Play acquires control of Redge Technologies

Iliad Group-owned Polish service provider Play Group has acquired 92.5% of the shares of Polish technology provider Redge Technologies. The residual 7.5% of the company’s share capital remains with Przemysław Frasunek, CEO and co-founder. Redge Technologies is a leading provider of OTT and edge computing technologies in Central Europe. Its flagship technology, Redge Media, is […]

Disney+ attracts 1.9m in first week of Polish launch

Streamer Disney+ attracted more than 1.9 million viewers within a week of launching in Poland, according to figures compiled by Nielsen. According to data from Nielsen Media, viewers most often watched content from the Disney+ website on large screens – TV sets or PCs/laptops – with over 81% of viewership of the website taking place […]

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