Deutsche Telekom circles Primacom

Deutsche Telekom is one of at least four bidders attempting to acquire German cable operator Primacom, according to local press reports. Other bidders for the operator, which has around one million customers mostly in eastern Germany, are said to include Star Capital Partners – the owner of cable network Pepcom – DTK Deutsche Telekabel, and […]

Primacom ramps up channel offering

German cable operator Primacom has added six new channels, including four HD networks. HD versions of National Geographic, Spiegel TV, AXN and Wissen are now available to Primacom’s HD customers. RTL’s new male-skewing channel Nitro and weather channel Deutschen Wetterfernsehen have also been added to the operator’s line-up. Primacom now offers over 100 channels, including […]

Primacom offers new Humax HD set-top box

German cable operator Primacom has launched a new HD set-top box from Humax. The Humax CX-5100 offers optional recording via a USB hard drive and supports HbbTV interactive TV services. Users can also use the new device to playback multimedia files including video, music and photos.

Primacom offers new Humax box

German cable operator Primacom has begun offering a new set-top box from Humax. The CX-5100 HD set-top comes with a twin tuner, is HbbTV-compliant and can access media files from a home network. “Our customers expect more value and innovation. “With strong partners like Humax, we succeed in finding a perfect mix of more programme […]

German cable Primacom to be sold

German MSO Primacom is reportedly about to be put up for sale. Investment bank Jeffries is understood to be looking for a buyer for the cabler, which is worth an estimated US$500 million. The bank will send the relevant information to interested parties next month, according to wire reports. The cabler completed a refinancing deal […]

Primacom ups HD output

Germany’s Primacom has added two new HD channels to its line-up. Family channel Anixe HD launched in 2006 and airs cartoons, series and movies. Austrian channel Servus TV HD broadcasts cultural programming. The German cable operator also offers all public HD channels and an additional six private channels in HD. “High definition television is no […]

Primacom offers autumn promotions

German cable operator Primacom has begun offering a TV package consisting of 200 channels, including 10 in HD for €9.99 per month during a promotional period. Customers signing up before October 31 will pay €9.99 for the first six months and €19.99 thereafter. They will also be able to watch the Family package for free […]

Primacom launches home alarm system

German cable operator Primacom has launched an emergency alarm system targeting its elderly and vulnerable customers. The operator has launched the service in partnership with Sonotel, a non-profit organisation that supplies home care and social communication services. Users are supplied with a device that can be worn around the wrist or neck that when pressed […]