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Tele Columbus holds steady but TV numbers continue to decline

German cable operator Tele Columbus turned in a respectably solid fourth quarter, with revenues down marginally by 0.9% to €121.6 million, but with an increase in broadband and phone customers only partially offsetting an ongoing decline in the company’s cable TV base. Tele Columbus, which operates under the Pÿur brand, saw its broadband base rise […]

SPI/FilmBox takes FunBox UHD to Pÿur

International pay TV channel provider SPI/FilmBox has struck a new distribution deal with German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the Pÿur brand, for its FunBox UHD channel.  Under the terms of the deal, FunBox UHD available will become available to all Pÿur Advance TV Subscribers at no additional cost. FunBox UHD presents 100% premium native UHD programming […]

Tele Columbus first with Fritz!

Tele Columbus has become the first German cable operator to offer the Fritz! 6660 Box router to its customers. Tele Columbus is making the box available to existing bundled customers free of charge, while those with an internet-only subscription can acquire it for €3 a month. The box is compatible with the DOCSIS 3.0 and […]

Tele Columbus/PŸUR posts solid results but TV numbers slide

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has posted solid Q4 and full-year 2019 results, with revenues up 2.4% for the final quarter to €129.7 million and EBITDA up 21.1% to €56.8 million. The results meant that Tele Columbus has met all of its financial guidance metrics for the full year. […]

Tele Columbus announces ZDF cooperation deal

German cable provider Tele Columbus and pubcaster ZDF have announced a distribution agreement for the latter’s content. As announced by the operator, the “comprehensive cooperation agreement” will see Tele Columbus use “all ZDF content” in its cable networks. In addition, the agreement lays the groundwork for ZDF content to be integrated into the Tele Columbus […]

Tele Columbus does wholesale deal with Telefónica Deutschland

German cable operator Tele Columbus has struck a long-term wholesale deal with Telefónica Deutschland that will enable the latter to offer services over the Tele Columbus network, covering 2.3 million homes in Germany. The move marks a new departure for Tele Columbus in opening up its network to a third-party wholesale partner. Earlier this year […]

Tele Columbus posts improved financials but loses TV customers

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which trades under the PŸUR brand, has reported improved financials for the second quarter but lost 50,000 cable TV customers over the same period. The company posted revenues of €126.3 million for the quarter, up 8.4% year-on-year. Normalised EBITDA was €58.4 million, up 10.9%, with capital expenditure down 46.2% year-on-year […]

PŸUR launches €5 internet offer as it debuts Gigabit network in Berlin

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates as PŸUR, has launched an aggressive price promotion of fixed-term contracts, providing its cable internet products for €5 a month. The offer applies to all of the fibre network operator’s products from the Pure Surf internet connection at 20 Mbps through to the Surf & Phone + only […]

Tele Columbus completes FTTB rollout in Plauen

German cable operator Tele Columbus has completed the rollout of its fibre-to-the-building network to 12,000 homes in the city of Plauen in Saxony. The operator connected over 1,100 buildings belonging to housing associations WbG Wohnungsbaugesellschaft Plauen mbH and AWG Wohnungsgenossenschaft Plauen eG to its Gigabit-capable network. Construction work on the project started at the beginning […]

Tele Columbus revenues stable, sees boost from completion of integration

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, saw revenue in the fourth quarter of last year remain stable at €126.6 million, with the revenues from the outfit’s growing B2B business offsetting lower consumer internet and telephony revenues. However, investments in customer service, headcount and growth initiatives in the B2B sector meant […]

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