Tele Columbus to offer Bild TV on PŸUR

German service provider Tele Columbus Group, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has strengthened its partnership with WeltN24 GmbH and will add the latter’s Bild TV channel to its HD offering. The channels Welt HD and N24 Doku will remain part of PŸUR’s cable offering under the new agreement. Bild TV is produced and managed […]

Tele Columbus names business services CTO

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has named Mario Zöller as chief technology officer of its business services division, HLKomm. Zöller will be second in command of HLKomm, working alongside CEO Robert Butz. Zöller has over 20 years’ experience as an IT executive, working at companies including Deutsche Telekom, Deutsche […]

Tele Columbus to build new fibre backbone in Berlin

German cable operator Tele Columbus is investing in a new fibre-optic ring to serve Berlin. The new backbone ring will be over 82km in length and will follow the route of the Berlin Ringbahn rail system, with over 650 shafts serving as exit and entry points. According to the operator, the initiative will create a […]

Tele Columbus revamps product set to include cable connections

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand has revamped its product portfolio to include cable connections in its bundled tariffs for the first time. The cable connection, which previously had to be paid for separately,  is now included in the operator’s combi tariffs, so a separate cable contract is no longer […]

Tele Columbus strikes new deal with M7

German service provider Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has extended and expanded its long-term partnership with Canal+-owned M7 Group. The new agreement enables PŸUR to continue to supply its cable customers with the range of M7 Deutschland channels. The operator said that the range of pay TV channels and foreign language packages […]

Kublai completes Tele Columbus takeover

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners’ investment vehicle Kublai GmbH has completed its takeover of German cable operator Tele Columbus following the EC granting regulatory approval a week ago. With major shareholder United Internet contributing its stake, Kublai now holds a 91.96% stake in Tele Columbus. Kublai has said it will appoint new members of the company’s […]

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. […]

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