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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 […]

Tele Columbus chairman to quit ahead of schedule

German cable operator Tele Columbus’ supervisory board chairman Frank Donck is resigning ahead of the expiry of his term later this year. Donck has served as chairman since the incorporation of Tele Columbus in 2014, during which time he helped push through the company’s IPO, the acquisition of cable operators Primacom and Pepcom and the […]

Tele Columbus signs up to deliver fibre in Schleswig-Holstein

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has signed up for a regional government-supported initiative to develop fibre networks in Schleswig-Holstein. The operator has joined the Bündnis für den Glasfaserausbau, an alliance to promote fibre deployment in the northern German state. Tele Columbus CEO Timm Degenhardt signed up to the alliance […]

PŸUR moves forward with digital switchover plan

German cable operator PŸUR, also known as Tele Columbus, has now fully digitised its networks in Bavaria, Saxony and Bremen, covering 900,000 homes. PŸUR said that it had now completed the first phase of its digital switchover plan, with analogue services now no longer available on its networks in the three federal states. Digitisation of […]

PŸUR goes digital in Dresden ahead of Saxon switchover

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, is taking forward its digital switchover plan to migrating subscribers in the city of Dresden to digital-only TV next week. PŸUR will implement the switch-off of analogue cable services in the Saxony capital and neighbouring areas from December 11-13. Analogue TV and radio signals […]

PŸUR wins contract to build network

PŸUR, the German cable operator formerly known as Tele Columbus, is to build a new city network for Seelow in Märkisch-Oderland in eastern Germany. Tele Columbus subsidiary Die Frankfurter Antennen- und Kommunikationsservice GmbH (FAKS), will build a network to serve around 1,500 households in the town in eastern Brandenburg. Starting from the second half of […]

Vodafone Deutschland agrees on digital investment

Vodafone Deutschland has entered into a strategic digital partnership with the  government of Lower Saxony to develop digital services in the region. Vodafone said it would contribute to meeting the goal of delivering Gigabit connectivity to all households in Lower Saxony by 2025 by investing in fibre networks and deploying DOCSIS 3.1 technology over its […]

PŸUR launches customer service app

German cable operator Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has launched a customer service app to enable its subscribers to view invoices, check details about products and update their data via their mobile phones. The Mein PŸUR app enables users to check their current invoice amounts, update their address, phone number or band details […]

Tele Columbus makes changes to management line-up

German cable operator Tele Columbus is making a series of changes to its senior executive team. The company’s chief marketing officer Tobias Schmidt is leaving the company on June 15. All marketing and sales activities for residential business will now be combined and merged under the newly created role of chief commercial officer. Tele Columbus […]