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 […]

Tele Columbus hit by higher than expected integration costs

German cable operator Tele Columbus – now operating under the PŸUR brand, was hit by delayed synergies from its acquisition of Primacom and Pepcom and higher than expected integration costs last year, but nevertheless posted higher revenue and EBITDA for the full year. Tele Columbus said it was unable to meet all its goals given […]

Tele Columbus on track

German cable operator Tele Columbus’s management confirmed their full-year financial guidance on the back of respectable Q3 results, despite a delay in the launch of the group’s new unified brand, PŸUR. Tele Columbus’s revenues grew by 4.3% to €123.3 million in Q3, while normalised EBITDA rose by 7.2% to €68.3 million. The company added 15,000 […]

PŸUR adds Eurosport 1 HD to offering

German cable operator PŸUR, formerly known as Tele Columbus, has struck a deal with Discovery to add Eurosport 1 HD to its content line-up. The channel will be available to PŸUR subscribers via the PureTV HD and AdvanceTV HD packages. The move means that PŸUR will now offer the HD version of Eurosport’s main channel […]

PŸUR launches new flexible internet offers

German cable operator PŸUR, formerly known as Tele Columbus, has launched what it says are more flexible offers for internet, TV and telephony. The operator is offering internet access with speeds of up to 200Mbps for €30, without the need to sign up for TV. subscribers can also take a 400Mbps service for €40, including […]

Tele Columbus to become PŸUR

German cable operator Tele Columbus is to rebrand all its units under the new name PŸUR in October. Tele Columbus will rebrand all its regional units under the new name from October, including the likes of Primacom HL Komm and Cablsurf. Tele Columbus said that the new name was designed to convey its emergence from […]