Quickline launches national OTT TV service in Switzerland

Swiss cable group Quickline is launching a national free OTT TV service, including ad-free replay TV functionality. Quickline said it was the only service provider in Switzerland to provide a free TV product that included ad-free replay TV functionality. The company said it planned to use the service to gain additional market share. The Quickline […]

UPC Switzerland supplants Quickline as EBL partner

Liberty Global’s Swiss unit is to extend the reach of its services through a new partnership with the EBL cable network in the Emmental-Lucerne region. The partnership will extend the reach of Liberty Global-owned UPC Switzerland’s TV, broadband and fixed and mobile telephony services to an additional footprint of 20,000 homes. UPC will replace Quickline […]

Quickline taps Broadpeak for OTT TV service

Swiss cable operator Quickline has tapped Broadpeak to provide the underlying technology for its Quickline TV service, which delivers over 400 channels of live and on-demand content, as well as cloud DVR, to IPTV and OTT TV users. Quickline is using Broadpeak’s BkS300, BkS400, and BkS100 video servers, BkM100 CDN manager and BkA100 video delivery […]

Netflix ISP Index: Telefonica-Movistar slips in Spain

Telefonica-Movistar’s average internet speed dropped from 2.60 Mbps in March to 2.25 Mbps in April, according to Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index. According to the report, Telefonica-Movistar was the lowest-ranked internet service provider in Spain by speed, while Telecable retained its place at the top of the rankings with speeds of 3.76Mbps. Vodafone was the […]

Quickline completes video validation of Cisco CCAP device

Switzerland-based cable operator group Quickline has completed validation of CCAP video on cBR-8, and has launched live services with the platform, according to Cisco. Cisco’s cBR-8 converged cable access platform is being used by Quickline to enable 21 operators to provide entertainment services for 400,000 customers. Cisco launched the converged broadband access headend platform at […]

Netflix hits December streaming peak

December 28 was the largest streaming day of the year in 2014, topping what is historically the heaviest month for viewing, according to Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index. Breaking down the performance of internet service providers in each of the countries where it is live, Netflix revealed that the highest average internet speed in any […]