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United Group looks to evolve Android TV offering

Serbia-based service provider United Group plans to expand on its hybrid broadcast-Android TV offering by adding a pure IPTV box, a small form-factor dongle option and an Android TV-enabled smart TV, according to United Cloud business development manager Mladen Mijatovic, Speaking at the Connected TV World Summit in London yesterday, Mijatovic said that United Group-subsidiary […]

Hopster launches across western Balkans with United Group

Preschool kids service Hopster has struck an agreement with western Balkans service provider United Group to launch its offering in the region. Hopster will make its video streaming service available on the EON platform via United Group-owned SBB in Serbia and via Telemach in Slovenia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Hopster’s launch will make episodes […]

United Group preps for next-gen services with major CPE RFP

South-eastern European service provider United Group is to prepare the ground for next generation services by heavily overhauling its CPE base. In May this year United Group announced that it would invest over €600 million across the south-eastern Europe in the next five years. Following that, the group has issued a request for proposals(RFP) for […]

Telemach to upgrade mobile network

United Group-owned Slovenian cable operator Telemach has announced plans to upgrade the mobile network of mobile service provider Tušmobil following its acquisition of the company. Telemach plans to complete the upgrade of the network by the end of August, extending 3G coverage to 99% of the country, with plans to extend LTE coverage to 75% […]

Telekom Austria eyes Serbia Broadband takeover

Telekom Austria is reportedly in the running against private equity firms to buy cable operator Serbia Broadband (SBB) for up to €1 billion.  According to a Bloomberg report, Telekom Austria is back in contention after “dropping off a shortlist” of firms looking at SBB’s accounts. Other bidders include Providence Equity Partners, Cinven Advisers and Altice Finco, […]

DTV CEE13 Video Interview – SBB

Serbian service provider SBB’s Vana Vrazalic talks to DTVE about communicating the benefits of advanced services such as multiscreen and OTT to subscribers.

United Group plans new services across former Yugoslavia

Mid Europa Partners-backed pay TV operators including Serbian cable leader SBB, Telemach Slovenia, Telemach BiH in Bosnia-Herzegovina, satellite operator Total TV and 15 smaller companies will begin operating as United Group from Wednesday May 1. The group, which is majority-owned by Mid Europa Partners and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, plans to develop […]

Zappware providing OTT platform for SBB

Interactive TV technology provider Zappware is providing an over-the-top TV platform to Serbian cable provider SBB and its Slovenian and Bosnian subsidiary Telemach. The platform supports linear and non-linear TV on a range of mobile and fixed devices including iOS and Android devices, Windows and Mac computers and set-top boxes. SBB initially used the platform […]

SBB using Anevia for OTT service

Serbia-based pay TV operator SBB Telemach is using a delivery platform from Anevia for the multiscreen over-the-top TV service it launched earlier this year. The service uses content security from Verimatrix and middleware from Zappware. SBB Telemach is offering over 100 international and local channels to users via internet browsers, mobile phones and tablets. Currently […]

Zappware deploys OTT platform for SBB, Telemach

Interactive TV technology company Zappware has deployed its managed over-the-top TV platform for SBB and Telemach in Serbia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. OTT services have been launched under the D3 Go brand by Serbia’s SBB and Telemach in Slovenia and Bosnia. The solution will allow the operators to deliver linear TV services and is […]