Slovak Telekom

AMC Networks agrees distribution deals in Slovakia, Czech Republic

AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) has renewed its distribution agreement with Deutsche Telekom’s subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The long-term partnership will see T-Mobile TV Czech Republic and Slovak Telekom’s Magio and Digi Slovakia carry AMCNI CNE’s full portfolio of networks across IPTV, DTH, cable and OTT. The […]

Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic tap MediaKind for TV technology

Deutsche Telekom-owned Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic have chosen MediaKind, the former Ericsson Media Solutions, to provide technology for IPTV services across the two countries. The agreement with Slovak Telekom involves an upgrading of the latter’s existing Magio IPTV service, while T-Mobile Czech Republic is using MediaKind to power its new IPTV service in […]

Digital TV CEE: Netflix unlikely to progress in CEE

Netflix is unlikely to make significant headway in most markets in central and Eastern Europe without making significant and probably uneconomic investments in local content, according to a line-up of speakers at the Digital TV CEE conference in Budapest. Despite the global SVOD player’s decision to localise its service in Poland, there is still a […]

AMC agrees Slovakian deal with DIGI

AMC Networks International – Central Europe (AMCNI CE) has struck a distribution deal with DIGI Slovakia and expanded AMC’s reach with Slovak Telekom. DIGI Slovakia will add the AMC network to its channel line-up for the first time, while Slovak Telecom, which already airs the channel via its Magio IPTV platform, will also add it […]

New CEO for Telekom Romania

Former Slovak Telekom CEO Miroslav Majoros has taken over as CEO of Telekom Romania, owned, like the Slovak operator, by Deutsche Telekom Group. Majoros, who took over on January 1, replaces Nikolai Beckers, who has left the group. Majoros will remain chairman of the board of directors of Slovak Telekom. Michael Tsamaz, the chairman and […]

German TV growth boost for Deutsche Telekom

Strong growth in Germany boosted Deutsche Telekom’s TV subscriber total in the quarter to June, with additional strong growth in TV subscribers in Greece and mixed results elsewhere in its European footprint. Deutsche Telekom grew its IPT and satellite TV base in Germany by 2.5% quarter-on-quarter, taking its total to 3.768 million, an additional 27,000 […]

Deutsche Telekom buys remaining Slovak Telekom stake for €900m

Deutsche Telekom has confirmed that it is buying the 49% stake of Slovak Telekom that it does not already own for a purchase price of €900 million. Announcing the deal, Deutsche Telekom said it is buying the shares, which are currently owned by the National Property Fund of the Slovak Republic, for a price that […]

Deutsche Telekom CEO tight-lipped on Slovak Telekom speculation

Deutsche Telekom’s CEO has refused to be drawn on reports that it has placed an offer for the 49% stake it does not already own in Slovakia’s Slovak Telekom. Speaking on Deutsche Telekom’s earnings call yesterday, company CEO Timotheus Höttges said that while Slovak Telekom is “part of the very core of our strategy,” it […]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly set to take control of Slovak operator

Deutsche Telekom last week placed an offer for the 49% stake it does not already own in Slovakia’s Slovak Telekom, according to a Bloomberg report. According to Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, it was Telekom’s move that led the Slovakian government to cancel its proposed IPO of the company last week. In April , the company […]

Slovak Telekom sets IPO price, firm valued at up to €2 billion

Slovak Telekom has set its initial public offering price range at €17.7 to €23.6 per-share, valuing the company at between €1.5 billion and €2.0 billion.  The Slovakian government announced plans to sell off its 49% stake in Slovak Telekom on the Bratislava and London stock exchanges earlier this month. The company has now revealed that […]