Slovak Telekom

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 […]

AMC Networks International expands in Europe

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has announced the expansion of its portfolio of linear TV channels in Europe.  Slovak Telekom in Slovakia has launched Sundance Channel for the first time and has added Sport1 HD alongside the stand definition version of the channel, AMC announced at MIPTV. Skylink in the Czech Republic and Slovakia has moved […]

IPO planned for Slovak Telekom

The Slovakian government is to sell off its 49% stake in Slovak Telekom via an IPO on the Bratislava and London stock exchanges. The government body that holds Slovak Telekom shares, the Property Fund of the Slovak Republic, will offer all of its stake in the form of shares to be listed in Bratislava and […]

Slovak Telekom to expand DTT services in CEE with Intelsat deal

Slovak Telekom has signed a multi-year deal with satellite services firm Intelsat to expand its direct-to-home (DTH) services in central and eastern Europe.  Through the deal, Slovak Telekom will operate multiple transponders at the Intelsat 1˚ West premier video neighbourhood – which reaches 17 million households across 17 northern, central and eastern European countries. Intelsat’s […]

Verimatrix partners with Slovak Telekom for OTT security

Slovak Telekom has chosen Verimatrix to protect its new Magio GO over-the-top (OTT) multi-screen services. The security specialists’ Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for Internet TV will be deployed. The multiscreen security offering is designed to enhance basis HLS security, supporting subscription and transaction based pay-TV services otherwise only found in managed IPTV and […]

Slovak Telekom to buy out Digi Slovakia

Slovak Telekom has agreed to buy 100% of Romania-based RCS & RDS’s local TV business Digi Slovakia. Through the deal, Slovak Telekom said it will strengthen its position in the digital TV market, building on its digital TV Magio offering, which it launched in 2006. This currently has 180,000 customers via metallic, fibre network and satellite, while […]