Sunrise launches new sports app

Swiss service provider Sunrise has launched a new app for its sports TV offering MySports. The MySports app will give hockey fans throughout Switzerland access to all MySports broadcasts and live games, as well as a number of statistics and match highlights. The app is designed to display news and information about each fan’s favourite […]

Liberty Global combats customer losses with new products and price hikes

Liberty Global has reported an 8.2% decrease in revenues for Q3 2022, rebased to a 3.7% increase of $1.75bn. It added that the Q3 financial performance was “highlighted by accelerating Adjusted EBITDA at VM02, Vodafone Ziggo and Telenet.” Adjusted EBITDA was down 12.5% on a reported basis, and up 1.6% rebased, to US$664 million. Overall […]

Sunrise revamps executive committee as it completes UPC integration

Liberty Global-backed Swiss service provider Sunrise has revamped its executive committee as it completes the integration with the former UPC Switzerland. The new executive committee will be made up of eight members: André Krause, CEO; Severina Pascu, Deputy CEO and chief consumer officer; Jany Fruytier, chief financial officer; Robert Redeleanu, chief business officer; Elmar Grasser, […]

Sunrise Replay TV adds commercials

TV broadcasters and channels have reached an agreement enabling them to continue offering time-shifted television, or Replay TV in its current form in Switzerland in the future. The agreement allows the channels to use new advertising formats to compensate for the revenue lost if commercials are skipped when viewing Replay TV. Liberty Global-backed service provider […]

Sunrise UPC launches free TV offering following Wilmaa acquisition

Liberty Global-backed Swiss service provider Sunrise UPC is introducing a free TV tier as part of its yallo offering. Yallo is launching yallo Free TV as a free, advertising-funded TV offer that can also be used by customers of other providers. The service comes with basic features and is targeted at those looking for a […]

Sunrise deploys EPG tech from Media Distillery

Swiss telco Sunrise has announced a tech partnership with Media Distillery to improve its EPG experience. The Liberty Global-owned operator has deployed EPG Correction Distillery to improve the video user experience for its digital TV customers. The tech went live in May 2022 on Sunrise’s latest generation TV box and provides a more accurate start- […]

UPC launches Yallo TV IPTV service

Swiss pay TV operator Sunrise’s Yallo brand has announced the launch of a new IPTV offer. Yallo TV will offer over 270 channels, seven-day replay, live pause and recording capabilities. The service will launch with a dedicated Android TV device, which also provides access to streaming services such as Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video. […]

Swiss watchdog approves Sunrise delisting

Swiss stock exchange body SIX Exchange Regulation AG has approved the delisting of the registered shares of Sunrise Communications Group with a nominal value of CHF1.00 each from the SIX Swiss Exchange. The last trading day and the effective date of delisting will be determined when the legally binding squeeze-out of remaining shareholders occurs. SIX […]

Sunrise UPC unveils exec committee and management structure

Sunrise UPC – the new combined Swiss operator from the merger of Sunrise and Liberty Global’s UPC Switzerland – has named its executive committee headed by the company’s CEO, former Sunrise chief executive André Krause. The committee comprises Krause, deputy CEO and chief operating officer Severina Pascu – previously deputy CEO at Virgin Media – […]

Sunrise rolls out first 5G stadium app for FC Basel 1893

Swiss alternative telco Sunrise, set to merger with Liberty Global’s UPC Switzerland, has launched the first of what it says will be a series of 5G-enabled fan-experience enrichment applications for football fans with the Sunrise CamCheck, a new service developed in partnership with FC Basel 1893. The app will enable FC Basel 1893 fans to […]

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