Swisscom TV 2.0

Swisscom partners with Nokia on 4K IPTV

Swisscom has deployed the Nokia 5910 Video Services Appliance (VSA) to deliver its Swisscom TV 2.0 service – including 4K Ultra High Definition. Nokia’s 5910 operates across a range of access technologies and digital rights management systems and is capable of handling standard definition, high definition and 4K ultra high definition channels. “We are investing in […]

Swisscom sees strong TV 2.0 growth, declines to make provision for fine

Swisscom had signed up 564,000 customers to its TV 2.0 service by the end of June, up 258,000 in the first half of the year. The company had a total of 1.238 million TV customers at the end of the second quarter, up 13.5% year-on-year, and up 73,000 in the first half of this year. […]

Swisscom launches HbbTV service for SRG

Swisscom has launched HbbTV services for public broadcaster SRG’s channels as part of its TV 2.0 offering.  Swisscom has activated the new service, which replaces former Teletext offerings and includes new features.  HbbTV will be available in HD programmes shown on SRG. HbbTV is also available on the ARD, ZDF, ORF1 and ORF2 TV channels […]

Swisscom sees strong TV 2.0 growth

Swisscom’s advanced TV offering, Swisscom TV 2.0, now has 306,000 subscribers out of a total TV base of 1.17 million, according to the Swiss telco’s 2014 full-year report.  The operator said most of the TV 2.0 users had upgraded from Swisscom’s legacy TV service, Overall, Swisscom saw TV subscribers rise by 165,000,or 16.5%, in the […]

Swisscom deploys new iWedia-operated IPTV Android set-top

Swiss telco Swisscom is deploying a new Android IPTV set-top box that is being operated by iWedia’s Teatro 3.5 software solution.  The Swisscom TV 2.0 Android IPTV set-top box gives access to 250-plus TV channels, of which 80-plus are in HD. It also offers more than 6,400 videos on-demand in German, French, and Italian, more […]