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Swisscom grows TV base despite saturated market

Swisscom managed to grow its TV base by 2.4% to 1.56 million in the year to December, despite what the company described as a saturated market driven by promotional offers. Swisscom’s broadband base remained stable at 2.03 million, while fixed line telephone subscribers declined by 126,000 over the year to 1.52 million. Swisscom claimed strong […]

Swisscom integrates Netflix in Swisscom TV X offering

Swisscom is launching a new TV package that incorporates Netflix at a discounted price. The new offering, Swisscom TV X, will include Netflix’s standard HD package alongside a large number of pay TV channels, ,seven-day catch-up TV and 1,200 hours of recording time for CHF50 (€47) a month. For an additional CHF5 a month, customers […]

MyMTV launches in Switzerland

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched MyMTV Music in Switzerland on Swisscom. As opposed to traditional music tv channels, MyMTV Music promises a personalised linear music channel. This is achieved by allowing users to curate their own channel through accessing MTV’s library of music videos, live performances and other exclusive content.  VIMN claims the […]

Swisscom launches new TV box as centre of smart home

Swisscom has launched a new TV box that will serve as a smart home control centre with an integrated voice assistant. Swisscom has also revamped its TV user interface as part of the launch.  The new box comes with a new voice assistant that can be used to control the TV, including switching channels, launching […]

Swisscom sees modest but solid TV growth in tough market

Swiss service provider Swisscom saw modest but solid growth in its TV base in the third quarter, adding 11,000 new customers, which contributed to an overall rise of 30,000 or 2% in the TV total year-on-year. The quarter also saw a modest return to growth in fixed broadband, with 3,000 new customers. Overall, Swisscom’s residential […]

Swisscom Broadcast names new CEO

Swisscom media services unit Swisscom Broadcast has named Dominik Müller as its new CEO. Müller, who replaces retiring Jean-Paul de Weck, will take on his new role from November 15, he is currenly head of network IT and operations. Müller has been part of Swisscom Broadcast for more than 10 years and has been a […]

Swisscom TV boosted by bundles in ‘saturated’ market

Swisscom grew its TV base by 4,000 subscribers in Q1 in what the company said was a “saturated” market that was “driven strongly by promotional offerings”. The 0.3% quarter-on-quarter increase in the Swiss telco’s TV base took its total to 1.52 million, with Swisscom saying that the growth was driven by its bundled offering. The […]

Deutsche Telekom TV chief moves to Cinetrade role

Swisscom-affiliated films rights and content company Cinetrade has named Deutsche Telekom’s TV and entertainment chief Wolfgang Elsaßer as its new CEO. Elsaßer will replace Wilfried Heinzelmann, who has decided to step down from operational management as of July. Elsaßer, who previously held senior roles at Grundig, Sky Deutschland predecessor Premiere World and SES Astra, took […]

Swisscom grows TV and bundled base

Swisscom grew its TV base by 3.5%, or 52,000 customers year-on-year in the final quarter of last year, taking its TV total to 1.52 million. The Swiss telco also grew its fixed-line broadband base by 0.9%, or 19,000 customers, to 1.52 million. Swisscom said that fixed line phone customers numbered 1.64 million at the end […]

DAZN launches on Swisscom TV

Sports streaming service DAZN has launched on Swisscom TV, offering sports content to the operator’s customers including English Premier League and Spanish La Liga football. DAZN costs CHF12.90 (€11.29) per-month without long-term commitments. Swisscom will not initially offer operator billing but said this option should follow in the future. “I am delighted that we are continuing […]

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