T-Hrvatski Telekom

Deutsche Telekom touts standard STBs and cloud TV for CEE markets

Deutsche Telekom is planning to provide a standardised ‘multi-tenancy’ digital TV platform, deploy two standard set-top models across its CEE footprint and provide a cloud-based user interface to serve legacy set-tops, as part of wider plans to leverage its multinational scale in the region. Speaking on a panel session at Digital TV CEE in Budapest yesterday, […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom launches data-allowance free mobile TV offering

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has launched Stream On. a new mobile TV offering that allows users to access 10 hours of HBO Go and Pickbox on-demand programming without eating into their mobile data allowance. Stream On will be available to subscribers of T-Hrvatski Telekom’s Magenta 1 offering at  cost of HRK9 (€0.66) for […]

Croatian telco set for TV upgrade

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian operator T-Hrvatski Telekom provided an update on its plans to upgrade its TV offering in its first half results. The operator plans to replace its current platform with a new converged platform currently dubbed Next TV, which it says will expand the portfolio of its MAXtv offering with additional functionality. T-Hrvatski Telekom […]

NEM: non-linear growth causing disconnect between operators and channels

Growth in demand for non-linear and multiscreen viewing is leading to a growing disconnect between channel providers and TV operators, according to a panel of operators and content providers at the NEM. Speaking at the event in Croatia this morning, the operators on the panel called for more focus on providing comprehensive rights to cover […]

Exclusive sports deals ‘not sustainable’ if prices go on rising

TV platform operators – at least in smaller markets – are increasingly like to step back from acquiring exclusive premium sports rights as new players like Eurosport-owner Discovery Communications drive prices up, attendees at NEM in Dubrovnik heard this morning. Speaking on a panel session at the Croatian event, Richard Breskovic, director of marketing at […]

New CEO for Croatia’s Iskon

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian operator T-Hrvatski Telekom has named Kresimir Madunović as the new CEO of its Iskon internet service provider subsidiary. Madunović takes over from Saša Kramar, who has led the company for the last 14 years. Kramar will now serve as vice-president and general manager for business customers with T-Hrvatski Telekom. Madunović was previously […]

Board changes for Croatian telco

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has named Ilias Drakopoulis as chairman and Ivan Mišetić as vice-chairman, and has named Josef Thürriegl as chief financial officer. Drakopoluis has been a member of the operator’s supervisory board since 2013 and is currently senior director for business excellence at Deutsche Telekom. He was previously chief technology officer […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom adds Fight Channel

Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has added Fight Channel Group’s Fight Channel and Fight Channel World HD services to its programming line-up. The move means that the telco’s subscribers will be able to access exclusive live boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts fight events via Fight Channel’s pay-per-view service. Fight Channel, which will be part of the telco’s […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom makes Pickbox available on all screens

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian operator T-Hrvatski Telekom has made its Pickbox subscription video-on-demand service available via multiple screens at no additional charge. Pickbox is available for HRK31.67 (€4.12) a month with a 12-month contract and for HRK38 with no contract. Users can now access the service via PCs, tablets and smartphones as well as via the […]

Iskon adds UFC with Fight Channel

T-Hrvatski Telekom-owned Croatian IPTV platform Iskon has added combat sports service Fight Channel, which holds rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship competition in the countries of the former Yugoslavia, to its TV offering. Iskon will include Fight Channel in its extended basic package. Fight Channel Group provides three services – Fight Channel and Fight Channel […]