T-Mobile Austria


Magenta Telekom names ex-Liberty Global exec as CTIO

Deutsche Telekom’s Austrian subsidiary has named Volker Libovsky as chief technology and information officer. Libovsky will be responsible for IT, network operations and convergent network expansion at Magenta Telekom, the new name of the former T-Mobile Austria following its acquisition of cable operator UPC Austria from Liberty Global. Libovsky was previously chief information officer and […]

T-Mobile Austria adds new eSports channel to offering

T-Mobile Austria is the latest operator to announce that it is to carry new German eSports channel eSports1 on its UPC cable network. The channel will be aired as part of UPC’s TV Top TV package. ESports1 is the first German-language eSports service and carries coverage of  League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter Strike, Overwatch […]

T-Mobile Austria launches UPC TV app on mobile network

T-Mobile Austria has launched the UPC TV app on its mobile network and on the Amazon Fire TV streaming device. The move means that an offering of around 100 TV channels is now available to UPC customers in Austria on the T-Mobile and tele-ring mobile networks, enabling them to view content on the move or […]

T-Mobile Austria names consumer marketing chief

T-Mobile Austria, which purchased cable operator UPC Austria from Liberty Global earlier this year, has named Michael Rochel as head of marketing for residential customers, effective as of December 1. Rochel, who will report residential customers director Jan Willem Stapel, was previously head of marketing and product management in T-Mobile ‘s consumer business unit. T-Mobile […]

T-Mobile Austria completes €1.9bn UPC Austria takeover

T-Mobile Austria has completed its previously-announced €1.9 billion takeover of Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria. Liberty Global confirmed the close of the sale today, stating that its proceeds will be approximately €900 million after accounting for the repayment of debt attributed to UPC Austria. Liberty said it will use this cash to increase its […]

EC approves T-Mobile Austria’s €1.9bn takeover of UPC Austria

The European Commission has green-lit T-Mobile Austria’s €1.9 billion acquisition of UPC Austria after concluding that the deal would not raise competition concerns. The EC gave its unconditional approval to the deal after ruling that the companies’ activities and assets are “largely complementary” and that the merged entity would continue to face “significant competition” from […]

T-Mobile Austria buys UPC Austria for €1.9bn

T-Mobile Austria has agreed to buy Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria for an enterprise value of €1.9 billion, in a deal that will transform it from a mobile to a quad-play provider. The agreement, which was announced before Christmas, will see the Deutsche Telekom-owned mobile operator take on incumbent operator A1 Telekom Austria as […]