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T-Mobile US pay TV service to launch in H1 2019

T-Mobile’s delayed US home TV service is due to launch in the first half of this year, the company confirmed on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings call. Responding to a question about the company’s TV strategy, chief operating officer Mike Sievert said T-Mobile is “quality-driven”, not “date-driven,” adding that its TV service rollout is closely […]

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 […]

Report: Deutsche Telekom-Tele2 deal to get EU approval

The EU is set to green-light Deutsche Telekom’s acquisition of Tele2 in the Netherlands, according to a Reuters report. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Reuters said the deal is due to get unconditional anti-trust approval, following a European Commission investigation into the deal. In its preliminary analysis the EC raised competition concerns about the […]

T-Mobile and Nokia agree US$3.5bn 5G network deal

T-Mobile and Nokia have agreed a US$3.5 billion deal to accelerate the deployment of a nationwide 5G network in the US. The pact, which was hailed by the companies as a “landmark agreement”, will see Nokia provide T-Mobile with its end-to-end 5G technology, software and services portfolio. Nokia will help build T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network […]

Viceland extends reach in Netherlands

Vice Media-owned alternative lifestyle and entertainment TV channel Viceland has extended its reach in The Netherlands by over two million new households following carriage deals with KPN and T-Mobile. Viceland will bring its mix of international content and local productions to both platforms on July 18. KPN and T-Mobile subscribers will be able to content […]

T-Mobile Netherlands to shut down Knippr

T-Mobile Netherlands has announced plans to shut down its mobile-first over-the-top TV service Knippr on June 1, two years after it launched. In a post on the Knippr site, T-Mobile said that the success of a service like Knippr relies on scale, which it has not yet achieved and will not be able to realise […]

T-Mobile closes Layer3 TV deal

T-Mobile in the US has completed its acquisition of TV technology company Layer3 TV as it starts work on its aim to disrupt the US$100+ billion pay TV market. T-Mobile plans to use Layer3 to drive its plans to launch a disruptive new TV service in 2018, having first announced the deal last month. The […]

T-Mobile buys Layer3 TV, plans ‘disruptive new TV service’ in 2018

T-Mobile in the US has acquired TV technology company Layer3 TV and has announced plans to launch a “disruptive new TV service” in 2018. The mobile operator said it will work with Layer3 TV’s technology and team to create a new TV service aimed at people who are “tired of all the BS that comes […]

Netflix plots fully localised Polish service

Netflix has revealed plans to fully localise its on-demand service in Poland, striking back at doubters who suggest the SVOD company is “irrelevant” in eastern Europe. The internet TV network claimed the new offer would be “a truly Polish service, using local language, currency and adding Polish TV shows and movies in addition to Netflix’s […]

T-Mobile partners with Ericsson on Knippr

T-Mobile Netherlands has selected Ericsson to power its new over-the-top TV service, Knippr. The multi-year deal will see Ericsson provide an end-to-end online video service, covering content management, digital rights management and content delivery networks. Ericsson will deliver both live and on-demand TV content via Knippr, which launched last month and is available via a […]