T-Mobile Netherlands to launch OTT TV service

Dutch telecom operator T-Mobile Netherlands is to launch an OTT TV service in the spring of next year. The service, Knippr, will make a range of Dutch channels and on-demand offerings available to both T-Mobile customers and non-customers as an alternative to cable and other offerings. T-Mobile said there will be no obligation for Knippr […]

T-Mobile US offers Netflix, Hulu streaming outside of data plan

Deutsche Telekom-owned telco T-Mobile is allowing some of its US customers to watch content from a range of SVOD and streaming services outside of their regular data plans. From Sunday (November 15) T-Mobile customers – on the relevant contracts – will be able to watch Netflix, Showtime, WatchESPN and Hulu on their mobile devices without […]

DISH reportedly holding merger talks with T-Mobile

DISH Network is reportedly in merger talks with T-Mobile US about a multi-billion dollar deal that would combine the pay TV and telco companies.  According to a Wall Street Journal report, the two firms are “in close agreement” about the structure of a combined company, but had not resolved issues surrounding the price of the […]

EE partners with Wuaki on £1 film rentals

UK mobile operator EE has partnered with video-on-demand site Wuaki.tv to launch EE Film Club, offering a “blockbuster film” rental every week for £1 (€1.38).  The offer will be available to all EE, Orange and T-Mobile customers and is due to launch on March 30. The offer comes after Orange phased out its UK two-for-one […]

Deutsche Telekom pays €800m for rest of T-Mobile Czech Republic

Deutsche Telekom is buying the remaining 39.23% stake in T-Mobile Czech Republic that it doesn’t already own for a purchase price of €800 million. Announcing the deal, Deutsche Telekom said that the acquisition of the shares would simplify the capital and governance structure of T-Mobile Czech Republic. It also said the buyout made financial sense, […]