UPC Switzerland and Swisscom in landmark reciprocal sports deal

Liberty Global-owned UPC Switzerland has struck a reciprocal agreement for the distribution of its premium sports offering, MySports, and Swisscom-backed pay TV offering Teleclub on each other’s platforms. From this autumn, UPC and Swisscom customers will have equal access to live sport content from both services, further details of the commercial offerings will be made […]

UPC Switzerland unveils MySports offering

Liberty Global-owned UPC Switzerland’s new MySports service is now open for customer orders ahead of its launch on September 8. Customers of UPC and 15 other distribution partners can now order the premium version of the service, MySports Pro, which will be available for CHF25 (€23) a month via cable. The basic version of the […]

UPC Switzerland secures Sky Bundesliga matches to see off Swisscom

Liberty Global’s Swiss unit has secured a deal with Sky to offer the latter’s Bundesliga coverage via its recently launched MySports service. Under the deal, all Bundesliga matches to which Sky Deutschland holds the rights will be shown exclusively on MySports in Switzerland via cable and IPTV. The deal will enable UPC Switerland to show […]

Teleclub secures Bundesliga rights in Discovery deal

Swiss pay TV service Teleclub is to become the exclusive distributor in Switzerland and Liechtenstein for Bundlesliga rights held by Discovery. Teleclub and Discovery have extended their existing long-term partnership by adding exclusive broadcasting rights for the Bundesliga to their agreement. All Bundesliga games for the 2017-18 season included in the specific rights package Eurosport […]

Swisscom sees strong TV 2.0 growth, declines to make provision for fine

Swisscom had signed up 564,000 customers to its TV 2.0 service by the end of June, up 258,000 in the first half of the year. The company had a total of 1.238 million TV customers at the end of the second quarter, up 13.5% year-on-year, and up 73,000 in the first half of this year. […]

Swisscom facing competition fine over Teleclub

Swisscom has rejected an allegation by the country’s competition watchdog that its pay TV unit Teleclub is abusing its dominant position and must sell its service to third-party service providers in a fair and non-discriminatory way. ComCo, the regulator, has threatened the telco with a CHF143 million fine. According to ComCo, Swisscom and Teleclub have […]

Swisscom teams up with Teleclub for SVoD

Swisscom has teamed up with pay TV provider Teleclub to offer a new flat-rate video-on-demand offering with several thousand hours of television series, classic films, children’s programmes, documentaries and sports programmes. The service, Teleclub Play will cost CHF12.90 (€10.70) a month and is available from today, available to all Swisscom TV 2.0 customers. The offering […]

Disney expands HD offering in German-speaking region

Disney XD and Disney Junior are launching in HD in the German speaking region for the first time, with a launch on Swiss pay TV platform Teleclub. Disney XD and Disney Junior will be available in HD on Teleclub from February 5, carried on the Swisscom TV platform. The two channels will be part of […]

Teleclub launches CI Plus with NDS

Swiss pay TV operator Teleclub has launched a CI Plus option using technology from NDS. The CI Plus modules enable Teleclub subscribers to access all channels, including HD channels, without requiring a set-top box. The modules are based on the NDS VideoGuard conditional access system, and additional HD DVR functionality is available via an approved […]

Teleclub channels on Sunrise

Swiss pay TV operator Teleclub’s bouquet of channels is now available via Sunrise Telecom’s recently launched IPTV service. Sunrise subscribers will now be able to receive Teleclub’s 17 channels. A basic package including eleclub Cinema, Teleclub Star and Disney Channel will be available for CHF39.90 (€33) a month with three optional Sport, Movie and Family […]