Telekom Austria


Hopster strikes partnership with A1 Hrvatska

Kids digital service Hopster has struck a distribution partnership with Telekom Austria’ Croatian unit, A1 Hrvatska, which provides Hopster customers with convergent telecommunication solutions, including mobile, fixed and TV services. The deal offers A1 postpaid mobile subscribers who are using the A1 Internet protection for children service a free Hopster subscription. Customers will be able […]

A1 Telekom Austria moves forward with international rebrand

A1 Telekom Austria Group’s operating company in the Belarusian market has begun a two-phase rebranding of the local brand Velcom. Initially, the dual brand velcom | A1 will be used, transitioning later this year into the single brand A1. On April 3, the group’s operating company in North Macedonia announced that its local brand Vip […]

Eurochannel launches in Slovenia with A1

European movies and series channel Eurochannel has debuted in Slovenia on Telekom Austria’s A1 Slovenia platform. A1 Slovenia subscribers will be able to view Eurochannel’s programming in a Slovenian localised version. To mark its launch in the country, Eurochannel will offer A1 Slovenia subscribers a selection of more than 80 exclusive European films and TV series. In April, […]

TV content boosts A1 Telekom Austria

The “increased significance of TV content” helped boost A1 Telekom Austria’s performance in 2018, along with resilience in its fixed-line business and growth in solutions and connectivity. A1 also saw strong growth in demand for mobile WiFi routers, in some cases substituting for fixed broadband. The company said that TV content and solutions and connectivity […]

A1 Telekom Austria launches youth-focused OTT TV service

A1 Telekom Austria has launched an OTT TV service aimed at a younger audience. The OTT service, a1now.tv, will provide users with live and video-on-demand content across sport, music and entertainment, including matches from the Austrian Football Bundesliga – for which A1 has signed to be an official rights holder – and lifestyle content from […]

New CEO for A1 Telekom Austria as it grows TV base

A1 Telekom Austria Group has confirmed the appointment of Thomas Arnoldner as its new CEO, with effect from September 1. Arnoldner, whose appointment was trailed in April, will replace Alejandro Plater, who has combined the role of CEO and chief operating officer, since 2015. Arnoldner previously held a senior sales and services role with T-Systems. […]

Telekom Austria rebrands Bulgarian unit as A1

A1 Telekom Austria Group has rebranded its Bulgarian subsidiary Mtel to A1 Bulgaria. The move represents the latest step in Telekom Austria’s drive to create a single brand strategy across all the its operations in a progressive manner geared to local circumstances. Telekom Austria has adopted the A1 brand to build a perception of it […]

A1 Telekom Austria sees pay TV grow but fixed-line business declines

A1 Telekom Austria saw its domestic and international fixed-line base decline in the first quarter, with growth in pay TV failing to offset a near across-the-board decline in fixed broadband and phone customers. Telekom Austria saw its domestic Austrian TV base increase by 4.1% to 302,000 in the first quarter, while its fixed broadband base […]

Eurochannel launches in Croatia on Vip TV

European movie channel Eurochannel has launched in Croatia on Telekom Austria-owned pay TV service Vip TV, part of Vipnet. Eurochannel is available in the operator’s basic package. All Eurochannel programs are presented with Croatian subtitles. Eurochannel is offering Vip TV subscribers a selection of 75 premium European movies and TV series to kick off the […]

Telekom Austria in deal with Ginx Esports TV

Ginx Esports TV has struck deal with Telekom Austria Group that will see the eSports channel made available across Europe on Eutelsat 16A and distributed to most of the Austrian telco’s subsidiaries. The deal is the third launch for Ginx Esports TV in recent months, following carriage deals in South Africa and Israel. Ginx Esports […]

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