Telekom Austria Croatia adds CME’s Oyo

Telekom Austria-owned Croatian cable operator has added CME-backed Nova TV’s Oyo video-on-demand service to its range of offerings. is offering Oyo for a monthly fee of HRK35 (€4.60), for which they can access a wide range of news, entertainment and kids shows as well as movie service Oyo Cinema and entertainment service Oyo […]

Telekom Austria’s Vipnet acquires Digi TV Croatia

Telekom Austria Group’s Croatian subsidiary Vipnet has acquired RCS&RDS’s local satellite TV platform Digi TV, allowing it to expand its multi-play offering in the country.  Digi TV Croatian launched in 2006 and turned in revenues of about €2 million in 2012. The move follows Vipnet’s acquisition of Croatian cable operator in 2011. The latest […]

Telekom Austria increases IPTV base

Telekom Austria ended September with 213,000 IPTV subscribers. The telco increased its A1 TV subscriber base by 14.6% year-on-year. It said ARPU for its A1 fixed line business increased by 1.3% to €32.2 at the end of September.

Telekom Austria sees IPTV boost in tough market

Telekom Austria’s A1TV service saw an 18.1% uptick in subscribers over the first half of this year, taking its total to 206,300. Its bundled fixed-line customers passed the one million mark. Overall, however, Telekom Austria continued to suffer from intense competition in its domestic market, with fixed line customers declining overall. The group’s domestic revenues […]

América Móvil takes stake in Telekom Austria

Latin American telecom operator América Móvil has acquired a 21% stake in Telekom Austria. The deal will see the Mexican company acquire the stake through Marathon Zwei Beteiligungs, a wholly owned subsidiary of RPR Privatstiftung, and will it initially acquire 5% before buying the remaining 16% after receiving government approval. This is the company’s second […]

Bundling pays off for Telekom Austria as TV numbers increase

The number of subscribers to Telekom Austria’s IPTV service A1 reached 204,700 at the end of March, a year-on-year increase of 23.9%. The telco said it was seeing more demand for bundled TV and broadband offerings. The share of broadband lines of total access lines grew from 52% to 55% year-on-year as the number of […]

TA nears 200,000 TV subs

Telekom Austria ended 2011 with 198,000 TV customers. The telco said the customer base of its A1TV service increased by 31.2% year-on-year. Fixed line service revenues declined by 3.6% to €226.8 million as a higher number of broadband and A1TV subscribers could only partly compensate for the loss of fixed voice minutes.

Telekom Austria extends Agama quality assurance deal

Telekom Austria’s IPTV platform A1 has begun using Agama Technologies’ embedded monitoring solution for quality assurance. A1 has extended its existing Agama installation with embedded set-top box monitoring for last-mile and in-home service quality assurance. The monitoring solution reaches from the headend site to the point of service consumption. “It’s with great pleasure we see that […]

Telekom Austria sees strong IPTV growth

Telekom Austria had 186,000 A1TV customers in Austria at the end of September, up 39% year-on-year. Fixed broadband lines numbered 1.247 million, up 11.4%. Telekom Austria posted revenues of €1.111 billion for the quarter, down 6.2%. Net income was €128 million, up 32.5%.

One in 10 Austrians own a tablet

One in 10 Austrians now owns a tablet device, with 44.2% using the devices to consume video, according to a survey by A1 Telekom Austria. According to the survey, carried out jointly with Mindtake New Media Research and USECON, 9.4% of those interviewed already had a tablet, with a further 22.8% intending to buy one […]