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NEM: non-linear growth causing disconnect between operators and channels

Growth in demand for non-linear and multiscreen viewing is leading to a growing disconnect between channel providers and TV operators, according to a panel of operators and content providers at the NEM. Speaking at the event in Croatia this morning, the operators on the panel called for more focus on providing comprehensive rights to cover […]

Cinven confirms bid for Telekom Slovenije

Investment group Cinven has confirmed that it has placed a binding offer to acquire the Slovenian government’s stake in local telco Telekom Slovenije. Cinven said its intentions for Telekom Slovenije are to invest significantly to upgrade the network, to stop the Company’s revenue decline, stabilise and then grow revenues sustainably for the long term. The […]

Two bidders for Telekom Slovenije

Two bidders for Slovenian telco Telekom Slovenije have emerged, both with binding bids that come in under the market value of the company, according to a Reuters report. According to Reuters, citing an un-named source, investment group Cinven and Germany telecom giant Deutsche Telekom have placed bids of about €110 a share for the company, […]

Telekom Slovenije launches white-label OTT platform

Slovenian telecom operator Telekom Slovenije has launched a white-label OTT platform for operators and content providers based on its own TViN system. The operator is providing a platform to provide functionality including second-screen, live TV, video-on-demand and cloud storage, customisable by different service providers. The platform can deliver support for live TV, catch-up TV, remote […]

Telekom Slovenia adds raft of new channels including BBC Knowledge

Telekom Slovenia is adding a large number of channels to its SiOL TV programming line-up including, for the first time in Slovenia, BBC Knowledge, and will provide as many as 17 additional HD and five standard-definition channels services in a new upgraded Mega Pack. In addition to boosting the package with existing HD services Animal […]

Telekom Slovenia offer enhanced Champions League coverage

Telekom Slovenia has launched a service offering access to all UEFA Champions League football matches to which it holds the rights to the next three years. SiOL TV viewers will be able to choose between all 130 Champions League matches in HD, with a choice between concurrent matches possible via a user interface on channel […]

Telekom Slovenia drops Viasat channels

Telekom Slovenia has removed a number of Viasat channels from its SiOL TV platform. The telco is no longer offering Viasat Explorer, Viasat History and TV1000 on its network. It said negotiations with Viasat had broken down and that the channels had not proved very popular. The company has replaced the channels with movie network, […]

Telekom Slovenia names TSMedia chief as new CEO

Telekom Slovenia has named Rudolf Skobe as its new CEO. Skobe, who is currently the director of media subsidiary TSMedia, will take over in September, when current CEO Ivica Kranjčević retires.

Telekom Slovenia considering standalone OTT offering

Telekom Slovenia is considering offering its OTT platform SiOL TViN as a standalone service.   The service is currently available only as part of the Slovenian telco’s triple-play offering. “In the future, if devices are ready, it could work standalone,” said Tomaz Pernovsek, deputy CEO of Telekom Slovenia-owned TSMedia, speaking on a panel session at […]

Telekom Slovenia game for Ginx TV

Telekom Slovenia has added gaming channel Ginx TV to its SiOL pay TV platform. The channel airs a raft of series based on video games, including Gameface and The Quest. It is available in SiOL TV’s Mega Pack. Simon Slonjšak, product manager, TV at Telekom Slovenia, said: “We are really proud to offer Ginx TV […]