Telenet deploys Latens Titanium CAS

Belgian cable operator Telenet is rolling out Latens’ software-based security solution, Titanium, across its customer base. To-date, the operator has deployed over 400,000 set-top boxes featuring Titanium. Telenet is adopting the software-based CAS alongside the other CAS deployed on its network.  According to Latens, the software enables one system to run across multiple networks, which […]

Telenet boosts triple-play base but sees customer total decline

Belgian cable operator Telenet added 27,700 triple-play customers in the first quarter, taking its triple-play base to 805,800 or 37% of its overall customer base. Telenet said it had added 88,000 net new subscribers to its digital TV, broadband and fixed telephony base, including transfers from analogue. The company now has 2.18 million customers, down […]

Telenet, VRT and RTL take Champions League rights

Belgian cable operator Telenet and TV broadcasters RTL and VRT have acquired the TV rights to UEFA Champions League football for the 2012-15 seasons. Free-to-air broadcaster RTL has won the French-language rights to the best match in each kick-off slot every match week. RTL will show both live matches as well as a highlights programme […]

Telenet boosts multiscreen channel line-up, adds Android devices

Telenet has increased the number of channels available via its Yelo multiscreen service to 31, and has made the service available to Android devices. Telenet has added 14 new channels to the platform, including French-langauge channels La Une, La Deux, La Trois, RTL TVi, Club RTL and Plug RTL. Kanaal Z, Xite, CNBC, Ment, Actua […]

Telenet reduces analogue bandwidth for digital growth

Telenet is planning to reduce the bandwidth that it allocates to analogue TV services in order to boost the number of digital channels it offers to subscribers. The Belgian cable operator will begin rearranging its channels from April 26, including the removal of the least popular analogue channels. By the end of the process Telenet […]

Telenet’s multi-play strategy paying off

The addition of new customers across Telenet’s digital TV, internet and telephony services and increased triple-play penetration led to a 6% revenue growth for the Belgian cable operator last year.   Telenet posted full year revenues of €1.4 billion in 2011, up from €1.3 billion in 2010. Digital TV subscribers numbered 1.4 million at the […]

Telenet secures rights to remaining Jupiler League matches

Belgian cable operator Telenet has secured the rights to show all football matches from the country’s Jupiler League from next season, according to various Belgian press reports. Telenet, which had earlier secured non-exclusive rights to a limited number of games, will pay a reported additional €4.8 million a year on top of the €60 million […]

Telenet sees digital growth and analogue decline

Belgian cable operator Telenet saw its analogue TV base fall to 853,300 at the end of September, down 24% year-on-year, but digital TV customers grew 16% to 2.214 million. Residential broadband customers grew 7% to 1.282 million, and triple-play customers grew by 10% to 767,800. Telenet posted revenues of €1.015 billion for the nine months […]

Motorola and Telenet in successful IPv6 trial

Motorola Mobility and Belgian cable operator Telenet have jointly tested and evaluated the first phase of the IPv6 features of Motorola’s BSR 64000 Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS). The tests demonstrated the IPv6 capabilities of the Motorola BSR 64000, currently deployed across Belgium by Telenet to deliver its residential broadband and video services. The lab […]

Telenet launches repurchase programme

Belgian cable operator Telenet has launched a share repurchase programme, allowing the company to buy back a maximum of one million shares over the next nine months. The repurchased shares will be held by the company to cover its obligations under existing stock option plans.

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