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Digital TV CEE Award winners revealed

Warsaw’s Belvedere restaurant was the scene for the inaugural Digital TV CEE Awards yesterday evening, hosted by DTVE editor Stuart Thomson and independent consultant Alexander Oudendijk. The Industry Leader Award went to Toomas Tiivel, group chief commercial officer of Starman. East Capital Explorer-backed Starman has emerged as a key consolidator in the cable and pay […]

Telemach to upgrade mobile network

United Group-owned Slovenian cable operator Telemach has announced plans to upgrade the mobile network of mobile service provider Tušmobil following its acquisition of the company. Telemach plans to complete the upgrade of the network by the end of August, extending 3G coverage to 99% of the country, with plans to extend LTE coverage to 75% […]

United Group upgrading to MPEG-4, DVB-S2 with Eutelsat

United Group, the Western Balkans-based cable and satellite service provider that operates the Total TV pay TV service, has extended its long-term agreement for capacity on the Eutelsat 16A satellite. Total TV serves a base of about 1.5 million subscribers in Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Macedonia. In addition to securing capacity […]

Telemach acquires Celje operator Elektro Turnšek

United Group-backed Slovenian cable operator Telemach has acquired service provider Elektro Turnšek, which operates in the country’s third-largest city, Celje, in Lower Styria.  Telemach will offer its full range of services to Elektro Turnšek subscribers, including broadband and pay TV services, video-on-demand and time-shifted TV and multiscreen TV service D3 Go.

Telemach moves forward with Slovenian cable consolidation

United Group-owned Slovenian cable leader Telemach has acquired smaller operator Kabel TV, which operates networks in north-eastern Slovenia and has a market share of about 4.6% in the country. Kabel TV posted revelues of €3.7 million last year, compared with €65.6 million for Telemach. Telemach will make the full range of its services available to […]

DTV CEE13 Video Interview – SBB

Serbian service provider SBB’s Vana Vrazalic talks to DTVE about communicating the benefits of advanced services such as multiscreen and OTT to subscribers.

United Group plans new services across former Yugoslavia

Mid Europa Partners-backed pay TV operators including Serbian cable leader SBB, Telemach Slovenia, Telemach BiH in Bosnia-Herzegovina, satellite operator Total TV and 15 smaller companies will begin operating as United Group from Wednesday May 1. The group, which is majority-owned by Mid Europa Partners and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, plans to develop […]

Telemach joins United Group and first cross-territory services

Mid Europa Partners-backed Slovenian cable operator Telemach has joined United Group, the grouping, majority-owned by Mid Europa Partners and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development that combines 15 telcos and pay TV operators across the former Yugoslavia.  United Group includes Mid Europa Partners-backed companies SBB, Telemach Slovenia and Telemach Bosnia-Herzegovina as well as pay […]