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Numericable bounces back in Netflix ISP ranking

Numericable overtook Bouygues Telecom in July to reclaim its position as the fastest internet service provider in France, according to Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index. Having been pushed into second place in June, Numericable bounced back in July averaging speeds of 3.90 Megabits per second (Mbps), compared to 3.86 Mbps by Bouygues Telecom. In Germany, […]

Bouygues top in France in latest Netflix ISP Speed Index

Bouygues Telecom overtook Numericable in June to become the fastest internet service provider in France, according to Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index. Bouygues took the top spot with an average speed of 3.86 Megabits per second (Mbps), leapfrogging Numericable with a speed of 3.84 Mbps, while Orange remained in third place with an average speed […]

Ownit overtakes Com Hem as fastest Swedish ISP, says Netflix

Swedish internet service provider Ownit overtook Com Hem in March to become the country’s fastest ISP for the first time since June 2014, according to Netflix.  The Netflix ISP Speed Index for March found Ownit to have an average speed of 3.95 Mbps, while ComHem dropped down to second place with speeds of  3.93 Mbps. […]

Unitymedia upgrades Borken

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia has upgraded its network in the northern part of Borken in north-western North Rhine-Westphalia. The upgrade means that 200Mbps internet speeds will become available to an additional 26,900 homes in Unitymedia’s footprint. The move takes the number of homes in the Borken district capable of receiving 200Mbps internet to […]

Unitymedia KabelBW adds Maxdome package to TV offering

Liberty Global-owned cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW is adding ProSiebenSat.1-owned on-demand service Maxdome to its TV offering. Maxdome will become an integral part of the new TV and triple-play packages offered by the cable operator, allowing Unitymedia KabelBW customers will be able to subscribe to Maxdome directly as part of their bundle. From March, Unitymedia Kabel […]

TRT Türk back on Unitymedia KabelBW

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW has returned Turkish channel TRT Türk to its programming line-up after an absence when its contract lapsed. The unencrypted channel, which is owned by Turkish public broadcaster Türkiye Radyove Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), will be broadcast in SD.

Unitymedia KabelBW extends Horizon to Baden-Württemberg

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW is to extend the availability of the Horizon advanced TV paltform to Baden-Württemberg from November 3. The operator launched Horizon in North-Rhine Westphalia and Hesse in September, but only the Horizon Go mobile version of the service has been available in Baden-Württemberg. Unitymedia KabelBW CEO Lutz Schüler said […]

ProSiebenSat.1 Group boosted by TV ad gains

ProSiebenSat.1 Group extended its lead over the German TV advertising market in the second quarter, increasing its overall market share to 44.9% according to its latest earnings report.  The German broadcast group said that it upped its share of the country’s TV market from 43.7% last year, claiming that it had also benefitted from the […]

Unitymedia KabelBW launches Horizon on Android

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW has launched an Android app for its Horizon advanced TV platform. The Android launcheds follows the launch of iOS apps for Horizon and makes over 90 TV channels, video-on-demand services and an EPG available to Android phone users. Most content can currently only be viewed within the home […]

Unitymedia KabelBW extends VoD with Prokino

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW has added content from Germany VoD aggregator Prokino to its video-on-demand service, helping lift the number of titles in the operator’s catalogue from 6,000 to 8,000. The deal brings movies including The Butler, Before Midnight and Biutiful to Unitymedia KabelBW subscribers. The cable operator said that the number […]