UPC Austria


T-Mobile and UPC Austria become Magenta Telekom

T-Mobile Austria has merged its operations with cable subsidiary UPC Austria to create an integrated service provider to be known as Magenta Telekom after Deutsche Telekom Group’s flagship product brand. The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary will market its services under the Magenta retail brand, while retaining the T logo as its corporate brand. The company plans […]

T-Mobile Austria adds new eSports channel to offering

T-Mobile Austria is the latest operator to announce that it is to carry new German eSports channel eSports1 on its UPC cable network. The channel will be aired as part of UPC’s TV Top TV package. ESports1 is the first German-language eSports service and carries coverage of  League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter Strike, Overwatch […]

T-Mobile Austria launches UPC TV app on mobile network

T-Mobile Austria has launched the UPC TV app on its mobile network and on the Amazon Fire TV streaming device. The move means that an offering of around 100 TV channels is now available to UPC customers in Austria on the T-Mobile and tele-ring mobile networks, enabling them to view content on the move or […]

T-Mobile Austria names consumer marketing chief

T-Mobile Austria, which purchased cable operator UPC Austria from Liberty Global earlier this year, has named Michael Rochel as head of marketing for residential customers, effective as of December 1. Rochel, who will report residential customers director Jan Willem Stapel, was previously head of marketing and product management in T-Mobile ‘s consumer business unit. T-Mobile […]

Deutsche Telekom TV numbers up as convergence fuels growth

Deutsche Telekom said that converged fixed-network and mobile products continued to fuel its customer growth in the third quarter, with TV numbers up across most markets. Deutsche Telekom boosted its TV base in Germany by 6.5% to reach 3.291 million. Quarterly TV revenues were up 5.7% to €373 million. The company said that converged products […]

T-Mobile Austria completes €1.9bn UPC Austria takeover

T-Mobile Austria has completed its previously-announced €1.9 billion takeover of Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria. Liberty Global confirmed the close of the sale today, stating that its proceeds will be approximately €900 million after accounting for the repayment of debt attributed to UPC Austria. Liberty said it will use this cash to increase its […]

EC approves T-Mobile Austria’s €1.9bn takeover of UPC Austria

The European Commission has green-lit T-Mobile Austria’s €1.9 billion acquisition of UPC Austria after concluding that the deal would not raise competition concerns. The EC gave its unconditional approval to the deal after ruling that the companies’ activities and assets are “largely complementary” and that the merged entity would continue to face “significant competition” from […]

UPC Austria taps Teleste for CATVisor Argus

Cable operator UPC Austria has tapped Teleste to supply its CATVisor Argus network management software (NMS) to monitor more than 3,800 active elements in its network. CATVisor Argus NMS is the fifth generation of Teleste’s CATVisor NMS, which the company describes as a multi-user client–server-based network management system used for monitoring, controlling and configuring network […]

T-Mobile Austria buys UPC Austria for €1.9bn

T-Mobile Austria has agreed to buy Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria for an enterprise value of €1.9 billion, in a deal that will transform it from a mobile to a quad-play provider. The agreement, which was announced before Christmas, will see the Deutsche Telekom-owned mobile operator take on incumbent operator A1 Telekom Austria as […]

Liberty Global ‘looking at possible sale’ of Swiss and Austrian units

Liberty Global is looking at a possible sale of its Swiss and Austrian operations, according to a report in UK newspaper The Telegraph. The move could help pave the way for a £175 billion merger between the cable giant and Vodafone. According to The Telegraph, citing unnamed sources, Liberty is working on a potential disposal […]

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