UPC Austria

UPC Austria targets businesses with triple-play

Cable operator UPC Austria has made a series of triple-play packages available to small businesses. The FIT packages include TV, telephony and internet at up to 120Mbps instead of the normal 100Mbps. The business FIT packages include 120Mbps internet, with 12Mbps upstream, up to 138 TV channels including 28 HD services, a static IP address […]

UPC Austria launches combined HD package

Cable operator UPC Austria has launched a new HD package combining its existing HD Extra and HD Extra Plus offerings to create a service with 22 HD channels.  UPC is offering the package for €4.99 instead of the normal €9.98 for the first six months. UPC’s HD programming includes coverage of the UEFA Champions League […]

UPC Austria expands HD service

Cable operator UPC Austria is adding five new HD channels to its offering, taking the total number of HD services on the platform to over 40. The new HD services are lifestyle channel RTL Living HD, telenovela channel Passion HD, factual channel Planet HD, movie channel Kinowelt HD and Turner-owned kids service Cartoon Network HD. […]

UPC Austria to stop encrypting basic channels

UPC Austria is to stop encrypting some 47 digital channels at the end of this month, enabling existing analogue customers to receive digital services without the need for a set-top box. The channels, which include public broadcaster ORF’s services, will be available via any TV with a DVB-C receiver, enabling existing digital subscribers to view […]

UPC Austria to offer public channels unencrypted

Cable operator UPC Austria will begin carrying Austrian public channels ORF and ORF 2 in digital in HD without encryption from the end of January, joining the other 47 channels broadcast in digital unencrypted by UPC. The move enables UPC Austria subscribers to receive the channels via a DVB-C-capable TV set without the need for […]

UPC Austria to offer 35 HD channels

UPC Austria is adding six new HD channels to its line-up. The cable operator will begin offering HD versions of local channels 3sat, Kika, zdf_neo and BR to all HD customers tomorrow. Thematic channels Romance TV and RTL Crime will also be added to the HD Extra package, taking the total number of HD channels […]

UPC Austria extends ORF Sport Plus reach

UPC Austria is making the ORF Sport Plus channel available to all customers. The public broadcaster’s sports channel launched last year and has been available to UPC Austria’s digital cable customers. From June 28, the channel will be available to a further 200,000 analogue customers, taking its reach to 510,000 households.

UPC Austria tops 1Gbps broadband speed

UPC Austria has become the latest cable operator to trial broadband speeds in excess of 1Gbps. In a field trail, the company achieved a maximum broadband speed of 1.3Gbps. It follows Finish operator DNA’s 1.58Gbps trial last month, which it claimed to be a world record. In July, UK cable operator Virgin Media successfully delivered […]

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