UPC Czech Republic

UPC Czech Republic upgrades Karlovy Vary

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has upgraded its network in the city of Karlovy Vary. The moves means that from this month, the operator will make its advanced digital TV service Horizon and broadband internet with speeds of up to 300Mbps available to 3,600 additional homes in the spa town. UPC Czech Republic […]

UPC Czech Republic upgrades more homes

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is upgrading its network in the towns of Nachod, Chrudim, Mohelnici, Sternberk and Lipnik in the north-eastern part of the country, making its high-speed internet and digital TV services available to a further 15,000 homes from early next month. The upgrade will bring high-speed internet services with download […]

UPC Czech Republic adds new entertainment channel

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is adding new general entertainment channel Prima Max HD to its service. The channel, which will launch on Friday, will by Prima Group’s fifth channel and will include a significant proportion of international movies such as The Wolf of Wall Street in its schedule. Prima CEO Marek Singer […]

UPC Czech Republic names acquisitions chief

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has named Branko Gugleta as director of development and acquisitions. Gugleta will be responsible for expanding the coverage of UPC’s network and the potential acquisition of new companies, reporting directly to CEO Frans-Willem de Kloet. He was previously marketing director at virtual mobile operator Tesco Mobile, responsible for […]

Liberty Global operators add HD services to Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria has expended the number of channels available for out-of-home viewing, including the launch of a number of HD services. UPC is now offering 81 channels for out-of-home access to customers with a UPC Mobile subscription, including 21 HD services. Customers with the advanced Horizon Go mobile TV service, available […]

Scripps Networks expands Czech HD offering

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched the Czech-language version of Food Network in HD on UPC Czech Republic, as part of its pan-regional deal with Liberty Global. Food, entertainment and lifestyle channel, Food Network HD, will be available from today as part of the digital basic package of Liberty-owned pay TV operator UPC Czech […]

UPC launches free WiFi in Czech Republic

UPC in the Czech Republic is rolling out its ‘Wi-Free’ service, giving 440,000 UPC customers in the country free access to a shared WiFi network. The initiative launches in the Czech republic today and will rollout through to mid-August. The Wi-Free service lets users connect mobile devices to WiFi networks in approximately 220,000 households with […]

UPC Czech passes Horizon milestone

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has passed the milestone of signing up 100,000 subscribers to its Horizon advanced TV service, which launched two months ago.  UPC Czech Republic marketing director Jan Kohout said the company had set a target of 150,000  customers after three months, which it is on course to meet. He […]

UPC Czech Republic adds Barrandov Plus to line-up

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is to add film channel Barrandov Plus in both HD and SD to its programming line-up on June 1.  The HD service will be available to Horizon customers, while the SD version of Barrandov Plus will be available to all subscribers including those with older set-top boxes.  

UPC Czech Republic launches Horizon

Liberty Global-owned UPC Czech Republic has launched UPC’s full Horizon interactive TV service to customers in the country.  The new Horizon offering includes a new MediaBox HD DVR, which delivers television, internet and telephony services from one device. Viewers will be able to watch TV while recording up to three programmes and also access TV […]