UPC Czech Republic

UPC Czech Republic adds Asian channels

Liberty Global-owned UPC Czech Republic has added a string of Asian channels to its line-up, primarily aimed at the country’s Vietnamese and Chinese communities. UPC is adding two Vietnamese, three Chinese and one South Korean channel, along with a new Czech cooking and lifestyle channel called Mňam TV (Yummy TV). The two Vietnamese channels are […]

UPC Czech Republic upgrades

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has upgraded its network in the eastern Bohemian town of Dvůr Králové. The move gives Dvůr Králové residents the opportunity to watch up to 150 digital TV channels and access the internet at speeds of up to 240Mbps. The UPC network reaches 2,444 households in the town, or […]

UPC Czech Republic adds new channels

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is adding a quartet of new channels to its line-up. The cable operator is adding MTV Live HD, Nickelodeon HD, Ocko Express HD and Comedy Central to its channel line-up. Nickelodeon HD is the first HD kids channel on the platform, broadcasting in English and Czech. Czech music […]

UPC Czech Republic launches Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has launched the cloud-based multiscreen version of the Horizon advanced TV service ahead of a launch of the full Horizon service.  The launch of Horizon Go will enable UPC Czech subscribers to view content from up to 63 channels on multiple devices both inside and outside the home. […]

UPC Czech Republic adds Nova Sport

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has added sports channel Nova Sport to its line-up after striking a deal with Central European Media Enterprises (CME) subsidiary CET 21, the channel’s owner. Nova Sport will be available in HD as part of the operator’s sport package. The channel is returning to the platform after an […]

New CEO for UPC Czech Republic

Liberty Global has named Frans-Willem de Kloet as the new CEO of UPC Czech Republic, replacing Vaclav Barton, who is retiring. De Kloet is currently director of business services for Liberty Global Europe, responsible for all business-to-business activities. Prior to joining Liberty Global he held senior positions at Hewlett Packard, KPN and MCI/Verizon. Barton has […]

UPC Czech Republic names sales and marketing chief

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has named Jason King as vice-president of sales and marketing.  King has held a number of senior positions, including commercial director of Vodafone’s Czech subsidiary Oskar Mobil, director of Apple Computer in the Czech Republic, director of marketing for the Balkans at T-Mobile/T-Com and senior strategist at Telenor […]

UPC Czech Republic launches new bundle with 240Mbps internet

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has launched a new bundled combining 240Mbps internet access with over 100 TV channels for CZK859 (€33.40) to those subscribers who sign up for a year. The cable operator has also boosted its HD offering with the addition of Film Europe HD, Deluxe Music HD and Auto Motor […]

UPC Czech Republic adds two music channels

Cable operator UPC Czech Republic has added music channels Óčko Gold and Fajn Rock TV to its line-up. Óčko Gold, which focuses on Czech, Slovak and international hits from the ‘60s to the ‘90s, will be available as part of UPC’s Klasik and Komfort packages. Fajn Rock TV, which will air rock-focused movies, concerts, artist […]

Pay TV operators add TV Fanda to line-up

Cable operator UPC Czech Republic and M77 Group-owned DTH providers CS Link and SkyLink have begun carrying TV Fanda, the entertainment channel recently launched by commercial broadcaster TV Nova. UPC will offer TV Fanda in its Classic and Comfort packages. TV Fanda offers a range of movies, drama series, sports and documentaries. TV Fanda is […]