UPC DTH


Slovak Sport.TV2 delivers Premier League to freeSAT homes

Liberty Global’s satellite TV arm UPC DTH has added sports channel Slovak Sport.TV2 to its freeSAT line-up in the Czech Republic, allowing Czech subscribers to freeSAT to watch English Premier League football on the platform.  “We are pleased to further enrich our freeSAT plus package line-up through the addition of Slovak Sport.TV2 in the Czech […]

UPC DTH launches CI+ with Neotion

Liberty Global-owned DTH operator UPC DTH has launched a CI+ offering in partnership with conditional access module supplier Neotion. Neotion will supply CI+ 1.3 CAMs to UPC DTH, which include the ability to set and change personal profiles. The move will enable UPC DTH’s subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, where it operates under […]

Lee takes over from Ternsjö at UPC DTH

Liberty Global has named Michael Lee as the new managing director of satellite TV arm UPC DTH. Lee replaces Magnus Ternsjö, who was appointed as the new CEO of UPC Ireland earlier this month after the previous holder of that post Dana Strong was named as chief operating officer of Liberty’s latest acquisition Virgin Media, […]

UPC DTH’s freeSAT adds two channels

Liberty Global-owned UPC DTH is adding two new channels to its freeSAT offering in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. From June 1, freeSAT’s Medium package will include Markiza TV-owned Slovakian channel Dajto and Prima TV’s Prima Zoom from the Czech Republic. Prima Zoom provides content for a male-skewed audience from 08:00-02:00, featuring documentary and factual […]

UPC DTH teams up with Slovak broadcaster for ice hockey

Liberty Global-owned UPC DTH’s Czech and Slovak unit, freeSAT, has teamed up with Slovakian broadcaster STV to broadcast the Ice Hockey World Championship. freeSAT is broadcasting the championship in HD to equipped subscribers. The event takes place throughout the first part of May in Sweden and Finland.

UPC DTH adds Travel Channel HD to pay TV line-up

Pay TV operator UPC DTH is adding Travel Channel HD to its programming line-up on UPC Direct in Hungary, freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and Focus Sat in Romania. The channel will join UPC DTH’s platforms on May 1. The operator said it was committed to increase the number of HD channels in […]

UPC DTH launches Facebook customer care

Liberty Global-owned satellite pay TV provider UPC DTH has launched a new Facebook e-care application for freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and UPC Direct in Hungary. According to UPC DTH, the application aims to support customers with improved services and e-care through Facebook. Both freeSAT, the operator’s brand in the Czech Republic and […]

UPC DTH adds Sport2 HD

Liberty Global-owned satellite pay TV provider UPC DTH has added sports channel Sport2 HD to its freeSAT programming line-up in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. UPC DTH said the move was in line with its aim of enhancing its position as a leading operator with a wide variety of HD content. “We are pleased that […]

RTL Klub on UPC Direct for Hungary

Liberty Global-owned DTH operator UPC DTH has added RTL Klub HD to its offering for Hungary. The channel is available to UPC Direct subscribers via the Direct HD package. The addition of RTL Klub HD takes the number of HD channels on the platform to 13, including recently added Sport1 HD and Animal Planet HD.

UPC DTH pirates convicted

Investigations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have resulted in convictions for card sharing-based piracy of pay TV operator UPC DTH’s freeSAT offering. Two full investigations were conducted with police authorities and the anti-piracy and forensics unit of conditional access provider Irdeto, supplier to UPC DTH and member of the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance. Following prosecution, […]