UPC DTH adds Sport1 HD to Hungarian offering

Liberty Global-owned pay TV operator UPC DTH has added Sport1 HD to its offering for Hungary. From tomorrow, Hungarian UPC DTH customers will be able to view the channel as part of the HD package. The move will take the number of HD channels offered on the Hungarian service to 12. UPC DTH has plans […]

UPC DTH attracts 700,000 subs

Liberty Global’s satellite TV platform UPC DTH has reached the milestone of 700,000 customers. The platform is available under different brand names in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia and has attracted 200,000 new customers in the last two years. “It is a pleasure to see our efforts paying off by passing this milestone […]

UPC DTH adds Animal Planet HD

Liberty Global’s satellite TV platform UPC DTH is adding Discovery Network’s Animal Planet HD on UPC Direct in Hungary, freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and Focus Sat in Romania. From December 17, UPC DTH HD customers will be able to watch Animal Planet channel as part of the HD packages. “Besides being the […]

UPC DTH adds Skype service

Liberty Global’s satellite platform UPC DTH has launched a new customer care contact feature that lets customers use Skype and Facebook to reach customer care representatives. UPC Direct and FreeSAT customers in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia can call the operator for free using Skype. Tunde Hubina, UPC DTH director of customer care said, […]

UPC DTH adds Da Vinci

Satellite pay TV service UPC DTH has added educational channel Da Vinci to its channel line-up in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania. Magnus Ternsjo, managing director of UPC DTH, said: “We are pleased that we can provide Da Vinci as an added value to customers. Also, we understand this relationship in recognition of […]

UPC Direct becomes freeSAT in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Liberty Global’s European satellite TV arm, UPC DTH, has rebranded the former UPC Direct service as freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. As part of the rebranding, certain packages will be available for the cost of an activation fee and an annual administration fee, without an additional monthly subscription charge. Customers have the option […]