UPC Romania

SPI/FilmBox launches Timeless Drama Channel in Romania

SPI/FilmBox and UPC Romania have signed a channel distribution agreement to launch Turkish drama offering Timeless Drama Channel in Romania. The channel will be available in the basic package for all UPC customers and it will be broadcast with Romanian subtitles. Timeless Drama Channel is SPI/FilmBox’s premium drama channel and it is the first Turkish drama channel that broadcasts globally. The […]

UPC Romania launches Horizon nationwide

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Romania has launched the Horizon advanced TV platform across the country via UPC Mediabox set-tops. The service includes seven-day catch-up TV both to the main TV in the living room and to mobile devices via the Horizon Go app. The latter includes access to 60 channels via Android and iOS […]

UPC Romania launches cloud TV for hospitality market

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Romania has launched a cloud TV service aimed at the hospitality and health markets. UPC is offering a cloud-based internet TV offering aimed at connected screens provided by hotel chains, hospitals and other businesses. The technology platform is being provided by hospitality solutions supplier Nevotek. The system has already been […]

UPC Romania launches Horizon Go

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Romania has launched Horizon Go, the mobile version of Liberty’s advanced TV platform. The Romanian unit’s launch of Horizon Go follows its launch in the Czech Republic last month and makes Romania the sixth UPC territory in which the service is available. In Romania, UPC subscribers will be able to […]

UPC Romania latest to launch Wi-Free service

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Romania has launched a ‘Wi-Free’ service, providing customers with free WiFi access outside their homes. The company said that the service, which works by partitioning the WiFi clouds of individual subscriber homes, will deliver internet access from “hundreds of thousands of hotspots in Romania and millions of other access points […]

UPC Romania clarifies on football offering

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Romania has committed to upgrading only those subscribers who notify it of their desire to pay for it to a new premium football package, Football Extra. The move follows censure by the country’s consumer protection authority, the ANPC, after it received a number of complaints. UPC introduced two new football […]

TV remains at forefront of cable business, say CEE operators

TV remains at the forefront of what cable operators in central and eastern Europe are offering and is even becoming more important within the bundle of products that they offer, but bundling strategies are likely to evolve, according to a panel of cable marketing executives at the Digital TV CEE conference in Budapest yesterday. TV […]

Liberty Global secures Romanian football rights

Liberty Global-owned UPC Romania and satellite TV sister-company Focus Sat have secured rights to show national Liga 1 football matches and matches from secondary club tournament the Cupa Ligii for the next five years. Thanks to an agreement with rights-holder Intel Sky Broadcast, matches from the tournaments will be aired on the Cluj-Napoca-based Transilvania Media […]

UPC Romania extends 200Mbps to five new cities

Cable operator UPC Romania has extended its 200Mbps internet service to five new cities. The move takes the number of cities in which Fiber Power 200Mbps is available to nine. The latest cities in which it launched are Vatra Dornei, Targu Neamt, Targu Frumos, Tandarei and Caracal. Chief marketing officer Robert Redeleanu said UPC Romania […]

Crime & Investigation inspecting Romania launch

Crime & Investigation Network is launching in Romania. The crime channel is operated by A+E and BSkyB joint venture A+E Networks UK, which has cut a carriage deal with UPC Romania. The channel launches in the country today as part of the cable operator’s Maxim HD package. Bogdan Bucurei, product director, UPC Romania said: “We […]