UPC Switzerland


UPC Switzerland launches in Lausanne

Residents of Lausanne in Switzerland can now access all of the services of Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC through their local fibre network. The launch extends the reach of UPC Switzerland’s services to a further 90,000 homes. UPC said that the launch highlighted the importance that French-speaking part of Switzerland pays in its activities. It […]

Swisscom vows to fight on as watchdog rejects move against Liberty Global

Swisscom has vowed to continue to battle for the right to air Swiss ice-hockey, one the country’s favourite sports, after the country’s competition watchdog rejected its bid to implement ‘precautionary measures’ against Liberty Global, which holds exclusive rights to league games. Swisscom and its content sister unit Cinetrade/Teleclub appealed to the regulator after Liberty Global’s […]

UPC Switzerland unveils MySports offering

Liberty Global-owned UPC Switzerland’s new MySports service is now open for customer orders ahead of its launch on September 8. Customers of UPC and 15 other distribution partners can now order the premium version of the service, MySports Pro, which will be available for CHF25 (€23) a month via cable. The basic version of the […]

Motorvision TV expands presence in Switzerland and Austria

Motorsports channel Motorvision TV has struck a deal with Liberty Global’s UPC Austria and UPC Switzerland, giving access to the channel to cable subscribers in the two countries. The channel’s latest carriage deal follows its move from exclusive to non-exclusive carriage with Sky Deutschland earlier this year. That change freed the service up to strike […]

Liberty Global goes into red, strong progress for advanced TV

Liberty Global fell into the red in the third quarter thanks to trading losses on derivatives. The company recorded a loss of US$249.5 million (€224.8 million), driven by its US$436 million losses on derivatives, compared with a profit of US$133.3 million for the same period last year. The international cable group nevertheless posted solid revenue […]

UPC in Switzerland launches eSports portal

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Switzerland is jumping on the e-sports bandwagon by launching its own dedicated eSports.ch portal. Citing the statistic that over 750,000 Swiss viewers tune into live streams on leading e-sports service Twitch each month, UPC said it had taken a decision to invest in its own service. The Liberty Global unit […]

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