UPC Slovakia adds Eurosport 2 Bundesliga

Cable operator UPC Slovakia has added Eurosport 2 Bundesliga to its channel line-up, and has dropped Nova Sport. Eurosport 2 Bundesliga is a localised version of Eurosport 2 for markets in which the sports broadcaster holds the rights to German Bundesliga football. UPC has dropped Nova Sport after failing to strike a carriage renewal deal […]

UPC turns up broadband speeds

Cable operator UPC Austria has increaesd the speeds of some of its broadband packages. Customers taking the 2Mbps service will now receive speeds of upto 10Mbps. Those with the 20Mbps package will get speeds of upto 35Mbps. Speeds will be increased by the end of the year in Vienna and by the end of January […]

UPC Poland upgrades VOD platform

UPC Poland has upped the amount of content available on its on-demand platform. The cable operator now has over 3,500 movies and TV series, including 60 movies in HD available. It also now offers over 1,300 titles for free. Content is available from 10 broadcasters, including Canal Plus, TVP, TVN, Discovery, Filmbox, National Geographic, HBO, […]

UPC Austria opens VDSL network

UPC Austria has begun offering high-speed broadband services over a VDSL network. The cable operator is marketing broadband speeds of up to 35Mbps. The high-speed service is available for a monthly fee of €29.90.

UPC Poland offers 3D porn

UPC Poland has begun offering 3D adult video clips via its on-demand portal. The eight 20-minute clips cost PLN15 (€3.30) for a 24-hour viewing period and can be found in the XXX Europe section of the cable operator’s on-demand platform. They are being made available to Xotix and eXtra package subscribers. Xotix offers 25 adult […]

New parliamentary channel on UPC Ireland

UPC Ireland has launched a new digital channel that will cover the country’s Parliament. The Irish pay TV operator has launched parliamentary channel Oireachtas TV dedicated to providing coverage of the Dáil as well as external committee hearings. The move will allow some 328,000 access to the country’s governors and increases UPC Ireland’s public service […]

UPC Poland adds Canal Plus On Demand

Cable operator UPC Poland has added Canal Plus Poland’s on-demand service to its video-on-demand line-up. Canal Plus Na Żadanie is the 10th on-demand channel in UPC’s VOD service. UPC On Demand currently offers a choice of about 450 films including over 60 features and documentaries in HD, as well as almost 1,000 free programmes. UPC […]

UPC Slovakia expands HD line-up

UPC Slovakia has added two new channels to its line-up. A HD version of CME-owned Slovakian-language channel Markíza is now available in the cable operator’s Entry package. It is the eleventh HD channel to launch on UPC’s digital network in Slovakia. Movie channel FilmBox Family has been added to the FilmBox package, alongside the FilmBox, […]

UPC Poland delivers 150Mbps in Lublin

Cable operator UPC Poland has launched high-speed internet services in the city of Lublin, giving subscribers access to 50Mbps and 150Mbps services. The latest EuroDOCSIS 3.0 upgrade means that UPC’s high-speed services are now available to about 1.6 million households in Poland. The operator has already launched high-speed services in Warsaw, Krakow, Katowice, Gdansk, Wroclaw, […]

Focus Sat adds HD and premium movie package

Romanian DTH operator Focus Sat has added three HD channels and a new movie package to its line-up. The UPC-owned company is launching an HD service consisting initially of Discovery HD, ESPN HD and Sundance HD America. It is available at no extra cost to Familia package subscribers until the end of the year. The […]