Vectra adds raft of HD channels

Polish cable operator Vectra is adding a range of HD channels to its TV offering to boost its Steel, Silver, Gold and Platinum packages. Vectra is adding  Fokus TV HD, Wellbeing Network, History, Universal Channel HD, Universal Channel, Disney Channel HD, Adventure HD, Planete+ HD, Kuchnia+ HD and Domo+ HD to its HD line-up, while […]

A+E Networks expands History’s Polish reach

A+E Networks has widened the Polish reach of its factual entertainment channel History, with the rollout today on cable platform Vectra. History will be available on Vectra’s Gold, Platinum and Super HD packages, making it accessible to some 500,000 additional homes in Poland. “Our goal is to deliver great TV content for our customers and […]

Vectra changes channel line-up

Polish cable operator Vectra is adding two new digital channels to its programming line-up, and dropping two existing services. The operator is making Germany-based Mainstream Networks-owned tele-movie channel Romance TV available to its Silver, Gold, Platinum and Super HD subscribers, while Platinum and Super HD package customers will be able to view new music channel […]

Fox Play VoD service launches in Poland

Fox International Channels (FIC) has launched a new on-demand service, Fox Play, for pay TV subscribers in Poland.  Polish operator Vectra will be the first to offer the service to its subscribers, allowing them to watch full series and shows from the Fox and Fox Comedy channels. Viewers able to access the service via the […]

Kick Media launches Dusk! on Vectra

Bulgaria-based distributor Kick Media has launched Dutch adult service Dusk! on Polish cable operator Vectra’s pay TV service. Dusk! is targeted at a female audience, with content made for and chosen by women, according to Kick Media. The service can be seen in 14 countries and currently reaches 40 million homes.

Vectra bundles PlayStation’s PS Plus with internet

Polish cable operator Vectra has struck a deal with Sony Computer Entertainment Poland to bundle its PlayStation Plus services with its own internet subscription packages. PlayStation users will be able to gain access PS Plus on the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita consoles via Vectra. The offering, which Vectra chief marketing officer Rafał Kandziora said […]

Vectra abandons Netia shares bid

Polish cable operator Vectra has abandoned its attempt to secure a one third stake in alternative telco Netia. Vectra launched a tender for a 33% stake in Netia for about PLN609 million (€146 million) at the beginning of July and subsequently upped its offer from PLN5.31 a share to PLN5.41 a share and extended the […]

Vectra ups offer for Netia shares

Polish cable operator Vectra has upped the price of its tender offer for shares in alternative telecom operator Netia, from PLN5.31 (€1.28) to PLN5.41 per share. The price is valid until July 29 inclusive. The new price represents a premium of over 30% to the average price of Netia stock for the six months preceding […]

Poland’s Vectra moves in on Netia

Gdynia-based Polish cable operator Vectra has submitted a bid to acquire a one third stake in Netia, the country’s leading alternative telco for about PLN609 million (€146 million).  Vectra has placed a public tender to acquire 33% of Netia’s shares, traded on the Warsaw stock exchange for PLN5.31 per share. The tender offer is scheduled […]

UPC Poland adds film channel to line-up

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has added movie service Stopklatka TV to its line-up of channels.  The channel, which will air international and Polish contemporary and classic movies including The Illusionist, Pulp Fiction, Goodbye Lenin, Ashes and Diamonds and Paris, Je t’aime, will be available to UPC Poland customers with Start, Start HD, Select […]