Telekom Austria extends rollout of A1 brand into Croatia

Telekom Austria Group’s (TAG) Croatian subsidiary Vipnet is now known as A1 Croatia. The move, which came into effect on October 1, is part of a rebranding exercise that it taking place across international TAG divisions. On September 20, TAG announced its intention “to gradually extend the A1 brand to its entire operating business when […]

Croatia’s Vipnet taps Mediapro for six-channel sports bouquet

Telekom Austria-owned Croatian multi-play service provider Vipnet has tapped Spanish broadcaster and production outfit Mediapro’s recently acquired Slovenian production subsidiary VPK Pro to develop and operate five new sports channels for its pay TV service. VPK Pro has developed a bouquet of five channels for Vipnet under the PlanetSport brand. The Slovenian company is providing […]

Eurochannel launches in Croatia on Vip TV

European movie channel Eurochannel has launched in Croatia on Telekom Austria-owned pay TV service Vip TV, part of Vipnet. Eurochannel is available in the operator’s basic package. All Eurochannel programs are presented with Croatian subtitles. Eurochannel is offering Vip TV subscribers a selection of 75 premium European movies and TV series to kick off the […]

Telekom Austria to rebrand all its operations under A1 marque

Telekom Austria is to use its domestic market A1 brand across all its operations in a phased operation that will ultimately see its over 24 million customers consume services via a single brand. The operator said that the rebranding decision was based on “extensive analysis of the market environment and the branding landscape” that identified […]

Telekom Austria sees TV boost

Telekom Austria saw its overall revenue-generating unit numbers boosted by TV during the second quarter, with some TV outperforming broadband in some markets and underperforming it in others. Telekom Austria had 290,100 pay TV customers in Austria at the end of June, up 5.1% year-on-year. Broadband customers dipped slightly by 0.1% to 1.467 million. Overall […]

AMC extends reach in Croatia

AMC Networks International – Central & Northern Europe has extended the reach of AMC in Croatia by striking a distribution deal with Telekom Austria-owned Vipnet. From today, Vipnet will add the channel to its basic package. This new launch, part of AMC’s continued expansion in the Adriatic region, follows last year’s agreements with United Group […]

Telekom Austria acquires Croatian network

Telekom Austria Group has struck a deal to acquire a controlling stake in Croatian fixed-line operator Metronet. The telco is acquiring the stake through its existing local operator Vipnet from a range of Croatian corporations, financial institutions and individuals, including Quaestus Private Equity Fund. Metronet primarily serves the business segment with data, voice, managed IT […]

TV helps Telekom Austria offset falling voice revenue

Broadband and TV growth in Austria – and in Croatia– helped Telekom Austria partly compensate declining voice revenues in its home market in the third quarter.  Telekom Austria had 278,700 TV customers in Austria, up from 263,000 at the same point last year, out of a total broadband revenue-generating base of 1.473 million. In Croatia, […]

AMC agrees Croatia, Bulgaria deals with Telekom Austria

AMC is extending its reach in Croatia and Bulgaria thanks to a deal between AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – Central Europe and Telekom Austria Group. The AMC channel launches today via Telekom Austria-owned Croatian operator, VIPnet. In Bulgaria distribution will be extended to mobile operator Mobitel and cable operator Blizoo – both of which are […]

Telekom Austria sees strong TV growth

Telekom Austria achieved strong TV subscriber growth in the year to March, with growth across its domestic and central and eastern European operations.  Telekom Austria saw its domestic TV base rise by 7% to 273,600 year-on-year in the first quarter. In Bulgaria, the acquisition of cable operator Blizoo resulted in a rise in its TV […]

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