Telekom Austria sees TV growth

Telekom Austria saw its domestic TV base rise to 269,400 at the end of 2015, up from 263,000 at the end of the third quarter and 251,800 a year earlier. TV subscribers at the operator’s Croatian subsidiary, Vipnet was more or less flat quarter-on-quarter at 188,700, up from 167,700 a year earlier. Bulgarian unit Mobiltel’s […]

TVbeat launches Croatian dataset

TV analytics provider TVbeat has launched a Croatian dataset for broadcasters and advertising agencies in that country.  The launch means that local and international broadcasters will be able to track audience flows on their channels. The complementary analytics service captures census data from TVbeat’s clients, the three largest pay TV operators in the country – […]

Telekom Austria sees TV growth

Telekom Austria saw 6.6% year-on-year growth in its domestic IPTV base for the quarter, which it said helped arrest its decline in fixed line revenues. Overall fixed line revenues fell by 3.6% as TV revenues were offset by lower voice revenues. The operator had 255,700 TV customers at the end of the quarter in Austria.  […]

Telekom Austria subsidiaries choose TVbeat

Video analytics and audience measurement specialist TVbeat has been chosen by Telekom Austria subsidiaries VIPnet in Croatia and Mobiltel in Bulgaria to measure their content performance and understand trends on viewing behaviour for live and on-demand content.  Magdalena Malinova, TVbeat’s VP of Business Development, said: “We’re delighted to begin working with Vipnet and Mobiltel, both […]

TV boost for struggling Telekom Austria

Upselling to TV services provided a boost for Telekom Austria in its domestic market, where the operator’s first half performance was hit by an exceptional item related to the introduction of a new fixed line billing interface. Telekom Austria had 241,600 TV subscribers in the Austrian market, up 6% year-on –year, out of 1.39 million […]

Telekom Austria taps Vipnet for new technology chief

Telekom Austria has named Mladen Pejkovic as chief technology development officer. Pejkovic is currently CEO and chief technology officer at Vipnet, Telekom Austria’s Croatian subsidiary, which operates mobile, fixed telecom and broadband, cable and DTH TV networks. He has also served as chairman of Mobilkom Austria Group’s technology board and as CEO of Telekom Austria’s […]

Scripps’ Fine Living launches on Vipnet

Scripps Networks International’s Fine Living Channel has secured carriage with Telekom Austria-owned Croatian pay TV provider Vipnet. The channel, which features lifestyle gurus, innovative designers, fashion experts and chefs from around the world, will be available via the Vip TV platform and the cable platform. “As Scripps Networks International builds its distribution, we are […]

TV growth fails to arrest Telekom Austria revenue decline

A relatively strong showing in TV and fixed broadband across its international markets failed to prevent declines in both top line and EBITDA numbers for Telekom Austria last year. Telekom Austria had 235,700 domestic TV subscribers at the end of 2013, up 7.7% year-on-year. In Bulgaria it had 77,800 TV customers, up 22.9% year-on-year. In […] adds new features

Telekom Austria-owned Croatian cable operator has added a raft of new interactive TV services to its offering. The operator has added RTL Now, the broadcaster’s on-demand offering to its video store. has also added the ability to create lists of favourite programmes on a single device or to share between multiple devices. Other […]

Scripps launches Food Network in Croatia

Scripps Networks International has launched Food Network in Croatia and widened Travel Channel’s distribution in the country, after signing a deal with Vipnet.  Both networks will be carried by Vipnet – which runs two TV platform brands in Croatia, VipTV and, and delivers content over cable, satellite, IPTV and OTT. Scripps said that Food […]