Vipnet begins migration to new satellite platform

Croatian telecom operator Vipnet is beginning the migration of its satellite TV platform to the new white label platform created by Eutelsat and Vipnet parent Telekom Austria at the 16° East position this week. Vip Sat TV customers will receive new HD receivers by the end of November free of charge. The Vip Sat TV […]

Telekom Austria launches white label DTH platform with Eutelsat

Telekom Austria is to use Eutelsat’s platform at 16° East to launch a white label DTH platform to deliver services to central and eastern Europe. Telekom Austria Group has teamed up with Eutelsat to launch a satellite TV platform The solution involves a new B2B DTH platform, uplinking TV signals via Telekom Austria’s earth station […] adds sports channels

Vipnet-owned Croatian cable unit has added two sports channel to its line-up. The operator will air Fuel TV and Sportskool in place of ESPN Classic and ESPN America. The latter channels are no longer available outside the US and the UK. Portugal-based Fluid Youth Culture-owned Fuel TV focuses on action sports and lifestyle. US-based […]

Vipnet acquires three local fixed-line operators

Telekom Austria’s Croatian subsidiary Vipnet has acquired a further three local fixed network operators. The three operators together add 6,500 new customers to Vipnet’s fixed base. Vipnet has acquired cable operator OKI and has finalised a purchase agreement with Kabelska Televizija Šibenik (KTS) and the residential business of Metronet, with a collective technical reach of […] adds music channel

Croatian cable operator, part of Telekom Austria-owned telecoms operator Vipnet, has added local music service CMC to its programming line-up. CMC will share a frequency with kids channel Mini TV. The music channel will air from 20:00-07:00, with the kids service available during daytime hours.

Telekom Austria’s Vipnet acquires Digi TV Croatia

Telekom Austria Group’s Croatian subsidiary Vipnet has acquired RCS&RDS’s local satellite TV platform Digi TV, allowing it to expand its multi-play offering in the country.  Digi TV Croatian launched in 2006 and turned in revenues of about €2 million in 2012. The move follows Vipnet’s acquisition of Croatian cable operator in 2011. The latest […] adds 11 channels

Croatian cable operator, owned by mobile telco Vipnet, has added 11 new channels, including five exclusive HD services, to its line-up. The operator has added Sport Klub Prime HD, Sport Klub HD, Sport Klub+ HD, Sport Klub Premium HD and Golf Klub HD to its line-up, along with Disney Channel and Disney Junior. […]