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Vodafone loses more TV customers in Germany and Spain

Vodafone lost significant numbers of TV customers in Germany and Spain in its fiscal first half to the end of September, with 101,000 TV customers lost in Germany and 38,000 lost in Spain. The operator blamed fewer gross customer additions due to COVID in Germany, but pointed to accelerated convergence penetration, with its German converged […]

Vodafone Deutschland replaces Horizon boxes, moves international packages to IP

Vodafone Deutschland has made its GigaTV Cable Box 2 the standard box across its entire German footprint, replacing the Horizon set-top used across the Unitymedia and Kabel Baden-Württemburg networks it acquired from Liberty Global. Vodafone is rolling out a new standardised set of international channel packages that are distributed over IP rather than via DVB-C […]

Vodafone Deutschland adds Bild to TV offering

Vodafone Deutschland is to add Bild TV, the TV channel based on the popular news magazine of the same name, to its offering. Bild TV will launch on Vodafone’s TV service next Sunday, bringing its blend of talk shows, news, reports and documentaries to Vodafone subscribers. Vodafone’s 13 million or so customers will be able […]

Vodafone adds TV Now Premium, promises targeted ads in expanded RTL deal

Vodafone Deutschland has agreed with broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland to expand the pair’s long-term partnership, including a big expansion in the availability of RTL’s content on the Vodafone TV platform and collaboration in advanced advertising.  Vodafone said it would make the content of RTL available in streaming and linear TV to its more than 13 […]

Vodafone Deutschland set to lose subs as end of mandatory housing contracts looms

Vodafone Deutschland is likely to lose about two million basic cable subscribers and around €400 million in revenue if planned legislative changes affecting the supply of services to housing associations are implemented, according to an analysis by Jefferies. According to the analysts, the changes, which would end the current practice whereby housing associations bundle the […]

Vodafone Deutschland offering GigaTV on Apple TV

Vodafone Deutschland has begun providing its TV service, GigaTV, along with Apple’s premium entertainment device, the Apple TV 4K.  New and existing customers will receive Apple TV 4K on loan during their contract period directly from Vodafone. Vodafone customers will also be able to use Apple’s single sign-on process on the iPhone, iPad or Apple […]

North-Rhine Westphalia takes Gigabit pole position in Germany

Over half of homes in North-Rhine Westphalia now have access to Gigabit broadband, according to data compiled by the government of Germany’s most populous state. The NRW state ministry of economics, innovation, digitisation and energy said that 52% of the 8.5 million homes in the state were covered as of June 30, up from 9% […]

Vodafone Deutschland on track to make Germany ‘Europe’s Gigabit leader’

Vodafone Deutschland has said it is ahead of track to meet its objective of delivering Gigabit internet to 25 million homes by next year after passing the 21 million threshold. The operator has also said it plans to begin field tests of the upcoming DOCSIS 4.0 standard within the next two years when the first […]

Vodafone Deutschland teams up with Discovery for UHD TV

Vodafone Deutschland has expanded its partnership with Discovery to include UHD on-demand content ahead of the latter’s planned launch of a European UHD TV channel. The service provider’s customers will be able to access UHD content as part of the video-on-demand offering of Discovery Channel such as Beckenbauer – Pools der Superlative and Great White […]

Vodafone Deutschland and Arte bury hatchet and strike long-term deal

Vodafone Deutschland and cultural channel Arte have formally ended their long-running dispute over carriage terms by striking a long-term distribution agreement that will also see Arte content made available on-demand via cable. The agreement between the pair will see advanced TV features such as instant restart of programmes made available to Vodafone subscribers. The Arte […]

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