Portugal’s Nos confirms TV turnaround, adds to Iris base

Portuguese pay TV operator Nos’ advanced TV service Iris added 41,000 in the third quarter. Overall, Nos reported 19,500 net pay TV additions in the quarter to September. The company had a total pay TV base of 1.522 million at the end of the quarter, up 3.6% year-on-year after four solid quarters of growth. Additions […]

Portugal’s Nos adds YouTube to Iris offering

Portuguese pay TV operator Nos, formerly known as Zon Multimédia, has launched a YouTube app for its advanced TV service. Nos subscribers with the Iris advanced TV interface will now be able to view YouTube videos on their TV in full-screen mode thorugh Iris.

Zon successor Nos sees converged offerings success

Portuguese operator Nos – the combined brand for Zon Multimédia and Optimus that was launched in May – saw its ‘convergent RGU’ fixed-line base almost double quarter-on-quarter to just over one million, up from 556,000 in March and 34,300 in December. Subscribers with Nos’s Iris advanced TV service grew by 62,700 in the last quarter […]

Arris partners with Zon and Stofa

Video and broadband technology company Arris has partnered with Portuguese internet and TV service provider Zon and Danish pay TV operator Stofa, which have both opted to use its APEX3000 High Density Universal Edge QAM. Zon has selected the APEX3000 to address growing demand for new services like video on demand (VOD) and nDVR. Zon […]

Zon launching quad-play offering

Portuguese pay TV operator Zon Multimédia is launching an integrated quad-play offering, adding mobile voice to its Iris offering for the first time. The new offering, 4P Iris, will offer bundles from €69.99, comprising 149 TV channels including 23 HD services, up to 100Mbps broadband, free fixed calls to Portugal and 50 international destinations and […]

Zon sees record take-up of Iris TV service

Portuguese pay TV and cable service provider Zon Multimédia saw record take-up of its Iris advanced cable TV service in the first quarter, with 50 additions taking the base for the service to 285,000 subscribers. Iris now accounts for 23.5% of Zon’s cable base. Overall, cable customers remained stable at 1.209 million, despite the tough […]

Zon sees strong take-up for Iris and Timewarp

Over 30% of Portuguese pay TV operator Zon Multimedia’s triple-play customers now take its Iris advanced TV product, according to chief operating officer Luis Lopes. Zon recently launched Timewarp, a personal cloud recording system that records all programmes that viewers want to see for seven days. About 95% of customers use it, with 70% using […]

Zon adds Woohoo to line-up

Portuguese pay TV operator Zon Multimédia has added Brazilian extreme sports and youth culture channel Woohoo to its programming line-up. The channel will be available to Zon’s cable and satellite customers and will also be made available via PCs, iPads and iPhones. Anchor programmes include personality-focused Na Cola, interview show Papo Reto, biking show Poeira […]

Disney to debut SVOD service with Zon

Disney is launching its first SVOD movie service in Europe with Portuguese cable operator Zon Multimedia. Zon said it will add the Disney Movies on Demand service to its platform from November. The service will offer a catalogue of movies from Disney and Pixar, with launch titles to include Ratatouille, Pirates of the Caribbean and […]

Zon Multimédia loses DTH subs but triple-play increases

A declining DTH base offset growth in Zon Multimédia’s triple-play subscriber base during the second quarter.   The Portuguese pay TV operator saw the number of triple-play subscribers increase by 7.7% year-on-year to 730,9000. The number of basic subscribers was up 2.2% to 1.6 million, of which 1.2 million took cable services, an increase of […]

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