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Sunrise UPC expands 4K gaming via 5G

Sunrise UPC, the Swiss telcom, has launched its cloud gaming service with 4K resolution via 5G, for iOS (iPhone, iPads) and MacOS devices (MacBooks, iMacs, etc.). Over 100 games are now available via 5G or Wi-Fi on almost all mobile devices and – also new – directly on all Samsung smart TV models. Two new […]

December 6, 2021

Germany: SPORT1 lands MLB rights

SPORT1 has acquired the rights to Major League Baseball (MLB) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the next five seasons – from 2022 up to and including 2026 – with exclusive rights for linear broadcasting on pay-TV and free-TV in Germany. On pay-TV on SPORT1+ and on the multisports streaming platform SPORT1 Extra, which was […]

November 11, 2021

ProSiebenSat.1 raises FY outlook again

ProSiebenSat.1 Media continued its revenue and earnings growth in the third quarter of 2021. The Group generated a considerable revenue increase of 15 per cent to €1.05 billion (previous year: €921 million), with the advertising business in particular growing strongly and improving even better than expected after the effects of the pandemic. In the Entertainment […]

November 4, 2021

Sunrise UPC continues “market momentum”

Liberty Global’s Sunrise UPC continues to grow and increase customer numbers with a Q3 net increase of 43,200 mobile postpaid customers and 6,900 broadband and enhanced TV subscriptions. The Swiss cable operator saw net growth of 73,000 broadband, TV and mobile RGUs overall. Q3 revenue hit CHF 762.5 million (€722.4m), in line with the previous […]

November 4, 2021

ADB’s Thunder AX selected by Swisscom

Swisscom, the telecommunications provider in Switzerland, has chosen ADB’s Thunder AX for the new Centro Business 3.0 broadband platform, dedicated to the B2B market. Thunder AX working in Swisscom’s XGS-PON network provides premium broadband services to small and medium-sized businesses. Thunder AX is equipped with the Qualcomm® Networking Pro 800 platform. Working in the XGS-PON […]

October 28, 2021 selects Agama

Agama Technologies, the specialist in video service quality and customer experience, has extended its Agama video analytics and monitoring solution with additional coverage in the head-end and to all types of OTT devices. This Agama solution now provides full transparency of the video distribution networks through the subscribers’ homes. Telco is Switzerland’s leading provider […]

September 15, 2021

ProSiebenSat.1 Group raises FY outlook

ProSiebenSat.1 Group recorded a strong recovery in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the pandemic impacted previous-year quarter. Following this substantial and profitable growth, the Group also again increases its outlook for financial year 2021. On the basis of preliminary and unaudited figures, Group revenues rose by 47 per cent to around €1,045 million […]

July 20, 2021

NBA expands broadcast deal with DAZN

The NBA has announced a multiyear broadcast partnership expansion with DAZN, the OTT sports subscription service. The deal will provide basketball fans in Austria, Germany and Switzerland with even more access to NBA games and content; The expanded partnership now features NBA TV, the league’s 24-hour-a-day channel featuring live and archive NBA games every week, […]

July 20, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Swisscom blue TV on Apple TV

Swisscom blue TV is now available on Apple TV in time for the start of the new Swiss football season, and also giving access to over 250 channels with games from the Super League, Challenge League, Champions League, Europa League and many other top international leagues. “However you watch TV, get ready for Switzerland’s most […]

July 19, 2021

Switzerland: StarzPlay on UPC

UPC is the first telco provider in Switzerland to integrate the StarzPlay streaming service. StarzPlay, the international streaming service from the  premium network Starz, offers a wide range of Starz Original series along with high-profile acquired TV series and feature films that are available exclusively on StarzPlay. The streaming service is available on the new […]

June 30, 2020