Advanced Television


yallo expands Gbit speed Internet throughout Switzerland

Four months after the launch of yallo TV, yallo is expanding its position as a full-service provider in Switzerland. Christoph Richartz, Chief YOL Officer at Sunrise UPC, commented: “Thanks to the hybrid fibre network from Sunrise UPC, we can now reach more than twice as many households with gigabit-speed Internet. This will complete our portfolio […]

January 24, 2022

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

Juniper Networks selected by UPC Poland

Juniper Networks, a specialist in secure, AI-driven networks, has been selected by UPC Poland, Liberty Global’s largest revenue-generating operation in Central and Eastern Europe, to provide a 400G-ready network to power UPC Poland’s international core infrastructure. UPC Poland’s network provides broadband internet, digital television, mobile and digital telephony (VoIP) services to millions of consumers and a […]

October 25, 2021

NHL returning to primetime across Europe

As part of the National Hockey League’s continued commitment to fans abroad, the NHL and its international broadcast partners will increase the number of live game broadcasts in primetime in Europe during the 2021-22 season. The new NHL Saturday and NHL Sunday (formerly NHL European Game of the Week) weekly broadcast windows will deliver 36 […]

October 8, 2021

Liberty Global sells UPC Poland to iliad

Liberty Global has reached a definitive agreement to sell 100 per cent of its operations in Poland to iliad’s Polish mobile subsidiary Play. At June 30th 2021, Liberty Global’s networks in Poland passed 3.7 million homes and served 1.5 million customers who subscribed to 1.3 million broadband, 1.4 million video, and over 600,000 telephony services. […]

September 22, 2021

Poland: SPI International’s Dizi on UPC

SPI International’s Dizi will is now available to UPC subscribers in the Max Premium, Max and Select packages. “Joining the UPC offer is a very big step forward for us in building the distribution of the Dizi channel in Poland. We want this channel to be included in basic TV packages, because its programme offer […]

September 2, 2021

Poland: NENT signs Viaplay distribution with UPC

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Polish cable TV operator UPC have signed a multi-year distribution deal to bring NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service to UPC’s customers. Viaplay will launch in Poland on August 3rd with a unique combination of Viaplay Originals, international films and series, kids content and premium live sports such as Bundesliga […]

July 28, 2021

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

Consult Red appoints Donachie as CCO

The technical professional services specialist, Consult Red, has recruited Steve Donachie as it embarks on a new chapter of growth as an employee-owned company. Consult Red works with the world’s leading media operators, including Liberty Global (Virgin, UPC), Comcast (Sky) and AT&T (Directv), and in the last 12 months, it has grown its team in […]

June 4, 2021

Switzerland: Amazon Prime Video app on UPC TV

The Amazon Prime Video app is now available in the app store of UPC TV. Existing Amazon Prime Video customers in Switzerland will incur no additional costs, they can just sign-in through the app or use their existing credentials to start watching content on their UPC TV. For new customers, the first seven days are […]

April 29, 2021