Digital TV News: FASTWEB

Swisscom adds 183,000 TV customers in 2012
Feb 7, 2013 – Swisscom has released its results report for 2012. The number of Swisscom TV connections increased year-on-year by 183,000 to 791,000 (+63,000 in the fourth quarter). Fastweb's bundled TV and broadband offering in partnership with Sky Italia has attracted 151,000 customers to date.
News categories: Swisscom, IPTV, Results, Subscribers, Switzerland

Worldwide IPTV Market to Reach US$78.9 Billion in Service Revenues by 2015
Feb 8, 2011 – Global Industry Analysts (GIA) has announced the release of a report on IPTV. The Global iPTV market is projected to amass a worldwide subscriber base of 343.2 million by the year 2015.
News categories: Global Industry Analysts, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Middleware, Set Top Box, Subscribers

FTTH growth accelerates in Europe
Feb 24, 2010 – In 2009, growth in terms of subscribers and Homes/Buildings passed has accelerated in Europe. In EU36 (including Russia), there were nearly 3.5 million FTTH/B subscribers and more than 25 million Homes/Buildings Passed.
News categories: IDATE, FTTH Council, Broadband, Denmark, Digital TV, Europe, Fibre, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, IPTV, Italy, Lithuania, Market Research, Middle-East, Netherlands, Norway, OTT, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Subscribers, Sweden

Swisscom TV adds 44k subscribers in 4Q09
Feb 18, 2010 – Swisscom (Swiss: SCMN) has released its Annual Report for 2009. The number of Swisscom TV customers almost doubled in the space of a year to end 2009 at 230,000.
News categories: Swisscom, Fastweb, IPTV, Italy, Results, Set Top Box, Subscribers, Switzerland

Open IPTV Forum moves one step ahead and proves interoperability
Nov 23, 2009 – The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) has announced that its first Interoperability Event was successful. The event took place from Nov 16th - 20th in the premises of the event host, Fraunhofer FOKUS in Berlin, Germany.
News categories: Open IPTV Forum, Content Distribution, IPTV, Middleware, Set Top Box

Motorola to Enhance On Demand Portfolio with BitBand Acquisition
Nov 16, 2009 – Motorola (NYSE: MOT) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BitBand. The acquisition is expected to close in Q4 2009. BitBand will be integrated into Motorola's Home & Networks Mobility business.
News categories: Motorola, BitBand, Content Distribution, IPTV, MandA

Swisscom - Stable core business with strong increase in customers
Mar 4, 2009 – Swisscom (Swiss: SCMN) closed the 2008 financial year with net revenue up 10.0% to CHF 12,198 million and operating income (EBITDA) up 6.4% to CHF 4,789 million. By the end of 2008 Bluewin TV had doubled its customer base year-on-year to 118,000.
News categories: Swisscom, IPTV, Italy, Results, Subscribers, Switzerland

FASTWEB Full Year 2008 Results
Feb 26, 2009 – The Board of Directors of FASTWEB (Milan: FWB) has approved the draft financial statement for the year ending 31 December 2008. The IPTV service recorded a positive trend, with subscribers increasing by 13% in the year.
News categories: FASTWEB, IPTV, Italy, Results

Fastweb, Telecom Italia and Wind found the IPTV Association
Jan 23, 2009 – Fastweb (Milan:FWB), Telecom Italia (Milan:TIT, NYSE:TI) and Wind have founded the Associazione Italiana degli operatori IPTV (Italian Association of IPTV Providers) in order to foster the use of IPTV in Italy.
News categories: Telecom Italia, Fastweb, Wind, Associazione Italiana degli operatori IPTV, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy