Digital TV News: Unitymedia

Pay TV operators to add 200 million subscribers by 2020
Oct 8, 2015 – Pay TV subscriptions for 338 operators across 89 countries will increase by 200 million from a collective 704 million in 2014 to 904 million by 2020, according to a report from Digital TV Research. The report estimates that 29 operators had more than 5 million paying subs by end-2014.
News categories: Digital TV Research, China, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research, Subscribers, USA, Worldwide

Sky to overtake Liberty Global in Western Europe
Sep 9, 2015 – Liberty Global has been the largest pay TV operator in Europe for some time. However, its top slot in Western Europe is under threat, with Sky Europe expected to overtake its subscriber count in 2017, according to Digital TV Research.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers

Amazon leads Germany's VOD market
Feb 24, 2015 – According to research undertaken by Goldmedia, Amazon Prime Instant Video is the most widely used video-on-demand (VOD) offering in Germany with a share of 33.2 percent. iTunes and Maxdome are in equal second place with 11.3% market share. Netflix is only in fifth place with 8%.
News categories: Goldmedia, Digital TV, Germany, Market Research, Streaming

Unitymedia KabelBW adds 9,300 digital video subscribers in 3Q 2013
Nov 6, 2013 – Unitymedia KabelBW has provided selected information for the period ended September 30, 2013. The company lost 21,700 video RGUs during the quarter. At October 31, the newly launched Horizon TV had a subscriber base of over 25,000.
News categories: Unitymedia KabelBW, Cable TV, Germany, Results, Set Top Box, Subscribers

Unitymedia KabelBW to deploy Horizon gateway from September 4th
Aug 6, 2013 – Germany's Unitymedia KabelBW has announced that Liberty Global's Horizon TV and media platform will be available on its cable network from the 4th of September 2013. Initially the gateway will be available in Hesse and North-Rhine Westphalia.
News categories: Unitymedia, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVR, Gateway, Germany, Set Top Box

Sky Deutschland adds 47,900 customers in 2Q 2013
Aug 6, 2013 – Sky Deutschland has released results for the second quarter 2013. Net customer growth was 47,900 (Q2 2012: 47,100), bringing the total number of customers to 3,453,000 (Q2 2012: 3,132,000).
News categories: Sky Deutschland, Austria, DVR, Germany, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Liberty Global and BSkyB to continue to dominate European pay TV
Sep 5, 2012 – Pay TV subscriptions for the 95 operators across 25 countries covered in a new report from Digital TV Research will increase from a collective 96.2 million in 2007 to 140.9 million by 2017.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers

ThinkAnalytics™ Brings Intelligent Navigation to More Than 70 Million Subscribers
Jun 28, 2012 – ThinkAnalytics™ has announced that it has surpassed 70 million licensed viewers across 16 countries. Twenty service providers rely on ThinkAnalytics technology to deliver search and recommendations from live TV, EPG, VOD, social media and OTT content.
News categories: ThinkAnalytics, Content Distribution, Market Research, Middleware

EchoStar Debuts at ANGACable 2012 with Connected Device Solutions
Jun 7, 2012 – EchoStar (NASDAQ: SATS) will showcase a variety of connected device solutions at ANGACable 2012. Advanced solutions for pay TV operators will be featured alongside EchoStar's rapidly expanding retail product range.
News categories: EchoStar Europe, ANGA COM, Cable TV, Gateway, Middleware, Placeshifting, Set Top Box