Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has agreed a multi-year distribution deal with Polish cable television operator UPC, whose customers will be able to access Nent's Viaplay streaming service

The value of Swiss top-tier ice hockey league rights will fall by about 20 per cent following UPC’s new deal starting in 2022-23, however a more drastic drop was avoided by the league’s offer of increased pay-television exclusivity.

Telecoms operator UPC has renewed domestic broadcast rights to Switzerland’s top-tier ice hockey league for a further five years.

The Swiss Competition Commission (Weko) has fined telco UPC around CHF30m ($33m/€27.9

Swiss market experts are predicting tough sales conditions following the cross-carriage agreement between telcos UPC and Swisscom.

Swiss telecoms operators UPC and Swisscom have reached a distribution agreement for their respective MySports and Teleclub pay-television platforms in a softening of relations between two broadcasters…

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG SSR has acquired rights to an additional six games from the top-tier Swiss ice hockey league from telco UPC, during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons

Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR has temporarily laid off 600 employees due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Media group Discovery has agreed a wide-ranging deal with the Romanian arm of Vodafone through which its sports broadcaster, Eurosport, will be carried on the telco’s Vodafone TV service.

US media group Liberty Global has sold its cable network UPC Switzerland to Swiss telco Sunrise Communications for a total of CHF 6.3bn ($6.3bn/€5.5bn), which includes taking on CHF 3.6

Swiss pay-television broadcaster Teleclub has renewed National Hockey League rights, solidifying a key ice hockey property amid competition from telco UPC

Swiss telecommunications company UPC has agreed a deal to show content from production company Red Bull Media House on its new sports broadcast platform, MySports.

Telco UPC this week told TV Sports Markets its deal for media rights to the top Swiss ice hockey league would bring “a breath of fresh air to the market”.

The Swiss Ice Hockey Federation has awarded its media rights for the five seasons from 2017-18 to 2021-22, with telecommunications company UPC and public-service broadcaster SRG SSR clinching contracts.

Pay-television channel Motorvision TV has expanded its global reach by launching on six additional platforms in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Cable-television operator UPC Austria has launched an on-demand service for sports content broadcast on the Sport 1 Plus and Sport 1 US channels.

The Liberty Global media company's European satellite-television arm, UPC DTH, has agreed a deal for the Slovak Sport.TV2 pay-television channel deal to be carried on its freeSAT Plus service in Czech Republic.