Tag Archives: Cellcom

Cellcom Israel brings 150 000 subscribers to the mobile TV service

The telecommunications operator, Cellcom, said Around 150,000 Israeli households have subscribed to its TV service. The largest mobile operator in the country, Cellcom launched its over-the-top (OTT) TV service in December 2014. The biggest competitor of the company, Partner Communications has launched an IPTV service called Partner TV and this move was well received by [...]

GINX Esports TV to launch on Cellcom IPTV in Israel

GINX Esports TV, the UK-based international media company, dedicated to the creation of esports TV channels around the world was launched on Cellcom, Israelis IPTV platform, on Sunday 25th June. Ginx Esport says the launching represents its commitment to expanding its reach to an emerging Esports audience.  The 24/7 esports and gaming network which is [...]

Cellcom introduces internet TV service to Apple TV

It has been announced this week. Cellcom, the Israeli mobile phone operator, will offer a multi-channel TV service to Apple TV. Both broadcast channels and video-on-demand (in a low-cost service) are offered with cable company Hot and satellite firm Yes. Nir Sztern, Chief Executive at Cellcom, said: “We had a mission to change the TV [...]

Cellcom Israel launches triple-play service

Israeli mobile phone operator, Cellcom, launched a triple-play package of telephony, internet and television services to pave its way through the competition among the mobile phone operators. Cellcom had initially launched its TV service in December last year which included a basic package for NIS 99 (USD 25.3) monthly for television channels and Video on [...]

BBC Worldwide signs content deal in Israel, South Africa

Cellcom in Israel and VIDI Television in South Africa have signed content agreements with BBC Worldwide (BBCWW). Cellcom has acquired broadcasting rights to a raft of premium drama titles including Sherlock, Orphan Black, Luther, A Young Doctors Notebook & Other Stories, Ripper Street and Call the Midwife and premieres of comedy series Pramface and Moone [...]

Cellcom files complaint over HOT’s market abuse

Israeli mobile phone operator, Cellcom, has filed a complaint against HOT Mobile with the Antitrust Authority and the Ministry of Communications arguing that the latter is selling GSM lines at a loss, in retaliation for TV competition. According to reports, HOT Mobile is offering two mobile lines for ILS 40 (USD 10.2), along with the [...]

Cellcom enters Israeli TV market

Israeli mobile phone operator, Cellcom, announced the launch of its new internet television service, Cellcom TV, which includes a basic package for NIS 99 (USD 25.3) monthly for television channels and Video on Demand (VOD) services. We are entering television because there is a business model, and because we want to preserve our core business, [...]

Cellcom Israel enters OTT TV field

Israeli cellular provider, Cellcom Israel Ltd., announced its plans to enter the field of television services over the internet. The Israeli TV market is currently dominated by only two providers- cable company, Hot, and digital satellite unit of Bezeq Israel Telecom, Yes, “The Company will enter a new line of business offering OTT TV services. [...]

Cellcom plans TV launch in August

Israeli telco, Cellcom, reportedly plans to launch its television service by August 2014, as per reports. while Cellcom has already invested in the sector for years and is ready for launch, it is held back due Bezeq’s high infrastructure prices.  However, reports suggest that ahead of the launch, the company has expanded its television pilot to [...]

Israeli cellcos prepare DTT service

Israeli celloc, Partner Communications and Cellcom, are adding Idan+ transmitters to their cell sites in order to launch digital terrestrial TV (DTT) services in Israel. Cellcom has already installed 14 transmitters while Partner has put up four, and both are working with the transmission provider, Second Authority for Television & Radio (SATR), to plug holes [...]