Cablecom CI+

Swiss operator Cablecom will provide a CI+ option for its subscribers from June, it will allow its new digital channel package to be watched on other sets via a Digicard charged at CHF99 a month.

The new basic digital TV package will contain 55 channels and cost CHF23.20 a month. For CHF4 a month subscribers can rent a new HD set-top, enabling them to receive the new digital channels and a 300kbps internet connection. Cablecom has invested more than CHF1bn to increase the capacity of its network, which is 95 per cent fibre optic. To-date, more than 400,000 of its (1.5m) customers have upgraded to digital services.