In a statement, it says that this follows its announcement in May to invest over €600 million in South Eastern Europe over the next five years and applies to all its markets, all technologies and all network types. It adds that following the latest worldwide trends in TV and broadband, the company’s aim with this RFP is to make long-term investments in its infrastructure to ensure it can bring next generation services and technologies to its subscriber base of 3.67 million RGUs.
The combined, multi-CP device RFP will be available to all eligible OEMs and ODMs possessing an operator CP segment for TV and broadband devices worldwide. The deadline for the submission of offers is September 25.
As recently reported by Broadband TV News, United Group may soon find itself under new ownership.
It is currently majority owned by the global investment fund KKR and lists the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as a minority shareholder.