UPC DTH S.à.r.l. (UPC DTH) specializes in providing television programming delivered via satellite to consumers in Central Europe. The company services 827,700 subscribers in Hungary under the brand name UPC Direct, in Czech Republic and Slovakia under the brand name freeSAT and in Romania under the FocusSat brand, as of September 30, 2016.
UPC DTH's services are centralized in Luxemburg. UPC Direct is wholly-owned by Liberty Global.
UPC DTH offers basic and extended tiers of programming, including 25 free-to-air channels and a basic tier of 50 to 70 video channels (depending on location). It also offers premium channels, HD programming, electronic program guide and DVR services. In 2013, UPC DTH launched a CI+ module offer in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The CI+ module in combination with a smart card enables its subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to receive its enhanced video service without a set-top box. DVRs are also available. In 2015, UPC DTH launched its first triple-play offer in Hungary. Through a third-party network, UPC DTH subscribers in Hungary may also receive broadband internet with in-home WiFi and telephony services in addition to their DTH services.
UPC DTH subscribers as of September 30, 2016