TeliaSonera grows TV base

Nordic telco TeliaSonera’s overall pay TV base grew by 43,000 in the fourth quarter to reach 1.3 million, including 600,000 in Sweden. The total number of broadband subscriptions grew by 25,000 during the quarter to reach 2.5 million.

TeliaSonera had 643,000 fibre subscribers at the end of 2012, up 23% year-on-year.

TeliaSonera recognized a loss of SEK1.6 billion (€186 million) in the fourth quarter from a write-down of goodwill related to its decision to divest Norwegian service provider NextGenTel.