Boxer TV

Com Hem boosted by broadband

A strong performance in broadband helped boost Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s full-year 2016 performance, with revenue up 4.4% to SEK5.2 billion (€550 million) and underlying EBITDA up 5.3% to SEK2.47 billion. The operating results were boosted by strong Q4 demand for broadband, with 13,000 broadband customer additions, taking the operator’s broadband total to 700,000 […]

Teracom sells Boxer Denmark to Stofa owner

Energy group SE, the owner of Danish cable operator Stofa, has agreed to acquire digital-terrestrial pay TV outfit Boxer Denmark from its Swedish owner Teracom. The deal means that SE will acquire Boxer TV’s 280,000 customers in the country, strengthening its position in the pay TV market. SE Group president Niels Duedahl said that the […]

Al Jazeera makes DVB-T2 transition as Sweden begins 700MHz clearance

Al Jazeera has started broadcasting in the DVB-T2 format and in MPEG-4 on the Boxer TV digital-terrestrial platform in Sweden as network operator Teracom begins the process of clearing the 700MHz band. Al Jazeera will broadcast in parallel in DVB-T and MPEG-4 during the transitional period ahead of the clearance of the 700MHz band in […]

Horse & Country TV launching on Boxer in Sweden

UK-based equestrian-themed channel Horse & Country TV will begin broadcasting on the Swedish digital-terrestrial network on March 1 as part of the Boxer pay TV service’s line-up of channels. Horse & Country TV will take over the terrestrial slot vacated by equestrian channel Horse 1, which has ceased broadcasting on the network. Horse & Country […]

Turner closes three channels in Nordic markets

Turner Broadcasting is closing three of its channels in the Nordic market from tomorrow. Turner told local press in May that its decision to pull the channels, owned via Nordic subsidiary Nonstop Television, reflected changes in demand among the TV audience in the region and that in the future the company would focus on fewer […]

Sweden’s Boxer TV to launch multiscreen service

Swedish pay-TV operator Boxer TV is gearing up to launch a multiscreen, TV everywhere service this autumn. The extension of Boxer’s existing DTT and on-demand service will initially support iOS and Android-based smartphones and tablets and will be based on technology provided by content protection and delivery firm Viaccess-Orca. Boxer TV’s multiscreen offering will be […]