UK’s Cirkus strikes deal with Sweden’s Boxer

UK content-based VOD service Cirkus has inked a deal with Nordic pay TV service Boxer, DTVE sister title TBI has learnt. Cirkus is operated by Content and Co., the UK-based consultancy run by TV industry veterans Mark Bradford and Hugh Williams. The deal with Boxer means the Cirkus service will be made available to the […]

BBC Entertainment launches on Boxer

BBC Entertainment has launched on Swedish DTT platform Boxer. The channel, which is operated by BBC Worldwide Channels, airs series including Dragons’ Den, Alan Carr – Chatty Man and Graham Norton. The announcement was made by Teracom, the company that operates Sweden’s DTT network.  

MTG deals extend Danish reach

Scandinavian broadcaster Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed a deal with Danish DTT operator Boxer to carry its free-to-air channels TV3 and TV3. MTG has also signed an agreement with pay TV operator Canal Digital Denmark to add C More’s Canal 8 and Canal 9 channels to MTG’s Viasat’s DTH platform. TV3 and TV3 Puls […]

Travel Channel licensed for Boxer platform

Travel Channel has secured a licence to broadcast on Boxer’s digital-terrestrial platform in Sweden. Viewers equipped with DVB-T2 receivers will be able to pick up Travel Channel on channel 19 of the platform. The channel will be available free to view to Boxer customers.

TV4 channels on Boxer

Swedish broadcaster TV4’s TV4 HD and TV4 News channels are now available on the Boxer pay TV platform. Both channels are available to all Boxer viewers. Boxer has about 600,000 subscribers to its digital-terrestrial pay offering. Boxer has also added Swedish free-to-air channel Sjuan (Seven) to the terrestrial offering.

Boxer sees growth in Denmark

Sweden-based TV service provider Boxer had 337,000 pay TV customers in Denmark, up from 71,000 a year earlier, and 250,000 customers to its Plus TV service in Finland, up from 240,000, at the end of the first quarter. The company said it had seen a slowing down of the decline in numbers for its Swedish […]

Teracom reports successful 2011

Scandinavian transmission services company and broadcaster Teracom reported an operating profit of SEK376 million (€43 million) for 2011, up from SEK293 million in 2010. The improvement came from better cost management throughout the group and increased sales, primarily for its Boxer pay TV platform in Denmark. The pay DTT platform has attrracted around 300,000 customers, […]

Accedo opens app store for Boxer

Connected TV app developer Accedo has announced that its Application Sphere app store has been integrated with Swedish digital-terrestrial pay TV provider Boxer’s new on-demand set-top box.
 The store will be populated with pre-packaged apps from Accedo’s portfolio of games and media apps, including a weather service and social media applications such as Twitter, Facebook […]