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NENT Group and Telenor Group announce merger of Viasat and Canal Digital

NENT Group and Telenor Group have announced an agreement to combine the former’s Viasat Consumer with the latter’s Canal Digital. Viasat Consumer is NENT’s satellite pay TV and broadband TV operations, while Canal Digital is Telenor’s satellite pay TV offer. In a statement, the companies describe the rationale behind the consolidation as providing “a simpler […]

Telenor Broadcast sees revenues slide as Canal Digital losses hit home

Nordic telco Telenor’s broadcast division saw its revenues slide by 4% in the second quarter, with pay TV service Canal Digital losing 12,000 customers, double the number of quarterly losses than for the same period last year. Canal Digital turned in revenues of NOK1.057 billion for the quarter, down from NOK1.134 billion. A solid performance […]

Canal Digital continues slow decline

Telenor-owned pay TV service Canal Digital continued its long decline in subscriber numbers in the quarter to March, losing 16,000. Customers over the period. Over the year to March, the pay TV service lost a total of 46,000 customers. Canal Digital’s losses led Telenor’s Broadcast unit to a drop in revenues and EBITDA. Telenor said […]

Canal Digital taps 3SS for new Android TV functionality

Telenor-owned pay TV platform Canal Digital has tapped technology outfit 3 Screen Solutions to provide additional features and functionality for its Android TV-based OnePlace service. Launched in February last year, OnePlace, which uses 3SS’s custom launcher for Android TV, is available via satellite and OTT TV to viewers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. The […]

Canal Digital decline weighs on Telenor Broadcast performance

A strong performance by Telenor Satellite and stable numbers from digital-terrestrial transmission unit Norkring could not compensate Telenor Broadcast for an accelerating rate of loss of pay TV outfit Canal Digital’s subscribers in the fourth quarter, according to the Nordic telco. Canal Digital lost 13,000 customers in the quarter to December, over double the 6,000 […]

Telenor satisfied with Broadcast performance

Nordic telecom operator Telenor expressed itself satisfied with the performance of its Telenor Broadcast division in the third quarter, despite a decline in revenues as a result of currency effects and a continued slide in subscribers for its DTH TV service. Total revenues slid buy 1% to NOK1.512 billion (€160 million), with currency impacts leading […]

Nordic region’s Canal Digital adds offline viewing

Starting today, customers of Nordic DTH provider Canal Digital can download movies, series and shows to watch offline. This means that content covered by the new feature can be viewed whenever and wherever the user wants, for example when travelling, in places without coverage – and also to save on the use of mobile data. […]

Telenor’s Canal Digital continues long, slow decline

Telenor’s Canal Digital pay TV outfit continued its long, slow decline in the second quarter. Canal Digital lost 6,000 subscribers in the three months to June, compared with a loss of 4,000 for the same quarter last year. The company now has 816,000 customers, down from 851,000 at the same point last year. Canal Digital […]

Canal Digital grows revenues and profit but loses more subs

Norwegian telco Telenor’s pay TV unit Canal Digital turned in increased revenues and profits for the first quarter of the year, although the outfit continued to lose subscribers. Canal Digital posted revenues of NOK1.134 billion (€118 million) for the quarter, up from NOK1.099 billion for the same period in 2017. Canal Digital’s EBITDA increased from […]

Telenor and TV4 strike last-minute carriage deal

Telenor and Swedish broadcaster TV4 Group have struck a last minute agreement over carriage terms for the latter’s channels on the Canal Digital platform. The pair had been locked in one of the carriage terms dispute that are becoming an increasingly common feature of the pay TV landscape as broadcasters seek to gain additional revenues […]

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