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 […]

Canal Digital taps Conax to secure Android TV service

Nordic pay TV operator Canal Digital has tapped Kudelski Group-owned Conax to provide content security for its new OnePlace Android TV-based advanced TV service. Canal Digital is using Conax to secure its new Android TV-based box, which is now available to its subscribers. Conax said its solution for Canal Digital is based on a strict […]

Canal Digital launches next-gen Android TV box

Nordic pay TV operator Canal Digital has launched its Android-based next-generation TV service for satellite customers, OnePlace. The OnePlace Android TV-based set-top box will provide access a range of TV and streaming services, catch-up content, on-demand movies, series and games and apps. The commercial launch follows a press launch at the end of January. Canal […]

Canal Digital renews OTT technology deal with Xstream

Nordic streaming and TV everywhere provider, Canal Digital, has renewed its partnership with over-the-top (OTT) cloud technology provider Xstream. The deal will allow Canal Digital to further grow its own and parent company Telenor’s customer base across the Nordic markets. “For many years, Canal Digital has enjoyed a strong business relationship with Xstream and its […]

Canal Digital taps 3SS for Android-based next-gen TV platform

Nordic pay TV operator Canal Digital has tapped 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to design and develop a new set-top box user interface for its new combined Android TV-based UHD satellite and OTT platform, OnePlace. OnePlace is now available to Canal Digital subscribers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. 3SS’s UI is based on the Android […]

Bonnier Broadcasting signs deal with Telenor for Sport Channel

Bonnier Broadcasting-owned Swedish pay TV channel provider C More’s recently launched Sport Channel is now available on Telenor’s Canal Digital platform and Bredbandsbolaget network in Sweden. The agreement with Telenor means that the service is available on all major pay TV platforms in the country, with a reach of about 1.5 million households. Johan Cederqvist, […]

Telenor Broadcast hit by analogue radio shut-down

Telenor Broadcast’s top-line for the third quarter was hit by the shutting down of FM broadcasting in Norway and the impact of the conversion of a wholesale contract for satellite capacity that was converged into a financial lease in the second quarter. In January, Norway became the first country to shut down national analogue radio […]

Canal Digital adopts Android TV for next-generation service

Telenor-owned Nordic pay TV provider Canal Digital is to develop a next-generation TV service based on the Android TV platform, joining the growing number of operators adopting Google’s technology to deliver advanced services. Representatives of Canal Digital delivered a presentation as part of the Google Android TV Summit at the IBC show in Amsterdam a […]

Viacom joins SVOD race with Paramount+ launch

Viacom Media Networks International is joining the race among major international content players to develop their own subscription video-on-demand services with the launch of Paramount+ in the Nordic region. The new service will hold the rights to the first pay TV window for paramount Pictures’ new movies releases along with a range of catalogue films […]