Canal Digital


Canal Digital taps NDS for hosted next-gen pay TV platform

Norway-based pay TV operator Canal Digital is to launch its next-generation TV platform as a hosted managed service with NDS. The hybrid service, combining satellite with OTT delivery, will enable Canal Digital subscribers to access content on multiple devices inside and outside the home. According to NDS, the new service will provide a personalised experience, […]

Canal Digital loses subs but grows ARPU

Telenor-owned Nordic pay TV operator Canal Digital lost a further 11,000 DTH customers in the first quarter in what Telenor described as a competitive market. Canal Digital had 954,000 DTH customers at the end of March, down from 986,000 a year ago, having lost subscribers in all four Nordic territories. However ARPU grew to NOK345 […]

Canal Digital to launch ‘follow me TV’ service

Canal Digital is to launch a ‘follow me’ service on its platform later this year.  The Nordic pay TV operator plans to launch a new set-top from ADB later this year, which subscribers will be able to connect to existing HD DVR boxes from ADB and resume watching their content from where the left off […]

Canal Digital makes Wimp more widely available

Norwegian pay TV service Canal Digital is making the Wimp music service more widely available to its customers. The service allows subs to access a deep library of music titles via their remote controls and is now available to customers with the new DVR set-top from ADB. Canal Digital also plans to launch a remote […]

3D channel launches on Canal Digital

High TV, the 3D TV general entertainment channel, has rolled out on Swedish pay TV platform Canal Digital. The channel, which launched early last year, launched in Sweden yesterday. The channel is already distributed in Denmark and Finland as well as in several territories in Asia.

Stofa acquires Canal Digital Denmark

Danish cable operator Stofa has acquired Telenor’s Danish cable TV network Canal Digital. The deal has an enterprise value of DKK51 million (€7 million) and has been financed with available liquid assets in Stofa. “We are very pleased to be able to carry out this acquisition which opens up significant synergies with our existing operations […]

New 3D channel for Norway

High TV 3D, a 24-hour 3D channel for the Nordic region, has launched on Telenor Satellite Broadcast’s Thor 6 satellite at 1° West. The channel, which will be distributed via Telenor’s Canal Digital DTH service, will initially only be available in Norway as part of Canal Digital’s standard package. The launch of the channel follows […]

Telenor Broadcast sees Canal Digital subs continue to fall

Telenor continued to lose subscribers across its pay TV platforms during the third quarter while revenues from its Broadcast division also declined. Telenor’s Canal Digital DTH platform lost 6,000 customers during the quarter, ending September with 973,000 subs, compared with 1,025,000 a year earlier. This was an improvement on the same quarter a year ago, […]

Stofa abandons cable merger plan

Danish cable operator Stofa has abandoned its planned acquisition of Telenor-owned Canal Digital Cable TV in Denmark as a result of opposition to the deal from the country’s competition regulator. Stofa’s owner Ratos and Telenor jointly agreed to give up on the deal, which was originally agreed in January, after discussions with the regulator failed […]

ADB delivers hybrid boxes to Canal Digital

Set-top vendor ADB is delivering hybrid DVRs to Nordic pay TV operator Canal Digital. Canal Digital is launching an “enhanced consumer TV experience” using ADB-5720SX DVRs, pre-integrated with ADB’s Carbo user interface. “Canal Digital is a leading operator in the Nordic countries, renowned for high quality services,” said Krzysztof Bilinski, ADB’s executive vice-president. “It has […]

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