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Key Tele2 executives to leave in September

Tele2 chief financial officer Mikael Larsson and EVP and chief commercial officer Samuel Skott are leave the company on September 1. Larsson joined Tele2 in 2018 as former CFO of Com Hem. He played an instrumental part in the merger and the integration of the two companies, including international consolidation and taking steps towards 5G, […]

Tele2 sees TV base and revenues decline

Swedish service provider Tele2 saw its domestic TV revenues and subscriber base decline in the course of the first quarter despite progress in migrating customer to fixed-mobile convergence offerings. Swedish digital TV end-user service revenue declined by 8%, which the company attributed to lower digital-terrestrial subs and lower revenue from premium sports packages. The company […]

Hopster launches on ComHem Play+

Early learning digital service Hopster is now available via Swedish cable operator ComHem’s streaming service ComHem Play+. The service features content that is in-line with the UK Early Years National Curriculum and features diverse and inclusive content from around the world. Along with a range of education content, the streamer also offers access to iconic […]

Com Hem and TV4 agree new expanded deal

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem has followed up its framework agreement with Telia-owned commercial broadcaster TV4 with a comprehensive multi-year deal that will see channels TV4, Sjuan and TV12 and pay TV offering C More continue to air on the Com Hem network. The deal also provides for more channels to be added to […]

Com hem and TV4 strike new framework agreement

Following a prolonged period of uncertainty, Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and the country’s major commercial broadcaster, Telia-owned TV4 Group, have agreed a framework deal will see TV4 channels continue to be aired on the Com Hem network. Following the agreement, Com Hem customers and those of sister-digital-terrestrial network Boxer will continue to have […]

TV4 and Com Hem take extra time to secure deal

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and rival telco Telia’s TV4 Media broadcast arm have extended the deadline to strike a new distribution deal until midnight tomorrow. In a statement, the pair said they had agreed to “continue to negotiate a long-term agreement on the right to broadcast the TV4 channels and C More. A […]

Com Hem and Telia renew battle over TV4 as deadline looms

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s distribution agreement with rival Telia’s TV4 Media, which was concluded after fraught negotiations in December 2019, is set to expire on Friday without a new deal in sight, once again raising the prospect that the principal Swedish commercial broadcaster’s channels could disappear from the Com Hem line-up. “Unfortunately we […]

Tele2’s Com Hem and Boxer to add Discovery’s Dplay to offering

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and digital-terrestrial pay TV sister company Boxer have agreed a new distribution deal with Discovery Networks Sweden.  From the beginning of 2021, Com Hem and Boxer will also launch Discovery streaming service Dplay to all TV customers. Any existing Com Hem TV customer who buys Dplay via the cable TV […]

Com Hem offers Apple TV 4K

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem has begun offering Apple TV 4K boxes as part of a subscription offering. With Apple TV 4K, Com Hem customers ae able to watch content from Com Hem Play, the operator’s streaming service, as well as Apple TV channels, Apple TV+, Apple Music, Apple Arcade and Airplay-compatible apps. Subscribers […]

Com Hem to switch off analogue services in September

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem is to switch off its analogue cable TV service on September 8. The operator currently provides a subscription-free basic offering that is available in analogue format, and this will be replaced by a digital service. Com hem said that about 70% of the 1.6 million homes that take a […]

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