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Com Hem chooses Harmonic

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has chosen Harmonic to provide its NSG 9000 HectoQAM Edge QAM device to support its high-speed data and video-on-demand services. Com Hem is launching a new multiscreen service based on TiVo’s technology platform. “The capability to support data, VOD, and multiscreen services is key, as today’s subscribers expect a high-quality […]

Com Hem passes stable quarter

Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s customer base remained stable during the third quarter, with the operator ending the three months to September with 831,000 customers out of 1.75 million homes connected and an average of 1.82 services per customer. Digital TV subscribers grew modestly from 520,900 to 612,700, while broadband subscribers remained flat and triple-play […]

Com Hem to provide services over Luleå city network

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has signed an agreement with Lunet, the city network operator in the northern Swedish city of Luleå, to operate and deliver its services over the Lunet network. Lunet households with fibre connections will be able to access Com Hem’s TV services along with high-speed broadband immediately, with other Lunet households […]

Outdoor Channel strikes Com Hem deal

Chellomedia’s Outdoor Channel has signed its second carriage deal in Sweden. The channel, which is operated by Chellomedia’s Chello Zone unit, will be available on Com Hem’s network. A HD version of Outdoor Channel will be available and content from the network will be added to Com Hem’s seven-day catch-up service. The channel launched in […]

Com Hem sees subscribers fall, revenues stable

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has turned in a mixed set of second quarter results, with revenue up by 1.6% year-on-year to SEK1.148 billion (€140 million) and EBITDA up 1.9% to SEK541 million. Com Hem saw its digital TV base reach 620,900, down on from 643,600 at the end of March. Broadband, telephony and triple-play […]

Com Hem partners with TiVo for 2013 launch

Swedish service provider Com Hem will launch a TiVo service next year, becoming the third European operator to partner with the DVR and interactive TV specialist. The launch also marks the first time TiVo has been made available via an IPTV network. The service will offer traditional TV and video-on-demand platforms along with broadband services […]

Com Hem still ahead year-on-year despite tough quarter

Swedish cable operator Com Hem saw a slight quarter-on-quarter decline in digital TV, broadband and phone customers in the first three months of the year in what CEO Tomas Franzén described as a very competitive environment. Com Hem lost 15,000 digital TV subs in the quarter to end with 643,600. Broadband subs fell by 400 […]

Com Hem names consumer sales chief

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has named Agnes Reuterskiöld as its new head of consumer sales, effective August 6. Reuterskiöld was previously sales manager for local newspaper group Mitt i Stockholm, having earlier been responsible for direct sales at Viasat.

Com Hem marks year of steady progress

Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s digital TV subscriber base grew by 6% to 658,400 in 2011, while broadband customers grew by 3% to 550,900. Com Hem’s telephony base grew by 2% to 376,000. Releasing full-year results, Com Hem said its turnover for the year was just over SEK4.5 billion (€512 million), an increase of about […]

Com Hem planning multiscreen services

Com Hem is preparing to launch multiscreen services this year. Tomas Franzén, CEO of the Swedish cable operator, told Digital TV Europe, that the company will enable its digital TV customers to control the set-top using a range of devices by the end of the year. He said they are also planning a TV Everywhere […]