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Denmark’s YouSee to drop Discovery channels as pair fail to agree deal

Danish telco and cable operator TDC/YouSee has said it will drop Discovery’s channels from its content line-up from the end of the year after failing to strike a new carriage deal with the factual giant. Carriage disputes between distributors and Discovery have become increasingly common as the programming giant seeks to use its strong position […]

Stofa finally launches Android TV box, signs new deal with HBO Nordic

Danish cable operator Stofa has finally launched its long-awaited Android TV-based set-top and has signed a new partnership agreement to include HBO Nordic in its TV offering. Stofa said that the new Stofa TV box, the launch of which had taken considerably longer than expected, would gather all its entertainment services, including streaming services as […]

Stofa to provide content to Nord Energi customers as OpenNet initiative gains traction

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by energy group Norlys, has signed a deal with Nord Energi to enable Stofa to provide content and products to customers on the Northern Jutland energy company’s fibre network.  The move follows a decision by Nord Energi last year to open its fibre network on the OpenNet open access wholesale […]

YouSee strikes new streaming partnerships with TV2, C More

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee operation has struck a new partnership with commercial broadcaster TV2 that will see streaming service TV2 Play and the broadcaster’s new venture TV2 Sport X added to YouSee’s Bland Self combined TV and streaming offering from the start of next year. YouSee director Jacob Mortensen said: “Today we are strengthening our […]

TDC’s YouSee strikes new deal with Nordisk Film

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee arm has struck a new agreement with Nordisk Film bringing Danish movies including forthcoming Marco-effektenavailable to YouSee TV and streaming customers. In addition to Danish movies, the deal, which will come into effect next year, also gives YouSee customers wider access to international features films includes Bios, Knives Out, Chaos Walkingand […]

Denmark’s YouSee taps Media Distillery for AI-infused video-on-demand

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee cable division has tapped artificial intelligence specialist Media Distillery to help it provide an improved video-on-demand experience. Media Distillery provides an AI-based way of accurately identifying the true start times of TV programmes in order to facilitate catch-up and on-demand programming. Using real-time analysis across multiple channels, EPG Correction from Media […]

Nordic Entertainment secures exclusive women’s football rights

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has acquired the exclusive Nordic rights to top-division women’s football from England, Germany and France. Over 100 women’s football matches will be shown live on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service every year until 2022, with selected games broadcast on NENT Group’s free TV channels. NENT has also secured the Nordic rights […]

Telia Denmark chief to quit

Telia Denmark CEO Morten Bentzen is to leave the company at the end of this month. Thomas Kjærsgaard, who heads Telia Denmark’s enterprise unit, will take on the role in the interim until a new CEO is in place. Bentzen joined Telia in 2004 and took on the position of CEO at Telia Denmark in […]

TV losses weigh on TDC results

Danish telco TDC lost 11,000 TV customers in the quarter to June, with total losses year-on-year now totalling 53,000. TV ARPU was flat quarter-on-quarter, meaning that revenues also fell. The numbers, along with a decline in fixed voice subscribers, helped drive the telco’s gross profits and EBITDA downwards. TDC said that lower mobile handset sales […]

TDC completes split into services and infrastructure companies

Danish multi-play telco and cable operator TDC has completed its legal seperation into two entities encompassing services and infrastructure. The split create one company – Nuuday – that comprises TDC’s customer-facing brands such as YouSee, TDC Business, Fullrate, Telmore, Hiper, Blockbuster and Firmafon, which will focus on delivering innovative digital customer experiences and entertainment, and […]

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