Denmark


Altibox taps Technicolor and 3SS for Android TV deployment

Norwegian service provider Altibox, which also operates in Denmark, is to deploy Technicolor’s Android TV-based  JADE set-to box, with a customized launcher from technology provider 3SS. Technicolor has teamed up with 3SS for the implementation. The latter is providing its 3READY Android TV framework, enabling Altibox to offer subscribers a branded custom launcher and UI […]

Denmark’s Stofa to take control of Aalborg antenna association

Danish cable operator Stofa is to take control of operational activities and customer relationships of Aalborg region antenna association AN-TV. In a sign that the structure of the distribution business in the country is changing, with the development of streaming and intense competition in the market, the antenna association’s management body voted to pass ownership […]

TDC hit by declining TV base and rising content costs

A combination of a decline in TV numbers and an increase in TV costs weighed heavily on Danish telecom and cable service provider TDC’s fourth quarter results, with the company posting a loss of 24,000 TV customers in the fourth quarter alone. This figure represented an accelerating rate of loss compared with the previous three […]

Nordic Entertainment secures exclusive six-year Premier League deal

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) has secured the exclusive Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish media rights to the English Premier League. The latest deal is for six years from 2022 to 2028. NENT currently holds the Premier League rights in Sweden, Denmark and Finland until 2022, and the new agreement extends those rights to Norway. NENT last […]

TDC names former Bang & Olufsen chief as new CEO

Danish telco and cable operator TDC has named Henrik Clausen as its new CEO. Clausen, who was most recently CEO of Bang & Olufsen, has previously served as director of strategy at Telenor, CEO of Malaysia’s DiGi and CEO of Telenor Denmark. He replaces Mike Parton, who has served as interim CEO of the Danish […]

TDC rebrands infrastructure arm

Danish telco and cable operator TDC has changed the name of its infrastructure division from TDC NetCo to TDC NET, with a new logo and visual identity to make the brand more visible to customers ,partners and employees.  The name change comes after TDC decided June to split the company into separate infrastructure and service […]

Ampere Analysis: Nordic broadcasters turning to originals in battle with SVOD giants

Nordic broadcasters are increasingly focusing on local originals and collaborating with each other to produce them in their battle with international SVOD giants such as Netflix, according to a report by Ampere Analysis.  According to Ampere, only 3% of Netflix titles in Sweden are local, while only 1% of Amazon Prime titles are from the […]

TDC hit by TV losses in competitive market

Danish telco and cable operator TDC lost TV subscribers in the year to September and saw its TV profits decline sharply.  The operator had 987,000 TV subscribers at the end of the period, down 20,000 year on year. Gross profit from TV declined by 12.8% due to the inclusion SVOD services in its TV packages, […]

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 […]

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