Denmark’s Nuuday launches TV and streaming service YouSee Play

Danish service provider Nuuday, formerly part of telco TDC, is launching a new combined TV and streaming offering, YouSee Play. The service allows users to put together their own packages and replace services on an ongoing basis, as is the case with the existing Bland Selv TV offering. Nuuday said it was launching the service […]

Nuuday sees one-off TV base rise amid long-term decline

Nuuday, the Danish service provider that was formerly part of telco TDC, saw a modest one-off rise in its TV base in the second quarter as a result of an agreement with a local antenna association, but saw its broadband base decline. The operator added 5,000 TV customers as a result of the deal with […]

Norlys opens up more fibre to multiple providers

Danish utility group Norlys has opened up the fibre network in the cities of Randers and Hobro in North-East Jutland following its acquisition of the networks covering the area from Verdo earlier this year. According to Norlys, the citizens of Randers and Hobro can now chose between up to 12 internet and TV service providers […]

Denmark’s Stofa moves to app TV, phasing out set-top boxes

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by energy utility Norlys, is migrating its TV offering to a fully app-based service and is phasing out its set-top boxes. New customers for the service will be able to access it by buying either an Apple TV box or a Chromecast streaming stick. Stofa has launched a new TV […]

Denmark’s Nuuday names new finance chief

Danish pay TV and broadband service provider Nuuday, the services carve-out from the old TDC, has named Henrik Christiansen its new CFO effective from August 1.  Christiansen is currently CFO at the grocery group Dagrofa, where he has been credited with driving the execution of a turnaround in the group’s fortunes. Previously he was was […]

Denmark introduces 6% streaming levy to support local productions and media

The Danish government has agreed that global streaming services must pay a levy of 6% of their revenue in the country to support local TV productions. The bill was voted into law on May 22, and comes a week after Swiss citizens voted in favour of a similar law dubbed ‘Lex Netflix’. Similar laws have […]

Pluto TV launches in Nordics, merges with Viafree

Paramount’s FAST service Pluto TV today expanded to the Nordic market with launches in Sweden, Denmark and Norway in partnership with Nordic Entertainment (NENT Group)/Viaplay. For the first time Paramount’s FAST offering will launch in combination with a local AVOD service, NENT Group’s Viafree, bringing a more comprehensive free streaming experience to audiences in Sweden, […]

TDC Net chief to leave

Andreas Pfisterer, the CEO of TDC Net, the now separated infrastructure wholesale arm of the Danish telco TDC, is to leave the company. TDC Net announced that its board had struck an agreement with Pfisterer that he would leave within the next 12 months. Pfisterer will continue to focus on improving the company’s results and […]

Pluto TV to launch in Nordics in May

ViacomCBS/Paramount’s free ad-supported streaming offering Pluto TV is to launch in the Nordic market in May. The FAST service will be available in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway on May 18. Pluto TV will debut in Nordics offering two viewing choices, with more than 210 live, linear channels and a Viafree on-demand section. Pluto TV’s channels will include […]

Norlys to take TV and broadband to Thy-Mors Energi

Danish utility company and broadband service provider Norlys has struck a deal with Thy-Mors Energi to bring additional TV and broadband services to over 44,000 Dutch homes in the Thy-Mors area of north-western Jutland. The expansion of Norlys’ services to Thy-Mors subscribers is in line with Norlys’ aim to become a nationwide provder of TV […]

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