Denmark


TDC sees TV numbers slide at reduced rate

Danish telco TDC, which provides residential services under the YouSee brand, saw its TV base decline by 12,000 in the third quarter, contributing to a decline in gross profit from TV of 5.7% to DKK485 million (€65 million). YouSee’s TV revenue for the nine months to the end of September was DKK2.997 billion, down from […]

YouSee teams up with Fox to launch joint service for Denmark

Danish telecom operator TDC, which provides residential TV and broadband services under the YouSee brand, is launching a new TV channel in partnership with Fox Networks Group combining Danish shows with US series from Fox Networks. The two companies have named Pil Gundelach Brandstrup to head up the service. The new channel, Xee, is branded […]

Danish groups to merge to create TV and broadband powerhouse

The boards of Danish energy company SE, the owner of cable operator Stofa and digital-terrestrial TV operator Boxer Denmark, and another regional energy provider Eniig have approved the proposed merger of the pair to create a new group, Norlys, which will become the country’s largest combined energy and telecom group passing about one million TV […]

TDC launches YouSee app for LG TVs

Danish telco TDC has launched a new app for its YouSee TV service on LG TVs, which the company says account for TVs in a quarter of Danish homes. The app, YouSee TV & Film, can be downloaded via the app menu on the LG TV, enabling users to access the same content available via […]

MTG’s Dreamhack and Discovery partner to create eSuperliga

MTG-owned eSports company Dreamhack has partnered with Discovery Networks Denmark and the country’s top football league, Danish Superliga, to create a national FIFA gaming league. The inaugural eSuperliga season will kick off on November 5 and will run across seven weeks, with 16 top-tier Danish football clubs competing against each other by playing EA Sports’ […]

EBU speaks out over cuts to Danish public broadcaster DR

The EBU has spoken out against the Danish Government’s new contract with DR that will cut the public TV and radio organisation’s scope, remit and range of programming. The EBU, an alliance of public service media organisations, said it is concerned at political attempts to “drastically narrow and alter the accepted broad remit of public […]

TV2 launches TV Play on Stofa and Boxer 

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has entered into a strategic partnership with cable operator Stofa and its digital-terrestrial pay TV subsidiary Boxer to extend access to TV2 Play, the broadcaster’s on-demand service, to 150,000 homes.  Over the next few months, some 150,000 Boxer and Stofa households, representing an audience of about 300,000 people, will be able […]

YouSee TV embraces BYOD trend with Apple TV and LG launches

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC is to make its YouSee TV service available via an Apple TV app as well as its own set-top boxes, and will follow up with the launch of an app for LG smart TVs. Jacob Mortensen, managing director of YouSee, said that the operator’s customers “should be able to […]

Telia to acquire Bonnier Broadcasting

Nordic telecom operator Telia has struck a deal to take control of Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4 and Nordic pay TV channel provider C More for SEK9.2 billion (€890 million). Telia said the move was in line with the strategy adopted by the Board in 2014 to create a new Telia Company […]

TDC Group reorganises in Denmark

TDC Group is due to establish two new business units in Denmark as the company, under new owner Macquarie, aims to pursue investments in Danish infrastructure and digitisation. The new divisions, which are due to be established on August 1, will be: a unit focusing on network and digital infrastructure called NetCo; and a unit […]

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