Denmark


Nordic Entertainment secures Viaplay with Danish cable leaders

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), the soon-to-be-split-off entertainment arm of Modern Times Group, has extended its distribution agreements with Danish cable operators YouSee and Stofa. The renewed partnerships include NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service and TV3 channels. NENT said the agreements reflect its strategic focus on distribution deals that broaden the reach of its streaming services and broadcast […]

NENT Group and Boxer extend Danish distribution deal

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has extended its partnership with Danish digital TV distributor, Boxer. From later this year, NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service be available as part of Boxer’s largest TV package, a move that will allow all Boxer TV Max customers to access Viaplay films and series. Boxer will also continue to distribute NENT Group’s Danish free-TV channels […]

Get acquisition and Swedish city networks boost Telia TV numbers

Nordic telecom operator Telia’s TV base was boosted by the acquisition of Get in Norway last year, adding some 504,000 subscribers to its TV total, but the group also saw TV numbers grow in all markets except Denmark and Lithuania. In its home market of Sweden, Telia’s TV base increased to 865,000, up from 841,000 […]

Stofa taps Arris for groundbreaking Remote-PHY deployment

Technology giant Arris and Danish cable operator Stofa are collaborating to deploy what they describe as one of the largest Remote-PHY (R-PHY) networks in the world in record time. The network upgrade leans on Arris R-PHY nodes to deliver Gigabit service across Stofa’s footprint in Aarhus, Denmark. According to Arris, its R-PHY technology enables Stofa […]

TV proves bright spot in weak quarter for Telia

Nordic telco Telia missed its fourth-quarter earnings expectations thanks to weakness in its home Swedish market, but TV proved to be a bright spot in the company’s operational performance in its domestic market, with an uplift of 8.6% in its year-on-year TV numbers to 866,000, compared with flat year-on-year broadband and mobile subscriptions and a […]

Parrot Analytics: Narcos takes top slot in Netflix-heavy Danish in-demand list

Narcos, the latest season of which is now streaming, led the pack by some way in the list of the top 10 most ‘in-demand’ digital originals in Denmark compiled by Parrot Analytics for the week ending December 2. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application […]

Denmark’s TV 2 agrees eSports deal with MTG

MTG’s eSports companies Turtle Entertainment – which operates the ESL brand – and DreamHack have signed a broadcasting deal with Danish national TV network TV 2. The deal will see TV 2 provide more than 700 hours of eSports content to TV viewers in Denmark throughout 2019 – including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournaments organised […]

YouSee integrates Netflix into Bland Selv offering

Danish telco TDC, which provides residential services under the YouSee brand, is integrating Netflix into its TV offering and will add a dedicated Netflix button to its TV remote controls next year. YouSee, which already has a partnership with Netflix, is moving to provide integrated billing for the subscription video-on-demand service as part of its […]

Telia names Norway CEO ahead of Get acquisition

Abraham Foss, currently the CEO of Telia Norway, will take charge of Telia’s enlarged Norwegian operation when its acquisition of cable operator Get is completed in the first quarter of next year. Foss, who took up his current post in 2015, will take over management of Get from current CEO Gunnar Evensen, who has decided […]

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 […]

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