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Nordic pay TV outfit Allente taps 3SS and Kaonmedia for upgraded service

Allente, the new pay TV provider resulting from the recent merger between Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital in the Nordic market, his to deploy set-top boxes and middleware from Kaonmedia alongside Android TV specialist 3SS-enabled viewing experience enhancements across its aggregated 1.2 million subscriber base. Allente is building upon its 3SS-provided OnePlace satellite and OTT service […]

Boxer Denmark debuts streaming for sports and non-sports fans

Boxer Denmark, the digital-terrestrial pay TV operation owned by energy company Norlys through its Stofa cable TV arm, has launched a two-pronged streaming offering, with services targeted at sports fans and non-sports fans respectively. Boxer Streaming bundles broadband acess with three Danish streaming services – publicly-owned broadcaster TV2’s TV2 Play, Discovery’s Dplay and Nordic Entertainment-owned […]

TDC sees TV subscribers and revenues drop as it preps revamp

TV and internet services contributed to a sharp decline in revenues for Denmark’s TDC in the first half of this year, with sales dropping by 5.9% to DKK8.041 billion. EBITDA also dropped ­– by 2.8% ­– to DKK3.273 billion. The operator’s TV base continued to decline, with a decline in demand for antenna upgrades and […]

Denmark’s Norlys opens fibre net out to all providers

Danish energy utility and broadband service provider Norlys, owner of the Stofa cable network, is to open its entire fibre network to third-party providers via the country’s OpenNet platform. Following the opening up of networks in northern and central Jutland a year ago, the company has already opened the fibre network previously operated by SE, […]

TDC’s YouSee to launch OTT streaming app with multiple services

Danish telco and cable operator TDC’s YouSee cable arm is to launch a new streaming service that aggregates TV channels and other streaming offerings in a single app that can be accessed on any network. Separately, YouSee has added TV2 Play, the subscription streaming service from publicly-owned channel TV2, to its Bland Self offering. The […]

Altibox to move to cloud SaaS security with Verimatrix

Nordic service provider Altibox, which operates in Norway and Denmark, is to migrate its content security framework into content security specialist Verimatrix’s software-as-a-service-based Secure Cloud infrastructure. Altibox is using the SaaS model to host Verimatrix Multi-DRM as well as its existing Verimatrix-supplied VCAS for IPTV content security technology. Scheduled to be rolled out this year, […]

TDC hit by loss of pay TV customers

Danish telco and cable operator TDC was hit by the loss of pay TV subscribers in the first quarter, contributing to a 4.1% reduction in revenue and a 2% drop in EBITDA. In the first quarter of 2020, TDC Group’s revenue decreased by 4.1% or DKK 178 million (€23.8 million) to DKK 4,126 million, when […]

Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital combine as Allente

The merger of Viasat Consumer, Nordic Entertainment’s (NENT Group) satellite pay TV and streaming business, with Canal Digital, Telenor Group’s satellite pay TV operation, into a new joint venture company has been completed, with the combined company given the name Allente. Completion of the agreement follows the approval of the EC at the end of […]

Waoo taps Verimatrix for content security

Danish service provider Waoo has tapped content security specialist Verimatrix to secure its streaming TV service. Waoo, which provides internet, streaming TV and telephony over fibre, has chosen Verimatrix VCAS for IPTV conditional access, Verimatrix Multi-DRM and Verimatrix Analytics to secure its content, all as software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. The cloud-based VCAS content and revenue security […]

Nordic Entertainment extends Danish Champions League rights

Nordic streaming, free and pay TV provider Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has extended its grip on exclusive Danish rights to UEFA Champions League football until the end of the 2023-24 season. NENT Group has also acquired the exclusive rights to the UEFA Europa League and the new Europa Conference League in Sweden, Norway and […]

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