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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 […]

Stofa to provide content to Nord Energi customers as OpenNet initiative gains traction

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by energy group Norlys, has signed a deal with Nord Energi to enable Stofa to provide content and products to customers on the Northern Jutland energy company’s fibre network.  The move follows a decision by Nord Energi last year to open its fibre network on the OpenNet open access wholesale […]

YouSee strikes new streaming partnerships with TV2, C More

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee operation has struck a new partnership with commercial broadcaster TV2 that will see streaming service TV2 Play and the broadcaster’s new venture TV2 Sport X added to YouSee’s Bland Self combined TV and streaming offering from the start of next year. YouSee director Jacob Mortensen said: “Today we are strengthening our […]

TDC’s YouSee strikes new deal with Nordisk Film

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee arm has struck a new agreement with Nordisk Film bringing Danish movies including forthcoming Marco-effektenavailable to YouSee TV and streaming customers. In addition to Danish movies, the deal, which will come into effect next year, also gives YouSee customers wider access to international features films includes Bios, Knives Out, Chaos Walkingand […]

Denmark’s YouSee taps Media Distillery for AI-infused video-on-demand

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee cable division has tapped artificial intelligence specialist Media Distillery to help it provide an improved video-on-demand experience. Media Distillery provides an AI-based way of accurately identifying the true start times of TV programmes in order to facilitate catch-up and on-demand programming. Using real-time analysis across multiple channels, EPG Correction from Media […]

Nordic Entertainment secures exclusive women’s football rights

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has acquired the exclusive Nordic rights to top-division women’s football from England, Germany and France. Over 100 women’s football matches will be shown live on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service every year until 2022, with selected games broadcast on NENT Group’s free TV channels. NENT has also secured the Nordic rights […]

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