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Finland’s DNA claims victory in DVB-T2 legal battle

Finnish service provider DNA has won a legal victory in its protracted dispute with public broadcaster Yle over the latter’s procurement of digital-terrestrial distribution services. Finland’s market court has prohibited Yle from continuing with its current procurement procedure, which DNA has alleged is against Finnish law. DNA filed a complaint last year that Yle’s procurement […]

Finland’s DNA to sell Viaplay direct to subscribers

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), the soon-to-be-split-off broadcast and streaming arm of Modern Times Group (MTG), has agreed a deal with Finish cable and pay TV operator DNA to include NENT’s Viaplay streaming service in DNA’s TV offering. DNA will become the first telecom operator in Finland to offer Viaplay to customers as a separate subscription. […]

DNA welcomes delay in DVB-T2 plan as dispute rumbles on

Finnish telecom operator, broadcaster and digital-terrestrial TV platform provider DNA has welcomed a delay by the country’s broadcasters in migrating to DVB-T2 transmission standard, which it said would be “positive for consumers”. “The decision by domestic TV companies to move the schedule is a good solution for consumers. It makes sense to take account of […]

DNA adds Nordisk Film titles to Vuokraamo rental store

Finnish telco and broadcaster DNA has added the catalogue of Nordisk Film to its DNA TV Vuokraamo movie rental store. Nordisk Film titles are now available to DNA Vuokraamo users in HD quality. Titles available include premieres on Nordisk Film include Varasto 2, Suomen hauskin mies, Beirut: City of Spiesand Escape Plan 2. New premiere movies can […]

Finland’s DNA and Yle at loggerheads over DVB-T2 transition

Finnish service provider, broadcaster and digital-terrestrial transmission services provider DNA and the country’s public broadcaster Yle have become embroiled in a legal dispute that Yle says could delay the transition of the Finnish digital-terrestrial network to DVB-T2, enabling migration to an HD service. DNA has filed a complaint with the country’s commercial court over the […]

DNA casts light on Finnish viewing habits

Some 44% of Finns watch TV for at least one hour a day, with 22% spending over two hours a day glued to their screens, according to a digital lifestyle study by cable, telecom and broadcast group DNA. According to the study, 32% of Finnish viewers reported seeing an increased amount of TV content thanks […]

DNA agrees deal to continue airing Discovery channels

Finnish telco, cable and digital-terrestrial pay TV operator DNA has struck a deal with Discovery to continue airing the Discovery and Eurosport channels following the carriage terms dispute between the pair at the end of last year. The deal means that DNA will continue to distribute Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery HD Showcase, Discovery Science, […]

Finland’s DNA latest to threaten dropping Discovery

Finnish cable and digital-terrestrial pay TV operator DNA has said it could drop Discovery’s channels on January 1 after being unable to meet the factual channel’s demand for higher distribution fees. DNA said it will drop SD and HD versions of Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery HD Showcase, Discovery Science, Discovery World, Investigation Discovery, Eurosport […]

DNA adds new HD channels to cable offering

Finnish telco and pay TV operator DNA has added two HD channels to its cable TV offering. DNA has added commercial broadcaster MTV’s Sub and AVA channels in HD to its cable offering, while MTV3 HD is now available free-to-air for the first time. All three channels can now be viewed via DNA’s cable network […]

Canal Digital adopts Android TV for next-generation service

Telenor-owned Nordic pay TV provider Canal Digital is to develop a next-generation TV service based on the Android TV platform, joining the growing number of operators adopting Google’s technology to deliver advanced services. Representatives of Canal Digital delivered a presentation as part of the Google Android TV Summit at the IBC show in Amsterdam a […]

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