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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 […]

DNA adds Netflix in 4K to Android TV box offering

Finnish cable and telecom operator DNA has struck a deal with Netflix and has added the streaming video-on-demand giant’s service to its DNA TV-hubi Android TV offering. DNA TV-hubi users can now watch Netflix programmes in 4K quality, according to DNA. Customers wishing to access shows in 4K will need a Netflix 4K subscription and […]

Finland’s DNA launches Android set-top box

Finnish service provider DNA has launched the DNA TV-hubi, its Android TV-based box that comes with Chromecast functionality built in along with access to Google apps. DNA initially announced plans to launch the box in May, becoming the first Finnish player to launch an Android-based 4K-enabled box. The box provides access to the online apps […]

DNA turns to Teleste for high-speed cable upgrade

Finnish cable operator DNA has tapped ANGA COM exhibitor Teleste to help it deliver ultra-fast internet services over its network in the southern part of the country. Teleste has completed the deployment of DOCSIS 3.1-compatible network products to a cable network upgrade project that was initiated by DNA last year. The upgrade embraces 1,500 cable […]