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 […]

DNA to launch Android 4K box

Finnish telco DNA is to become the first operator in country to launch an Android-based open ecosystem 4K-enabled box, the DNA TV-hubi. The device, which will be launched in the spring, will enable users to bring online video services to the TV as well as to watch mainstream TV channels. DNA TV-hubi’s use of the […]

Fight Sports secures carriage with DNA in Finland

Combat sports specialist CSI Sports has secured carriage for its Fight Sports HD channel with cable operator and digital-terrestrial broadcaster DNA in Finland. The deal will give DNA subscribers the opportunity to view live WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO boxing World Title events, Championship Kickboxing, K-1, Mixed Martial Arts and combat sports-related documentary and reality […]

DNA adds Cirkus to entertainment offering

Finnish cable and telecom operator DNA has added UK ‘best-of-British’ video-on-demand service Cirkus to its entertainment line-up. Cirkus is available to all DNA TV subscribers without an additional fee until January 31 2017. From 1 February, customers will be able to order the service as part of the DNA TV service. The regular price of […]

Finland’s DNA taps Harmonic for OTT services

Finnish operator DNA has tapped Harmonic to provide it with a complete OTT solution for its DNA TV multiscreen service. Harmonic said its multiscreen processing and delivery solutions allow DNA to deliver live TV channels and VOD content to more than 200,000 subscribers on a wide range of devices. “Harmonic’s multiscreen processing and delivery solutions […]

DNA taps Teleste for DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade

Finnish cable operator DNA is tapping local technology provider Teleste to provide equipment for a DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade of its network. DNA is upgrading its network in southern Finland using Teleste’s DOCSIS 3.1-compatible 1.2GHz network products. Teleset is upgrading DNA’s network across 1,500 network sites in the southern part of the country. The upgraded network […]

Finland’s DNA strikes HD deal with Yle

Finnish operator DNA and public broadcaster Yle have struck a deal to continue the distribution of Yle’s high-definition television channels via DNA’s terrestrial network. The agreement will be valid until the end of 2026. DNA has been offering all Yle’s HD channels in its terrestrial network from January 2014. All four Yle’s HD channels can […]

DNA claims DOCSIS 3.1 speed record

Finnish cable and telecom operator DNA has claimed a European speed record for DOCSIS 3.1-based broadband as it launches the new platform. The operator said it achieved a speed of 3.055gbps at the launch of its next-generation DNA Valokuitu Plus fibre-rich cable network. DNA has said it will bring broadband speeds of up to 1Gpbs […]

DNA taps Booxmedia and Verimatrix for OTT upgrade

Finnish telco DNA has tapped Amino group-owned technology company Booxmedia and content security specialist Verimatrix to upgrade its DNA TV OTT service. Booxmedia is providing an integrated cloud-based TV platform, while Verimatrix is securing the service via its VCAS for Internet TV system. According to the parties involved, the integrated cloud-based platform will enable DNA […]

Yle expands DTT HD offering

Finnish public broadcaster Yle has made its four HD channels available via DNA’s digital-terrestrial network. Yle has made Yle Fem HD and Yle Teema HD, available to DTT viewers. The move will mean that Yle Fem HD boosts its DTT coverage while Yle Teema HD will be available on DTT for the first time. The […]