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TV growth provides bright spot for beleaguered Telia

Nordic and Baltic region telecom provider Telia said a strong TV performance in its Sweden contributed to overall growth in its domestic market in the third quarter. Telia had 1.671 million TV customers at the end of the quarter, up 14,000 on the previous quarter and up 68,000 year-on-year. The operator had 752,000 subscribers in […]

TeliaSonera sees TV base grow

Nordic telco TeliaSonera saw its Swedish and international TV numbers edge up in the final quarter of last year, with TV customers in Sweden rising from 713,000 to 730,000 quarter-on-quarter, and international TV subscribers rising from 890,000 to 900,000. Only in Finland did TeliaSonera see a decline in its TV base, with numbers falling from […]

Lattelecom passes TV subscriber milestone

Latvian telco Lattelecom has passed the milestone of 200,000 TV customers. The 200,000th customer, Kristers Grečs, received a free TV from Lattelecom chairman Juris Gulbis at Lattelecom’s customer service centre in Liepājā, the country’s third largest city. Lattelecom’s owner TeliaSonera controls the leading telcos in all three Baltic States. In Estonia, Elion reported 171,000 TV customers […]

Dusk! extends Estonian reach

Estonian cable operator STV has added female-focused adult channel Dusk! to its TV line-up. Dusk! will be part of STV’s adult package, available to subscribers for €4.99 a month. Dusk! is already available on the TV service of TeliaSonera-owned Elion, the leading telco in Estonia. The Netherlands-based channel is available to about 40 million homes […]

TeliaSonera grows TV base and ARPU

TeliaSonera increased its TV base by modest amounts across most of the territories in which it is active in the second quarter, taking it to 1.586 million by the end of June, up from 1.572 million in March and up from 1.496 million a year ago. In Sweden the telco added 8,000 homes in the […]

New movie channels tap Levira for playout

Estonia-based transmission services provider Levira has struck an agreement with Kids Network Television to provide playout and distribution for two new linear channels – Filmzone and Filmzone – from July 15. Kids Network Television operates the Kidszone channel, aimed at 4-14 year-olds and dedicated for the Baltic market. The service was launched in 2013 in […]

Eesti Telecom taps PlayBox for channel playout

TeliaSonera-owned Estonian telco Eesti Telecom has chosen PlayBox Technology to provide a playout system for four new broadcast channels in Tallinn. PlayBox’s system will be used to control the branding, scheduling and delivery of the four channels in three separate countries. The company is providing its AirBox content playout and streaming system, TitleBox graphics engine […]

TeliaSonera sees TV growth

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has seen modest growth in TV numbers across the territories in which it operates in the first quarter.  TeliaSonera had 701,000 TV subscribers in Sweden at the end of the first quarter, up 4,000 on the previous quarter. In Finland, the operator had 493,000 TV subscribers, up from 481,000 in December, while […]

TeliaSonera sees TV growth across markets

Nordic telco TeliaSonera grew its TV base across most of its markets during the final quarter of 2014.  TeliaSonera had 697,000 TV customers in its major market, Sweden, at the end of last year, up 8.7% on the figure for December 2013. TeliaSonera added 16,000 TV customers in the final quarter of the year, along […]

Food Network and Fine Living launch on Estonia’s Elion TV

Channel provider Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched its Food Network and Fine Living networks through Estonian telco service provider Elion.  Food Network and Fine Living will each launch on Elion’s TV service on January 1, giving Elion the full Scripps Networks International channel portfolio. Food Network SD and Fine Living will join Travel […]

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