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TDC to sell Norwegian business to Telia for €2.2bn

Danish telco TDC has agreed to sell its Norwegian business to Sweden’s Telia for NOK21 billion (€2.2 billion). TDC is selling cable operator Get and telecom subsidiary TDC Norway to Telia, leaving the Danish company to focus on its domestic operation. Telia said that the agreement would position it as a strong challenger in mobile, […]

TRT World goes live on Get platform in Norway

Turkish English-language news channel, TRT World, has gone live on Get’s cable TV platform in Norway. The network is available on channel number 101 of the electronic programming guide (EPG) and the deal expands the channel’s reach in the Scandinavian region. “TRT World is strengthening its worldwide position as a global news organisation,” said Roch […]

TDC hit by cord-cutting as it moves to new TV strategy

Danish telco and cable operator TDC was hit hard by cord-cutting in its home market in the third quarter, with the loss of 18,000 TV customers, adding to already significant TV losses over the previous two quarters. Revenue from TV in Denmark declined by 2.3% to DKK3.121 billion (€419 million) for the first nine months […]

Viacom joins SVOD race with Paramount+ launch

Viacom Media Networks International is joining the race among major international content players to develop their own subscription video-on-demand services with the launch of Paramount+ in the Nordic region. The new service will hold the rights to the first pay TV window for paramount Pictures’ new movies releases along with a range of catalogue films […]

ITV-backed SVOD service Curio to launch in Sweden and Norway

Factual SVOD service Curio will launch in Sweden and Norway next month after the ITV-backed service secured deals with pay TV operators in the region, DTVE‘s sister title TBI has learned. In Sweden, Curio will be on the Com Hem platform, the largest in the country, and in Norway, on GET, the second largest nationally. […]

Discovery expands Nordic distribution

Discovery is expanding its Nordic footprint after agreeing new deals with TDC-owned cable operators YouSee in Denmark and Get in Norway. Discovery said the YouSee deal will allow 1.3 million Danish households to gain access to Kanal 4, Kanal 5 and 6, Eurosport and other Discovery-owned channels. The new distribution deal with Get includes TV […]

TDC finds TV going tough as competition bites

Danish telco TDC saw a net loss of 4,000 TV customers in Denmark in the third quarter as a result of cord-cutting by residential customers. TDC had 1.386 million Danish TV subscribers at the end of September, of whom 31.7% took an entry level package only. TV revenue was flat over the first nine months […]

H2 launches on Get in Norway

Norwegian cable and IPTV provider Get will now carry factual channel H2 after extending its distribution deal with A+E Networks UK. H2 will be available free-of-charge to all Get’s customers on channel number 53 until the end of September. After that, it will be offered as an optional channel in Get’s Start and Family package, […]

Mixed TV numbers for TDC as migration to YouSee brand completed

Danish telco posted mixed results in TV in the second quarter, following its consolidation of the Danish consumer business under the YouSee brand formerly reserved for its cable network. TDC managed to increase its TV subscriber base by 5,000 in the first half of the year, thanks to the signing of a contract with a […]

TDC pledges Denmark-wide 1Gbps broadband in 2018

TDC Group has pledged to give every Danish household access to 1 Gbps superfast broadband in 2018 as part of cable network upgrade plan. Announcing its strategy for the next three years, TDC said that along with the upgrade it aims to offer 10 Mbps to “virtually all addresses in Denmark”, and 100Mbps to 70% […]

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