Danish groups to merge to create TV and broadband powerhouse

The boards of Danish energy company SE, the owner of cable operator Stofa and digital-terrestrial TV operator Boxer Denmark, and another regional energy provider Eniig have approved the proposed merger of the pair to create a new group, Norlys, which will become the country’s largest combined energy and telecom group passing about one million TV […]

Denmark’s Stofa taps Irdeto for Android box security

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by energy company SE, has tapped Irdeto to provide its Cloaked CA content security  system to deliver content through the operator’s new Android set-top boxes. Stofa’s introduction of a Kaon Media-produced Android TV box will give subscribers access to its own range of services as well as access to the […]

Teracom sells Boxer Denmark to Stofa owner

Energy group SE, the owner of Danish cable operator Stofa, has agreed to acquire digital-terrestrial pay TV outfit Boxer Denmark from its Swedish owner Teracom. The deal means that SE will acquire Boxer TV’s 280,000 customers in the country, strengthening its position in the pay TV market. SE Group president Niels Duedahl said that the […]

Stofa CEO takes on wider role

Ole Fruekilde Madsen, the CEO of Danish cable operator Stofa, is to take on a role with utility parent company SE as head of corporate communications and development. Fruekilde Madsen will retain his Stofa role. The cable operator and its parent are becoming more closely integrated and the appointment is part of that overall strategy […]

ProSiebenSat.1 Media to become a ‘European Company’

ProSiebenSat.1 Media is due to convert itself into a European Company in order to establish “stronger international alignment” for its digital business. ProSiebenSat.1 said that it expects the conversion to take place next summer, following a shareholder meeting to decide on the matter next May. It said this will not affect the rights of its […]

New CEO for Stofa as SE completes integration

Danish cable operator Stofa has named Ole Fruekilde Madsen as its new CEO following its acquisition by energy group SE.  Madsen has been head of SE’s energy and climate division for the past three and a half years. His appointment marks the unification of Stofa and SE under a single management structure combining all residential, […]