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Boxer Denmark debuts streaming for sports and non-sports fans

Boxer Denmark, the digital-terrestrial pay TV operation owned by energy company Norlys through its Stofa cable TV arm, has launched a two-pronged streaming offering, with services targeted at sports fans and non-sports fans respectively. Boxer Streaming bundles broadband acess with three Danish streaming services – publicly-owned broadcaster TV2’s TV2 Play, Discovery’s Dplay and Nordic Entertainment-owned […]

Denmark’s Norlys opens fibre net out to all providers

Danish energy utility and broadband service provider Norlys, owner of the Stofa cable network, is to open its entire fibre network to third-party providers via the country’s OpenNet platform. Following the opening up of networks in northern and central Jutland a year ago, the company has already opened the fibre network previously operated by SE, […]

Denmark’s Stofa to take control of Aalborg antenna association

Danish cable operator Stofa is to take control of operational activities and customer relationships of Aalborg region antenna association AN-TV. In a sign that the structure of the distribution business in the country is changing, with the development of streaming and intense competition in the market, the antenna association’s management body voted to pass ownership […]

Stofa finally launches Android TV box, signs new deal with HBO Nordic

Danish cable operator Stofa has finally launched its long-awaited Android TV-based set-top and has signed a new partnership agreement to include HBO Nordic in its TV offering. Stofa said that the new Stofa TV box, the launch of which had taken considerably longer than expected, would gather all its entertainment services, including streaming services as […]

Stofa to provide content to Nord Energi customers as OpenNet initiative gains traction

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by energy group Norlys, has signed a deal with Nord Energi to enable Stofa to provide content and products to customers on the Northern Jutland energy company’s fibre network.  The move follows a decision by Nord Energi last year to open its fibre network on the OpenNet open access wholesale […]

Nordic Entertainment secures Viaplay with Danish cable leaders

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), the soon-to-be-split-off entertainment arm of Modern Times Group, has extended its distribution agreements with Danish cable operators YouSee and Stofa. The renewed partnerships include NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service and TV3 channels. NENT said the agreements reflect its strategic focus on distribution deals that broaden the reach of its streaming services and broadcast […]

Stofa taps Arris for groundbreaking Remote-PHY deployment

Technology giant Arris and Danish cable operator Stofa are collaborating to deploy what they describe as one of the largest Remote-PHY (R-PHY) networks in the world in record time. The network upgrade leans on Arris R-PHY nodes to deliver Gigabit service across Stofa’s footprint in Aarhus, Denmark. According to Arris, its R-PHY technology enables Stofa […]

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 […]

WiFi key to delivering 1Gbps services, say cable technologists

Ensuring that in-home WiFi networks are optimally configured will be key to delivering meaningful 1Gpbs services, but providing 1Gbps will likely remain essentially a marketing tool rather than something consumers actually need for the foreseeable future, according to a panel of technologists at a cable technology event in London this morning. Speaking at the Cable […]

TV2 launches TV Play on Stofa and Boxer 

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has entered into a strategic partnership with cable operator Stofa and its digital-terrestrial pay TV subsidiary Boxer to extend access to TV2 Play, the broadcaster’s on-demand service, to 150,000 homes.  Over the next few months, some 150,000 Boxer and Stofa households, representing an audience of about 300,000 people, will be able […]

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