Norlys names new fibre business sales chief

Danish service provider Norlys, which owns the Stofa cable and pay TV operator, has named Ole Andersen as the new sales director for its fibre business.  Based at Norlys’ head office in Silkeborg, he will be responsible for Norlys Fibernet’s sales activities towards 13 internet and TV service providers as well as several partnerships in […]

Stofa to lose 40,000 homes as Aarhus’ AFAA switches providers

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by utility company Norlys, is set to lose 40,000 homes in Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus, as a result of a decision by its local antenna association partner Antenneforeningen Aarhus (AFAA) to take over the local network and award the contract to supply services to alternative providers. Following a recent […]

Norlys opens up more fibre to multiple providers

Danish utility group Norlys has opened up the fibre network in the cities of Randers and Hobro in North-East Jutland following its acquisition of the networks covering the area from Verdo earlier this year. According to Norlys, the citizens of Randers and Hobro can now chose between up to 12 internet and TV service providers […]

Denmark’s Stofa moves to app TV, phasing out set-top boxes

Danish cable operator Stofa, owned by energy utility Norlys, is migrating its TV offering to a fully app-based service and is phasing out its set-top boxes. New customers for the service will be able to access it by buying either an Apple TV box or a Chromecast streaming stick. Stofa has launched a new TV […]

Denmark’s Stofa acquires AN-TV

Norlys-owned Danish cable operator Stofa has taken over ownership of local North Jutland antenna association Aalborg Nørresundby Kabel-TV (AN-TV), brining it an additional 30,000 cable TV customers. The acquisition follows a conditional agreement on full transfer of ownership of the association last year. The pair have collaborated as partners over the last 25 years, but […]

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 […]

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