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 names exec to lead next-generation TV development

Danish cable operator Stofa has named Kristian Lundgren as head of development with responsibility for developing Stofa’s next-generation TV system. Lundgren’s department is also responsible for the development of Stofa’s smart TV platform, no-contract à la carte TV offering MitTv. It will also be responsible for the group’s Apple and Android TV apps, with a […]

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 […]

Stofa adds Viasat Ultra HD to content line-up

Danish cable operator Stofa has made Modern Times Group (MTG)-owned Viasat Broadcasting’s Ultra HD channel, which was launched on in September available to its viewers. Stofa is making Viasat Ultra HD available via its Extra Channel, used to trial services. The UHD channel will be added to the cable operator’s 3 package from January 1. […]

Stofa moves HQ to Aarhus

Danish cable operator Stofa is to move its HQ to Aarhus, Jutland’s principal city, where parent company SE is also based. Stofa will from next spring move 400 positions to its new HQ in premises formerly occupied by fashion group Bestseller. The cable operator will close down a smaller facility it already operates in northern […]

Switzerland tops Netflix’s July ISP Speed Index

Switzerland’s ImproWare was the fastest internet service provider in Europe in July with average monthly speeds of 4.30 Mbps, according to Netflix’s ISP Speed Index. The monthly report found that Austria was the second fastest European internet market with Liwest providing average speeds of 4.21 Mbps. The service provider overtook Kabelplus as the fastest operator […]

Stofa signs new deal for Aalborg

Danish cable operator Stofa has struck a new partnership with AN-TV, the community antenna cable network operator for the city of Aalborg. The pair have agreed a long-term cooperation deal whereby Stofa will supply TV services and high-speed broadband to Aalborg residents and busiensses over the AN-TV cable network. The pair have already collaborated over […]

Com Hem names new CTO

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has named Thomas Helbo as its new chief technology officer. Helbo was previously CTO of Danish operator Stofa and serves as chairman of the Danish Consumer Electronics Association. Com Hem’s previous technology chief, Henri Caddeo, was in December named as the new CTO of Bonnier Broadcasting, the restructured umbrella company […]

Stofa strategic business development chief resigns

Danish cable operator Stofa’s director of strategic business development Kim Falkenhard has resigned from the company. Falkenard, who has been with Stofa since 2012, was initially responsible for housing association sales and negotiations with content suppliers, and went on to head up strategy and development. Falkenhard’s responsibilities will be handled henceforth by the operator’s CEO, […]

Stofa to offer broadband without TV to customers

Danish cable operator Stofa is to offer a broadband-only option to subscribers from the fourth quarter. The launch will follow Stofa’s decision to offer à la carte TV service Stofa TitTV from next year, where viewers will only pay for channels they want to watch on a month-by-month basis. Stofa says it has been restricted […]