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YouSee TV embraces BYOD trend with Apple TV and LG launches

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC is to make its YouSee TV service available via an Apple TV app as well as its own set-top boxes, and will follow up with the launch of an app for LG smart TVs. Jacob Mortensen, managing director of YouSee, said that the operator’s customers “should be able to […]

Telia to acquire Bonnier Broadcasting

Nordic telecom operator Telia has struck a deal to take control of Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4 and Nordic pay TV channel provider C More for SEK9.2 billion (€890 million). Telia said the move was in line with the strategy adopted by the Board in 2014 to create a new Telia Company […]

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, […]

TDC Group reorganises in Denmark

TDC Group is due to establish two new business units in Denmark as the company, under new owner Macquarie, aims to pursue investments in Danish infrastructure and digitisation. The new divisions, which are due to be established on August 1, will be: a unit focusing on network and digital infrastructure called NetCo; and a unit […]

TDC names new chairman

Danish telecom and cable group TDC has named Bert Nordberg as chairman. Nordberg has been chairman of Vestas since 2012 and also serves on a number of boards including those of Electrolux, Saab Group, Skandinaviska Cellulosa and Essify. Nordberg was also CEO of Sony Ericsson from 2009-12. At TDC he replaces Mike Parton, who has […]

TDC CEO to quit as Macquarie acquisition signals change in direction

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC’s CEO Pernille Erenbjerg is to leave the company after a transitional period, with Mike Parton appointed as temporary chairman of the company. Parton is currently chairman of Tele2, where he led the successful merger of the Swedish mobile group with cable operator Com Hem. He said following the conclusion […]

TDC TV hit by changing viewing habits

Danish telco and cable operator TDC says that its Q1 performance was hit by changing viewing habits and the decline of live TV services. Subscribers dropped by 76,000 year-on-year to reach 1.281 million at the end of March. TV revenue fell by 3.5% to DKK1.019 billion (€137 million) despite a price increase in January that […]

YouSee launches comedy channel as it invests further in content

TDC Group-owned Danish cable TV service provider YouSee is launching an own-branded comedy channel that will feature the work of some Denmark’s most popular comedians. The channel, YouSee Comedy, launches today, and will include both homegrown programmes and shows from abroad, including BBC 3 comedy This Country. The channel will feature the work of established […]

YouSee teams up with TV2 for 4K UHD World Cup channel

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee cable arm has teamed up with national commercial broadcaster TV2 is provide 4K UHD coverage of the national team’s first fixture in the forthcoming World Cup final in Russia following its rollout of the first 4K set-tops to its base in January. The Denmark v Peru match in Saransk on June […]

Modern Times Group to split in two

Modern Times Group (MTG) is to split in two, with its free and pay TV and studio activities folded into a separate company with its own stock market listing, leaving MTG itself to focus on eSports and digital video content. Nordic Entertainment Group will comprise MTG’s current Nordic Entertainment and MTG Studios units, as well […]

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