Tele2 names new CFO and CCO

Nordic telco Tele2 has named Charlotte Hansson as EVP Group CFO and Hendrik de Groot as EVP chief commercial Officer, Stefan Backman, EVP Group General Counsel, has meanwhile decided to leave the company. Tele2 said said the new appointments would strengthen its commercial and financial capabilities, with a special focus on convergence and online sales. […]

Key Tele2 executives to leave in September

Tele2 chief financial officer Mikael Larsson and EVP and chief commercial officer Samuel Skott are leave the company on September 1. Larsson joined Tele2 in 2018 as former CFO of Com Hem. He played an instrumental part in the merger and the integration of the two companies, including international consolidation and taking steps towards 5G, […]

Tele2 combines Tele2 and Com Hem brands to create single converged offer

Swedish service provider Tele2 has merged its Com Hem cable and Tele2 mobile brands to create a single converged identity for customers. Com Hem’s 1.7 million households will now be provided with services under the Tele2 brand. The company has said that it plans to upgrade all Com Hem home to match the fibre-based services of […]

Tele2 sees TV base and revenues decline

Swedish service provider Tele2 saw its domestic TV revenues and subscriber base decline in the course of the first quarter despite progress in migrating customer to fixed-mobile convergence offerings. Swedish digital TV end-user service revenue declined by 8%, which the company attributed to lower digital-terrestrial subs and lower revenue from premium sports packages. The company […]

Com Hem and TV4 agree new expanded deal

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem has followed up its framework agreement with Telia-owned commercial broadcaster TV4 with a comprehensive multi-year deal that will see channels TV4, Sjuan and TV12 and pay TV offering C More continue to air on the Com Hem network. The deal also provides for more channels to be added to […]

Com hem and TV4 strike new framework agreement

Following a prolonged period of uncertainty, Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and the country’s major commercial broadcaster, Telia-owned TV4 Group, have agreed a framework deal will see TV4 channels continue to be aired on the Com Hem network. Following the agreement, Com Hem customers and those of sister-digital-terrestrial network Boxer will continue to have […]

TV4 and Com Hem take extra time to secure deal

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and rival telco Telia’s TV4 Media broadcast arm have extended the deadline to strike a new distribution deal until midnight tomorrow. In a statement, the pair said they had agreed to “continue to negotiate a long-term agreement on the right to broadcast the TV4 channels and C More. A […]

Com Hem and Telia renew battle over TV4 as deadline looms

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s distribution agreement with rival Telia’s TV4 Media, which was concluded after fraught negotiations in December 2019, is set to expire on Friday without a new deal in sight, once again raising the prospect that the principal Swedish commercial broadcaster’s channels could disappear from the Com Hem line-up. “Unfortunately we […]

Tele2 chief positive on TV as revenues and subscribers drop

Sweden’s Tele2 is in “a great position to “create value and secure profitability by leveraging our potential as an innovative aggregator and distributor” in TV, despite the industry being in a “period of radical change, with domestic fights for rights to Swedish content and sports, while international players launch one play service after another”, according […]

Tele2’s Com Hem and Boxer to add Discovery’s Dplay to offering

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and digital-terrestrial pay TV sister company Boxer have agreed a new distribution deal with Discovery Networks Sweden.  From the beginning of 2021, Com Hem and Boxer will also launch Discovery streaming service Dplay to all TV customers. Any existing Com Hem TV customer who buys Dplay via the cable TV […]

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