Telenor Broadcast


Telenor Broadcast sees revenues slide as Canal Digital losses hit home

Nordic telco Telenor’s broadcast division saw its revenues slide by 4% in the second quarter, with pay TV service Canal Digital losing 12,000 customers, double the number of quarterly losses than for the same period last year. Canal Digital turned in revenues of NOK1.057 billion for the quarter, down from NOK1.134 billion. A solid performance […]

Canal Digital decline weighs on Telenor Broadcast performance

A strong performance by Telenor Satellite and stable numbers from digital-terrestrial transmission unit Norkring could not compensate Telenor Broadcast for an accelerating rate of loss of pay TV outfit Canal Digital’s subscribers in the fourth quarter, according to the Nordic telco. Canal Digital lost 13,000 customers in the quarter to December, over double the 6,000 […]

Canal Digital grows revenues and profit but loses more subs

Norwegian telco Telenor’s pay TV unit Canal Digital turned in increased revenues and profits for the first quarter of the year, although the outfit continued to lose subscribers. Canal Digital posted revenues of NOK1.134 billion (€118 million) for the quarter, up from NOK1.099 billion for the same period in 2017. Canal Digital’s EBITDA increased from […]

Telenor Broadcast hit by analogue radio shut-down

Telenor Broadcast’s top-line for the third quarter was hit by the shutting down of FM broadcasting in Norway and the impact of the conversion of a wholesale contract for satellite capacity that was converged into a financial lease in the second quarter. In January, Norway became the first country to shut down national analogue radio […]

Telenor sees Broadcast revenues slip

Norwegian telecom operator Telenor’s broadcast unit saw a 1% decline in revenues in the second quarter caused by currency effects, but grew EBITDA. Declines in its Canal Digital pay TV unit and Telenor Satellite were partly offset by growth at its Norkring domestic transmission services unit. Telenor Broadcast posted revenues of NOK1.547 billion (€165 million) […]

Telenor Broadcast sees fall in revenue

Telenor Broadcast has seen a sharp reduction in revenue in the first quarter compared with 2016 thanks in large part to the one-off positive impact of a settlement related to transmission unit Norkring in Q1 2016. However, pay TV unit Canal Digital and Telenor Satellite Broadcasting also saw their revenues dip. Overall, Telenor Broadcast posted […]

Telenor Broadcast sees in tough final quarter

Norwegian telco Telenor’s Broadcast arm had a poor fourth quarter, with revenues down 6% year-on-year and EBITDA down 12%, hit by a currency impact on pay TV unit Canal Digital’s revenues and changes in its sport offering in Norway. Canal Digital DTH revenues fell by 6% to NOK1.098 billion (€124 million). EBITDA was down 22% […]

Canal Digital boost for Telenor Broadcast despite subs decline

Telenor’s Canal Digital pay TV arm saw subscribers drop by 7,000 in the second quarter to reach 870,000. Canal Digital posted revenues of NOK1.165 billion (€124 million), up from NOK1.121 million thanks to currency effects. Overall, Telenor Broadcast posted revenues of NOK1.561 billion, up from NOK1.518 billion, while EBITDA rose to NOK512 million from NOK480 […]

Mixed results for Telenor Broadcast

Currency movements and price increases at Canal Digital helped lift Telenor Broadcast’s revenue and operating profit for the fourth quarter of last year, with the unit’s revenues growing from NOK1.55 billion (€160 million) to NOK1.6 billion for the period and operating profit rising from NOK310 million to NOK336 million. Full year revenues fell however, dropping […]

Canal Digital agrees channels deal with Turner

Nordic pay TV platform Canal Digital has agreed a new carriage deal for Turner’s channels. The deal gives Canal Digital continued carriage of the CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network and Boomerang, Canal Digital services. The new agreement also covers a swathe of archive and fresh content from the Turner channels that the pay TV platform can […]