Telenor Satellite Broadcasting


Telenor’s Canal Digital continues long, slow decline

Telenor’s Canal Digital pay TV outfit continued its long, slow decline in the second quarter. Canal Digital lost 6,000 subscribers in the three months to June, compared with a loss of 4,000 for the same quarter last year. The company now has 816,000 customers, down from 851,000 at the same point last year. Canal Digital […]

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 slows DTH decline

The rate of decline of Telenor’s DTH TV base continued to slow in the second quarter. Telenor reported 902,000 customers for its Canal Digital DTH operation at the end of June, down 3,000 quarter-on-quarter and down from 915,000 at the same time last year. DTH ARPU grew 1% year-on-year to NOK371 (€41.65). Telenor Broadcast, of […]

Telenor’s Thor 7 satellite now ready to broadcast

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting’s recently launched Thor 7 satellite has now reached its final orbital location and is ready for commercial operation. The satellite, which will provide growth capacity for broadcast and TV services in Europe – specifically in Central and Eastern Europe – completed its in-orbit testing and moved to its designated 1°West location, having […]

Mixed results for Telenor Broadcast

Telenor Broadcast saw a year-on-year fall in revenues for the first quarter of this year thanks to the impact of the sale of conditional access division Conax and lower DTH and satellite revenues. Overall, the Broadcast division saw turnover slide from NOK1.893 million to NOK1.53 million for the quarter.  Telenor Broadcast-owned DTH service Canal Digital […]