Telenor Satellite

Intelsat and Telenor Satellite expand 4K UHD TV

Intelsat and Norway-based Telenor Satellite are extending their partnership at the 1° West orbital slot to expand 4K UHD channel distribution to Nordic and Central Eastern European countries, and directly into the homes of nearly 18 million Pay TV households in the region. Intelsat and Telenor Satellite are introducing new 4K/UHD channels, beginning with NASA TV and […]

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 Satellite extends deal with UPC DTH

Telenor Satellite has extended its satellite distribution agreement with UPC DTH, the Liberty Global-owned DTH pay TV operator for central and eastern Europe. According to Telenor, the new agreement is a long term multi-transponder agreement, which will continue to provide UPC DTH with satellite capacity for its broadcast traffic on the Thor 5, Thor 6 […]

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 […]

Continued subscriber decline for Canal Digital

Telenor’s Canal Digital DTH pay TV unit saw continued decline of its subscriber base in the second quarter, dropping from 920,000 in March to 915,000 in June.  Canal Digital saw revenues slip slightly in the second quarter, down from NOK1.119 billion (€134 million) to NOK1.109 billion. Overall, Telenor Broadcast, of which Canal Digital is a […]