Lattelecom launches OTT Shortcut platform

Telia-owned Latvian telco Lattelecom has launched a new OTT multiscreen entertainment platform,, which it says will offer a mix of series, movies and TV channel content as well live coverage of events. Shortcut users will be able to watch about 50 TV channels live along with Shortcut Films and Premiere, offering on-demand content. International […]

Lattelecom adds TNT to offering

Telia-owned Latvia telco Lattelecom is to add Russian general entertainment channel TNT to its programming offer. Lattelecom will add TNT to its IPTV platform on July 1 as part of the Nashe Kino offering. The service will also be aired on the digital-terrestrial TV service operated by Lattelecom from July 11, taking the place of […]

Zegona out in the cold as Telia sells Yoigo stake to MásMovil

Nordic telco Telia has agreed to sell its majority stake in Spanish mobile operator Yoigo to local mobile player MásMóvil, leaving UK-based cable and telecom investor Zegona Communications out in the cold. Zegona, which owns regional cable operator Telecable, had been in exclusive negotiations with Telia to acquire its 76.6% stake but had been unable […]

Zegona yet to secure deal as Telia opens up to rival bids for Yoigo

Telia’s period of exclusive talks with UK-based cable investor Zegona Communications over the potential sale of Spanish mobile operator Yoigo has ended without a deal being struck, according to local press. Zegona, which owns Spanish Asturias region cable operator Telecable, had entered into exclusive talks with Telia to acquire Telia’s 76.6% stake in Yoigo in […]

Best of British SVoD service launches in Finland

Cirkus, the UK content SVOD service, has launched in Finland. The service has launched on the Sonera IPTV platform, which is run by Swedish/Finish telco TeliaSonera. It rolled out this week on the Finnish service and will then launch on the Telia service in Sweden in January. Cirkus is a low-cost SVOD service for pay […]

Paramount Channel launches in Sweden

Viacom International Media Networks-owned Paramount Channel has launched in Sweden.  The channel is available from today on the Swedish digital-terrestrial network as part of the Boxer pay TV service, making catalogue moves including Saving Private Ryan, Munich and Disturbia available to Swedish viewers. The linear channel’s launch will also be accompanied by a catch-up service. […]

HBO Nordic launches on Telia’s network in Sweden

Telia has become the first platform operator in the Nordic region to offer HBO, making the premium content provider’s shows available to its 500,000 TV customers one day after their original broadcast. HBO will be available via Telia’s network for SEK79 (€9.15) a month, bringing shows including Game of Thrones to Swedish viewers. The service […]

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