Teracom sells Boxer Denmark to Stofa owner

Energy group SE, the owner of Danish cable operator Stofa, has agreed to acquire digital-terrestrial pay TV outfit Boxer Denmark from its Swedish owner Teracom. The deal means that SE will acquire Boxer TV’s 280,000 customers in the country, strengthening its position in the pay TV market. SE Group president Niels Duedahl said that the […]

Al Jazeera makes DVB-T2 transition as Sweden begins 700MHz clearance

Al Jazeera has started broadcasting in the DVB-T2 format and in MPEG-4 on the Boxer TV digital-terrestrial platform in Sweden as network operator Teracom begins the process of clearing the 700MHz band. Al Jazeera will broadcast in parallel in DVB-T and MPEG-4 during the transitional period ahead of the clearance of the 700MHz band in […]

Horse & Country TV launching on Boxer in Sweden

UK-based equestrian-themed channel Horse & Country TV will begin broadcasting on the Swedish digital-terrestrial network on March 1 as part of the Boxer pay TV service’s line-up of channels. Horse & Country TV will take over the terrestrial slot vacated by equestrian channel Horse 1, which has ceased broadcasting on the network. Horse & Country […]

Turner closes three channels in Nordic markets

Turner Broadcasting is closing three of its channels in the Nordic market from tomorrow. Turner told local press in May that its decision to pull the channels, owned via Nordic subsidiary Nonstop Television, reflected changes in demand among the TV audience in the region and that in the future the company would focus on fewer […]

SVT adds two regional channels

Swedish public broadcaster SVT is launching two new regional channels on the country’s digital-terrestrial network, adding to the 19 regional offshoots it currently operates.  The two new channels, SVT Helsingborg and SVT Sodertalje, will air local content in the mornings and evenings. SVT is also changing the names of a number of its existing regional […]

Boxer launches multiscreen service, taps Norigin Media for platform

Teracom-owned Nordic digital-terrestrial pay TV service Boxer has launched its previously announced multiscreen service, providing live TV and VoD across Sweden and Denmark. The new Boxer Play TV streaming service includes a variety of live channels and VOD subscription packs. Teracom has tapped Norway-based technology provider Norigin Media to provide the multiscreen apps to support […]

SVT adds two channels to HD DTT offering

Swedish public broadcaster SVT has signed a six-year deal with transmission services provider Teracom to distribute its existing channels plus two additional services in HD on the country’s terrestrial network. The deal will see Teracom continue to transmit SVT’s channels SVT1 and SVT2 on its network, along with two additional services, Barnkanalen/SVT24 and Kunskapskanalen (Knowledge […]

Teracom selects Thomson to deliver HEVC-encoded UHD content

Swedish infrastructure and technical solutions provider, Teracom, has selected a number of Thomson Video Networks solutions to deliver HEVC-encoded Ultra HD video over DVB-T2. Teracom is using Thomson’s ViBE VS7000 video system, NetProcessor 9030/40 multiplexer, and Sapphire MPEG stream server to demonstrate a complete transmission chain for DVB-T2 delivery of HEVC-encoded video. “By deploying state-of-the-art […]

Al Jazeera launches in Sweden

Al Jazeera has launched in Sweden as part of the Teracom-backed Boxer digital-terrestrial TV platform.  Al Jazeera’s English-languagte version has secured a licence from the Swedish Broadcasting Authority and the channel will air 24 hours a day on Channel 38. “The granting of this licence by the Swedish Broadcasting Authority is an endorsement of the […]

Teracom posts mixed results

Swedish broadcast infrastructure and pay TV provider Teracom has posted mixed results for the first half of the year, with revenue growing marginally from SEK1.934 billion (€224 million) to SEK1.941 billion and operating income rowing from SEK202 million to SEK309 million. Teracom reported some improvement at Boxer Denmark, which contributed to the improved operating profit. […]