Canal Digital adopts Android TV for next-generation service

Telenor-owned Nordic pay TV provider Canal Digital is to develop a next-generation TV service based on the Android TV platform, joining the growing number of operators adopting Google’s technology to deliver advanced services. Representatives of Canal Digital delivered a presentation as part of the Google Android TV Summit at the IBC show in Amsterdam a […]

YouSee rewarding multi-play customers with flexible benefits

TDC-owned multi-play service YouSee has unveiled a new packaging structure designed to provide more flexibility and a wider range of options for customers. Dubbled YouSee More, the offering will enable multi-play customers to mix and match a variety of TV options and other services as they choose. Customers that take two out of the three […]

YouSee launches Android TV app for multi-room and second-home viewing

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC/YouSee has launched a YouSee Android app as a multi-room service for Danish homes with a YouSee set-top. The app will enable YouSee customers to stream their TV content to other rooms in the house, or to their holiday homes, via retail Android TV devices. The telco said the app […]

Viacom joins SVOD race with Paramount+ launch

Viacom Media Networks International is joining the race among major international content players to develop their own subscription video-on-demand services with the launch of Paramount+ in the Nordic region. The new service will hold the rights to the first pay TV window for paramount Pictures’ new movies releases along with a range of catalogue films […]

Discovery expands Nordic distribution

Discovery is expanding its Nordic footprint after agreeing new deals with TDC-owned cable operators YouSee in Denmark and Get in Norway. Discovery said the YouSee deal will allow 1.3 million Danish households to gain access to Kanal 4, Kanal 5 and 6, Eurosport and other Discovery-owned channels. The new distribution deal with Get includes TV […]

TDC finds TV going tough as competition bites

Danish telco TDC saw a net loss of 4,000 TV customers in Denmark in the third quarter as a result of cord-cutting by residential customers. TDC had 1.386 million Danish TV subscribers at the end of September, of whom 31.7% took an entry level package only. TV revenue was flat over the first nine months […]

TDC taps Vlavi for DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade

Denmark’s TDC Group has tapped Vlavi – formerly JDSU – to provide field-testing equipment for the upgrade of its network to support DOCSIS 3.1 services. Vlavi will provide its OneExpert ONX-620 CATV signal analysis meter as the core of the field test platform to support a nationwide upgrade of TDC’s HFC cable network, which provides […]

Mixed TV numbers for TDC as migration to YouSee brand completed

Danish telco posted mixed results in TV in the second quarter, following its consolidation of the Danish consumer business under the YouSee brand formerly reserved for its cable network. TDC managed to increase its TV subscriber base by 5,000 in the first half of the year, thanks to the signing of a contract with a […]

Switzerland tops Netflix’s July ISP Speed Index

Switzerland’s ImproWare was the fastest internet service provider in Europe in July with average monthly speeds of 4.30 Mbps, according to Netflix’s ISP Speed Index. The monthly report found that Austria was the second fastest European internet market with Liwest providing average speeds of 4.21 Mbps. The service provider overtook Kabelplus as the fastest operator […]

YouSee extends Gigabit internet

TDC-owned Danish cable operator YouSee is launching 1Gbps broadband internet in the Copenhagen district of Vanløse. The upgrade, which will began yesterday and will be completed by June 9, will see Gigaibit internet services come to 10,000 homes in the district. The operator claims that Gigabit internet is being deployed in Denmark faster than in […]