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 […]

KPN executive named as new YouSee chief

Danish telco TDC has named Jaap Postma as senior executive vice-president of cable operator arm YouSee and a member of TDC’s executive committee. Postma is currently senior executive vice-president of the consumer division at Dutch operator KPN and has also held positions as VP of consumer producdts and VP of carrier services and regulation at […]

Mixed fortunes for Denmark’s TDC

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC saw its cable TV base decline but increase ARPU, while its smaller IPTV base grew over the full 2015 financial year. Posting full-year results TDC said that the YouSee cable base fell by 5,300 over the year as a result of both individual customers and local antenna association customers […]

TDC pledges Denmark-wide 1Gbps broadband in 2018

TDC Group has pledged to give every Danish household access to 1 Gbps superfast broadband in 2018 as part of cable network upgrade plan. Announcing its strategy for the next three years, TDC said that along with the upgrade it aims to offer 10 Mbps to “virtually all addresses in Denmark”, and 100Mbps to 70% […]

YouSee signs up for new C More Golf channel

Danish cable operator YouSee, owned by TDC, will carry a new golf channel from Nordic pay TV channel provider C More launched to coincide with its acquisition of rights to the US PGA Tour. C More Golf will launch on the platform on January 1. The service will be available as an à la carte […]

TDC hit by mobile pressure, mixed fortunes in TV

Danish telco TDC continued to suffer from competitive pressure in the Danish mobile market in the third quarter, with the performance of its TV activities failing to offset problems elsewhere. The company’s performance was anticipated and it remains on track to meet guidance, with activities outside Denmark performing relatively well. The telco did report year-on-year growth in […]

TDC sees IPTV subs rise, cable fall

Danish telco TDC saw its IPTV base rise to 271,000, up 12.4% year-on-year at the end of the second quarter. However, the group’s YouSee cable base declined by 4.4% to 1.113 million. TDC added 4,000 IPTV customers in the quarter to June, while YouSee TV customers declined by 12,000, thanks to losses both of individual […]