TDC to launch extensive Blockbuster-branded TVoD and EST service

Danish telco TDC plans to launch a comprehensive transactional video-on-demand and electronic sell-through service using the Blockbuster brand it acquired at the start of this year ahead of Christmas, with a much deeper range of titles than originally envisaged. Ulf Lund, TDC’s senior vice-president and digital content director, told DTVE that the operator had originally […]

On-demand boost and mixed fortunes for TDC’s TV activities

Danish telco TDC, which also operates the YouSee cable network, has seen the number of downloads of its Play on-demand app grow strongly since the launch of enhanced Play apps for both its TDC and YouSee brands on October 6. TDC reported 400,000 YouSee Play downloads since launch alongside 300,000 TDC Play downloads. The service […]

TDC to provide services over energy company’s fibre net

Danish telco TDC has signed an agreement with Energy group TRE to provide its services over the TREFOR fibre network in the Triangle region of southern Jutland and western Funen.  According to TDC, the deal marks is the first time it has struck such an agreement with an energy company the the first time the […]

YouSee launches TV everywhere offering

TDC-owned Danish cable operator YouSee has launched a TV everywhere offering under the YouSee Play brand, offering a range of content available on the the web and via apps for smartphones, PCs and tablets.  The service will make TV shows and movies, including live TV,  available on multiple screens, with startover functionality. YouSee will also […]

Denmark’s TDC buys Norwegian cable provider Get for €1.7 billion

Danish telco TDC Group has acquired Norwegian cable operator Get in a blockbuster NOK 13.8 billion (€1.67 billion) deal, which TDC says will establish it as Scandinavia’s largest cable TV firm in terms of revenue. TDC president and CEO Carsten Dilling described the deal as “TDC Group’s most significant investment in many years” and a […]

TDC and YouSee in e-book first for Denmark

Danish telco TDC and cable subsidiary YouSee are making e-books available to suscribers via their mobile phones and tablets, with payment to be integrated with their subscriptions, the first time such a service has been offered in the country. TDC has teamed up with the country’s largest e-book retailer Mofibo, which has a catalogue of […]

YouSee decline offsets TDC TV growth while TV revenues fall

Danish telco TDC’s IPTV customer base grew by 11,000 in the quarter to June, but this was offset by a net drop of 8,000 TV subs for cable unit YouSee. TV ARPU declined for both TDC/Fullrate and YouSee brands, with customers of TDC TV migrating to lower cost services and downward migrations in YouSee. As […]

YouSee boss joins TV4 as channel director

Swedish broadcaster TV4 Group has appointed the head of Danish cable operator YouSee, Mathias Berg, as its new channel director. Berg will take overall responsibility for TV4 Group’s linear and digital channels and platforms, as well as distribution, planning and business intelligence. He takes up his new role effective August 25 and report to TV4 […]

YouSee re-launches information channel

Danish cable operator YouSee is to re-launch its information channel InfoKanal, which was removed from the company’s line-up a few years ago to make room for its TV guide.  The new InfoKanal will be available in HD and in split-screen mode, enabling viewers to scan other channels while watching. The InfoKanal carries non-stop music from […]

TDC reports TV and broadband subscriber growth

Danish telco TDC reported growth in TV and broadband subscriber bases in the first quarter of 2014. Announcing its figures, the firm said that it had “satisfactory development in both EBITDA and cash flows,” but admitted that revenue “remains challenged.” “In line with our strategic plan for 2013-15, we launched a number of new products […]

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