YouSee MD out in company restructure

The managing director of Danish cable operator YouSee, Niels Breining, is stepping down, after his position was cut in a restructure by the firm’s telco parent company TDC. TDC said the reorganisation is designed to “strengthen brands and customer experience” and will result in YouSee being incorporated into TDC’s consumer business unit, which is headed […]

YouSee sees music streaming users triple after app launch

The number of users of Danish cable operator YouSee’s music streaming service has tripled since the launch of the service as an app and is now close to 120,000, according to the company. YouSee launched YouSee Musik as an app on January 7, making streaming music available via apps on Apple and Android devices. The […]

Illegal video consumption on the wane in Denmark

Danes who consume movies and TV series illegally have begun to do it less often, with legal consumption growing, according to a study of internet users’ habits for cable operator YouSee. According to the study, 36% of those who admit to streaming or downloading movies illegally said they did it less now than a year […]

YouSee merging with MVNO Onfone

Danish cable operator YouSee is to merge with mobile operator Onfone, an MVNO also owned by YouSee’s parent company TDC, enabling it to offer entertainment services across mobile as well as fixed-line devices. The merger will be formalised in the New Year. Both companies will continue to operate under their own brands, with Onfone founder […]

YouSee to offer mobile services following Onfone merger

Danish service provider TDC is to merge its cable TV outfit YouSee with its mobile operator Onfone. The move will see YouSee marketing mobile telephony service as part of its offering, although the Onfone brand will remain. The merger will take place next year. TDC said its decision was aimed at offering “seamlessly integrated household […]

YouSee handles customer losses

Danish cable operator YouSee increased third quarter revenues despite rising content costs and the loss of two housing customers. The operator posted revenues of DKK1.13 million (€150 million), up 6.7% year-on-year. That is despite losing 8,000 housing association customers and being hit by increased content costs due to regulatory defined payments for TV2. The operator […]

BBC Knowledge joins YouSee

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, has signed a deal with YouSee to bring BBC Knowledge to the Danish cable network. The international factual channel that airs series including Dragons’ Den, Dangerous Roads, Top Gear and Who Do You Think You Are? has been added to YouSee’s medium and full digital […]

Sweden’s Filmnet launches, Denmark’s YouBio to follow

A new subscription over-the-top TV services launched in the Nordic region at the end of last week, with another set to follow. Filmnet, the subscription VOD service backed by pay TV channels provider C More and broadcaster TV4 Group, launched in its beta version. Filmnet offers movies from C More, which recently signed new deals […]

YouSee to launch OTT service in coming weeks

Danish cable operator YouSee will launch its OTT service YouBio in a month and a half’s time. The service will be available on its own network as well as off-net. Mathias Berg, senior vice-president, consumer, YouSee, said there were 15 other OTT services available on the market. “This is the time to embrace change and […]

YouSee to extend OTT to main screen with Netgem

Danish cable operator YouSee has selected technology from connected home specialist Netgem to bring its OTT service to TV sets. YouSee will deploy Netgem’s N7700 hybrid set-top box and middleware to deliver its services, including its OTT VOD platform, to any customer with a fixed or mobile broadband connection. The device is equipped with a […]