Norway

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

Get CEO, Gunnar Evensen

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… Read more

Accedo partners with Norway’s NRK for VoD service

TV apps specialist Accedo has partnered with Norwegian public broadcaster NRK to power its VoD service for smart TVs.  The NRK TV VoD service launches today… Read more

WWE Network gets global OTT launch

The WWE is one of six new members of the anti-piracy coalition

Over-the-top wrestling channel WWE Network has launched outside the US for the first time. The network, which sports entertainment giant WWE launched earlier this year… Read more

Dutch operators top Netflix speed list

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The Netherlands continues to provide the best viewing experience for Netflix users in terms of the amount of bandwidth available, according to the latest edition… Read more

Continued subscriber decline for Canal Digital

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Telenor’s Canal Digital DTH pay TV unit saw continued decline of its subscriber base in the second quarter, dropping from 920,000 in March to 915,000… Read more

TeliaSonera buys Tele2 Norway

Johan Dennelind

Nordic service provider TeliaSonera has bought mobile telco Tele2’s Norwegian operations for an enterprise value of SEK5.1 billion (€548 million) on a cash and debt-free… Read more

Bonnier’s TV4 Group takes full control of C More

Casten Almqvist

Bonnier, the parent company of TV4 Group, has taken full control of Nordic pay TV company C More after buying the 35% of the business… Read more

Otrum chooses WISI headend gear

Telenor-backed Norwegian hospitality industry specialist Otrum has struck a technology sales agreement with German cable TV technology specialist WISI whereby Otrum has integrated WISI’s Chameleon,… Read more

Appear TV extends F1 video processing

Video processing platforms provider Appear TV has been chosen to provide additional TV reception and distribution systems for Formula One circuits around the world. The… Read more

VoD service Planet Knowledge comes to five more European countries

Multiscreen VoD service Planet Knowledge has launched in Belgium, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden on Samsung smart TVs, tablets and smartphones. The new rollouts follows… Read more