Swedish terrestrial pay-TV platform Boxer has today launched two packages of HD channels onto the digital terrestrial system. The channels will use MPEG-4/T2. At launch Boxer will have an estimated 70% household coverage, the highest of any of the T2 launches to date.
Teracom’s acquisition of the Finnish PlusTV business paid dividends for the transmission company’s pay-TV division in the first quarter.
Teracom has named Stephan Guiance as the head of the transmission company’s Swedish operations.
Per Norman, the CEO of Swedish DTT pay platform Boxer, is to step down as part of a restructuring by the Teracom Group. His place will be taken by Crister Fritzson, adding to his responsibilities as Teracom’s Group CEO, and himself a former Boxer CEO.
Swedish transmission company Teracom has said its 2009 financials show it is on course to achieve its goal of becoming a player in the European TV market.
Boxer, the digital terrestrial pay-TV platform for Sweden, will launch its sixth multiplex today (December 1), adding the new channels Showtime, Star, TV 7, BBC World News and Disney XD.
Nordic DTT operation Boxer has announced plans to add broadband and telephony to its DTT pay services. Boxer Trippel will be launched across Sweden from early 2010.
Jyri Ratia is to become the new CEO of PlusTV. The former Swelcom executive will take control of Finland’s pay-DTT operation in January.
Key local and international channels form the basis of the line-up for Boxer’s DTT pay packages for the Danish market, it was announced today.
Scandinavian DTT platform Boxer is continuing to suffer in the highly competitive pay-TV market.