Canal Digital is continuing to suffer subscriber erosion while maintaining revenues from its existing base.
Canal Digital is upgrading its customer offer in Norway with improvements in broadband speeds and new entertainment services.
Canal Digital and TV2 have signed a new distribution agreement, six months after the start of the dispute saw the channels pulled from Norway’s cable network.
Canal Digital Danmark is adding two more HD channels at the end of April, Eurosport 2 HD and Travel Channel HD. This will bring the platform’s total HD channels to over 20. Eurosport 2’s programming includes live Bundesliga matches from Germany.
Canal Digital lost 3,000 DTH subscribers in Q4 2012 as revenues from sales to Danish housing associations hit revenues.
Canal Digital has maintained its hold on SBS content with a new three-year deal for exclusive rights to SBS’s satellite TV channels in the Nordic countries.
Canal Digital Kabel TV has made a new offer to TV2 over the carriage of the Norwegian commercial network’s thematic channels.
Nordic DTH operator Canal Digital has announced plans to launch a hybrid satellite and over-the-top platform using a series of technologies provided by NDS.
Canal Digital has secured its best quarter since autumn 2008. In the mature Scandinavian market the Telenor-owned operator lost just 2,000 DTH subscribers while achieving a 20% growth in its EBITDA from a series of cost measures.
Modern Times Group CEO Hans Holger Albrecht says it is no longer interested in a merger or takeover of Nordic DTH rival Canal Digital.