Com Hem continued its revenue growth into the second quarter, reporting revenues of SEK1,077 million (€114.34 million), a 5% increase over the same period in 2009.
Viasat has signed a long term agreement with Swedish cableco Com Hem to market and sell its premium pay-TV channels to all 1.65 million of its subscribers.
Com Hem increased revenues during 2009, growing by 7% in the 12 months to December 2009, to reach SEK 4,087 million (€415.4 million). EBITDA grew by just 1% on 2008 to SEK 1,638 million.
Com Hem has added three new channels to its On Demand service, launched in the Swedish capital Stockholm on November 23.
Sweden’s Com Hem has renewed its agreement to carry TV4’s niche channels on the 1.7 million subscriber network. Included is the catch-up TV service TV4 Play and the Science Fiction channel that will be added to the Com Hem line-up on October 28.
Com Hem is expanding the footprint of its on demand service, enabling the 175,000 subscribers in Skåne, southern Sweden, following a 14,000 commercial trial Stångåstaden, Linköping.
Swedish cablenet Com Hem is continuing its period of strong growth with an 11% revenue increase in the second quarter.