Jukka Leinonen, CEO of Finnish telco DNA, has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster.
Telenor says it will file a redemption claim to the remaining minority shareholders in Finnish telco DNA.
DNA is to sell its DTT pay business to rival Digita.
Finnish operator DNA says it plans to introduce faster broadband and next-generation television services into the Tampere region.
Telenor Group has entered into agreements to buy 54% of the Finnish telco DNA for €1.5 billion in cash.
DNA is to add Viasat’s streaming service Viaplay to its Viasat channel packages. At the same time, DNA becomes the first operator to offer Viaplay as a separate subscription.
Finland’s leading TV channels are to delay the cessation of standard definition transmissions.
A war of words has broken out between YLE and DNA over Finland’s transition to terrestrial HD broadcasting.
DNA is extending its agreement with Bonnier’s MTV. The pay-TV platform plans to give its subscribers access to content in the C More streaming service.
DNA has become the latest operator to fail to reach agreement with Discovery and sister channel Eurosport.