Telia Company has acquired Get and TDC Norway for a combined enterprise value of NOK21 billion (€2.2 billion) on a cash and debt free basis.
One million customers on Norway’s Get network will now be able to receive premium sports and movie channels, including HBO, in the basic offer.
Get has signed a new long-term agreement with Discovery Networks Norway that will give the cablenet’s customers access to Discovery content on any device, in and outside the home.
A+E Networks UK is renewing its distribution agreement with the Norwegian cable network Get. As part of renewal H2 will make its debut to over 500,000, while the distribution of parent channel History is also being extended.
Norway’s Get TV is adding five international channels into its basic entertainment package.
TDC’s YouSee lost 51,000 subscribers in the year to June 30, while its Norwegian operation Get gained 10,000 during the same period.
Get is offering its customers unlimited cloud storage as part of their broadband subscription.
Norway’s cable operators have responded to a ruling from the country’s consumer ombudsman that the practice of bundling TV services with internet access is illegal.
Cirkus, the on demand platform that offers the ‘Best of British’ TV programmes to international audiences, has launched on Norwegian cablenet Get.
Norway’s consumer ombudsman has told the country’s two major cable companies that the practice of bundling broadband services with TV subscriptions is against the law.