Swedish cablenet Com Hem has become the latest cable operator to attract a suitor from the telecoms sector.
Danish telco TDC has created the largest grouping of cable TV in Scandinavia with the purchase of GET from GS Capital Partners and Quadrangle Capital Partners for NOK 13.8bn (€1.79bn).
A mixed picture among TDCs television businesses in the second quarter as TDC-branded customers grew by 11,000, against a loss of 8,000 in cable division YouSee.
TDC has purchased the fibre operator ComX and its subscriber households in Copenhagen and North Zealand.
TDC remains some way off attaining its stated goal of a 50% share of Denmark’s OTT market.
TDC has announced plans to merge its MVNO operation Onfone into cablenet YouSee.
Denmark’s YouSee has posted revenues of DKK2,267 million (€304.5 million) for the first half of this year, or 6.5% more than in the same period in 2011.
Denmark’s TDC and YouSee have deployed an Agama solution for headend distribution monitoring in their Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV platform.
TDC’s twin TV offers helped the Danish telco grow pay-TV revenue by 11% during 2011.
More Danes rented movies over the internet and cable TV during 2011 than ever before.