Johan Dennelind has been appointed the president and CEO of TeliaSonera.
Swedish TeliaSonera has announced that its president and CEO, Lars Nyberg, will leave the company. This comes after it was severely criticised by the Mannheimer Swartling review into corruption allegations in Uzbekistan.
Telia’s IPTV service in Estonia added another 4,000 subscribers in Q4 2012, growing by 14,000 during the year.
Telia has become the first operator to offer the new HBO service for the Nordic region.
HBO is to delay the launch of its streaming service in the Nordic region, allowing rivals including Netflix and the new Filmnet to gain ground.
Plans to cut 2,000 jobs took the gloss of TeliaSonera’s continued success in IPTV.
TeliaSonera and Samsung are to launch a connected TV solution that will eliminate the need for an external set-top box in Estonia before the end of the year.
Two of the leading TeliaSonera-backed telcos in the Baltic Republics have significantly improved their IPTV offers.
TeliaSonera’s TV business is providing a welcome distraction from the problems in its core telecoms business.
TeliaSonera is to increase its stake in the Lithuanian incumbent telco TEO LT to 76.16% by acquiring 7.8% of the shares in the company currently held by East Capital.