Advanced Television


ACOME Group acquires LYNDDAHL Telecom

The integration of LYNDDAHL Telecom into ACOME Group’s portfolio – which also includes ACOME cables and Idea Optical connectivity products – means that it can now offer cables, ducts and connectivity creating a complete end-to-end fibre connectivity offering for the European market. “We are delighted to welcome LYNDDAHL Telecom to the ACOME Group family as […]

January 25, 2024

TV2 Denmark tests 5G in live studio production

Danish public broadcaster TV 2, Sony Corporation, Sony subsidiary Nevion, Radio Access Network (RAN) software specialist Node-H, and Cumucore, a non-public network (NPN) provider have conducted a successful proof of concept (PoC) using the wireless technology in a live studio environment. The test demonstrated that 5G connectivity could potentially be used in any live production, […]

November 8, 2023

BBC acquires DR Drama’s Prisoner

The BBC has acquired Danish DR Drama series Prisoner, led by Sofie Gråbøl (The Killing), for BBC Four and iPlayer. The series revolves around the lives of four prison officers and how their personal challenges intertwine with the complexities of their workplace, a prison plagued by bad press, hierarchy issues, and a drug trade. When […]

October 25, 2023

Starlink wins Maersk ships, Qatar Airways

Denmark’s giant Maersk shipping line’s container ships have selected SpaceX’s Starlink system for broadband connectivity. Qatar Airways has announced that it has also signed up for Starlink. Maersk’s more than 330 own-operated container vessels will have Starlink installed, enabling high-speed internet with speeds of over 200 Mb/s. Maersk says the service is a leap forward […]

October 16, 2023By Chris Forrester

Telia Company closes Denmark sale to Norlys

Telia Company has entered into a final and binding agreement to sell 100 per cent of its operations and network assets in Denmark to Norlys at an enterprise value of DKK 6.25 billion (€0.84bn), on a cash and debt-free basis. The valuation is equivalent to 8.9x Telia Denmark’s 2022 reported EBITDA. Telia said the transaction, […]

September 18, 2023

Viaplay extends Danish 3F Superliga rights

Viaplay Group has renewed its rights to Danish 3F Superliga football for a further six seasons. The 3F Superliga is the top Nordic football league, and fans can continue following extensive live coverage on the Viaplay streaming service and Viaplay Group’s TV channels until the end of the 2029/2030 season. The agreement will take Viaplay […]

August 29, 2023

Filmstream expands in Nordics on Samsung TV Plus

SPI International has announced the launch of its free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel, Filmstream, on Samsung TV Plus in Norway, Finland, and Denmark. The channel offers viewers access to a wide range of independent and classic movies.  “We are delighted to build on our partnership with Samsung TV Plus by launching Filmstream in three additional […]

May 10, 2023

Telia sells Danish operations to Norlys

Swedish telco Telia Company has entered into a binding term sheet agreeing upon the key terms on which to sell 100 per cent of its operations and network assets in Denmark to Danish energy and telco group, Norlys, at an expected enterprise value of DKK 6.25 billion (€838m), on a cash and debt-free basis. The […]

April 26, 2023By Colin Mann

SF Studios announces Danish supernatural thriller Cychosis

SF Studios has started shooting the Danish supernatural thriller Cychosis (Danish title: Cykose), which is based on Birgitte Lorentzen’s book of the same name. Cychosis is directed by Kari Vidø, written by Birgitte Lorentzen and Henrik Kristensen and stars Danish rising stars Zoe Bryan Hertz and August Issac Carter. The cast also includes Maria Rossing, […]

March 31, 2023

SF Anytime acquires Denmark’s Blockbuster

Swedish streaming service SF Anytime, owned by SF Studios, has acquired the Danish streaming service Blockbuster from Nuuday. By acquiring the right to use the Blockbuster brand and all customer relationships, SF Anytime says it creates a “leading Nordic platform for digital rental and purchase of films to consumers”. The two businesses will continue to […]

March 7, 2023