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Sweden: Viaplay on Tele2

Viaplay and Tele2 have agreed a multi-year strategic distribution partnership in Sweden. Viaplay will be included in all Tele2’s pay-TV packages and will also be directly available through the Tele2 Play streaming package from later this year. As part of the agreement, Viaplay Film & Series will be included in Tele2’s Standard pay-TV package; Viaplay […]

March 16, 2022

Fitch: Orange, MásMóvil merger neutral to ratings

Orange Spain’s intention to merge its Spanish operations with MásMóvil in Spain will be neutral for the rating but will attract high EU competition and regulatory scrutiny due to resulting market consolidation, reports Fitch. Orange and MásMóvil have announced that they have entered into exclusive discussions to combine their businesses in Spain to create a […]

March 9, 2022

Truespeed appoints new CEO

UK-based Truespeed has announced the appointment of James Lowther as CEO, with immediate effect, succeeding former CEO Evan Wienburg. Lowther brings over 16 years’ experience in the telecoms sector, most recently as Group Chief Commercial Officer at mobile company Lebara, and previously as Chief Marketing Officer at Gigaclear.  Prior to this, he spent four years […]

December 7, 2021

Tele2, Deutsche Telekom sell-off T-Mobile Netherlands

Tele2 and Deutsche Telekom have agreed to sell T-Mobile Netherlands to funds advised by Apax Partners and Warburg Pincus for an enterprise value of €5.1 billion. They claim the transaction provides an opportunity for Tele2 to realise value from the successful development in T-Mobile Netherlands and to conclude Tele2’s international consolidation. The Tele2 Board of […]

September 7, 2021

Com Hem becomes Tele2

Multiplay operator Com Hem’s 1.7 million Swedish households are joining the Tele2 family as two of Sweden’s strongest brands, Tele2 and Com Hem, combine into one. Tele2 customers now have access to nationwide mobile connectivity, upgraded broadband and Sweden’s largest entertainment offering – all available from the first climate neutral operator in the Nordics and […]

April 27, 2021

OneWeb appoints Borgklint as CCO

OneWeb, the global communications company powered from Space, has announced the appointment of Per Borgklint as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Borgklint joins OneWeb with more than 20 years’ experience in leadership positions across telco, media, and software, including the Swedish multinational Ericsson, and CEO positions at Net1, Canal+, Tele2 Netherlands, and Optimal Telecom. Borgklint will […]

April 6, 2021

TV3 Group drives OTT growth with telco partnerships

TV3 Group, the Baltics media group, has increased the reach of its OTT service Go3 through cooperation agreements with major telecommunications companies, cable operators and IPTV providers such as Bite, Tele2, Telia and Baltcom. With its strong partners, Go3 has grown its paying subscriber base to more than 200,000, a substantial part being on long-term […]

February 22, 2021

Sweden: 5G auction opens and closes

Sweden’s auction of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for the development of 5G has opened and closed after just one day. Sweden’s regulator closed the auction after four rounds of bidding, and the end-result has been described as being “benign” for the telcos involved. The average bidding price was a mere €0.06 per MHz […]

January 20, 2021By Chris Forrester

Johnsen replacing Nilsson as Tele2 CEO

After six years as CEO of Com Hem and Tele2, Anders Nilsson has decided to step down from his position to focus on other things in life. Kjell Morten Johnsen, previously COO of VEON and Head of Telenor Europe, will replace Nilsson as President and CEO of Tele2 as of September 15th. “With the integration […]

July 6, 2020

Com Hem Tv Hub upgraded to Android P

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for set-top boxes (STB) and multiscreen entertainment, and Technicolor Connected Home have announced their continued partnership with Tele2 as its Com Hem Tv Hub service upgrades to Android P. The service has now become one of the industry’s first major operators to leapfrog from Android N […]

June 4, 2020