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Com Hem closes Boxer acquisition

Com Hem has closed its SEK 1.33 billion (US$160.8 million) acquisition of rival Swedish pay TV operator Boxer. In a statement issued this morning, Com Hem said that Boxer will be consolidated into Com Hem’s financial statements from September 30, 2016. Com Hem said that it expects the acquisition to generate approximately SEK300m in additional underlying […]

Best of British SVOD service launches in Finland

Cirkus, the UK content SVOD service, has launched in Finland. The service has launched on the Sonera IPTV platform, which is run by Swedish/Finish telco TeliaSonera. It rolled out this week on the Finnish service and will then launch on the Telia service in Sweden in January. Cirkus is a low-cost SVOD service for pay […]

On-demand Cirkus buys The Driver

Cirkus, the ‘best of British’ on demand service, has added UK drama series The Driver to its line-up. Cirkus has acquired the SVOD rights to the BBC drama for the Nordic territories where its on-demand service is carried on the Com Hem and Boxer platforms in Sweden and TeliaSonera platform in Sweden and Finland. The […]

Best of British SVOD service Cirkus cuts Nordic deal

UK content-based VOD service Cirkus has inked a deal with Nordic pay TV service Boxer, TBI has learnt. Cirkus is operated by Content and Co., the UK-based consultancy run by TV industry veterans Mark Bradford and Hugh Williams. The deal with Boxer means the Cirkus service will be made available to the DTT pay TV […]