Thursday, 08 December 2016

Telenor takes aim at cablecos

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 19 March 14

Norwegian incumbent claims it has the means and wherewithal to beat broadcasters at their own game.

Telenor on Wednesday warned cable operators their days may be numbered as video distribution shifts to mobile. "Telenor is becoming a TV broadcaster. We handle 3 million individual TV [and] video streams," said Snorre Corneliussen, Telenor's director of technology strategy, during a presentation at TV Connect in London. "Mobile operators with good LTE rollouts can now offer an excellent TV experience that can give good competition to cable providers…

Telenor on Wednesday warned cable operators their days may be numbered as video distribution shifts to mobile. "Telenor is becoming a TV broadcaster. We handle 3 million individual TV [and] video streams," said Snorre Corneliussen, Telenor's director of technology strategy, during a presentation at TV Connect in London. "Mobile operators with good LTE rollouts can now offer an excellent TV experience that can give good competition to cable providers…

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