TV 2 and Altibox agree – more than 500,000 will find their channels

550,000 customers will find TV 2 channels by 3 p.m. Friday.

– We are pleased to have been able to reach a long-term agreement that both preserves customers’ freedom of choice and provides them with access to an attractive news and entertainment offering, says Tor Morten Osmundsen, Managing Director from Altibox.

TV 2 Director Olav T. Sandnes apologizes to all viewers who were left without the channels.

– The new agreement is forward-looking and will help secure the basis for a continued broad offering of Norwegian entertainment, theatre, sports and above all news journalism, he says.

Get the top three TV channels 2

Customers with Altibox televisions no longer have access to TV 2 content since April 1. During this period, customers were rewarded with a reduction in NOK or extra points for choosing alternative content.

A central dispute in the negotiations was whether Altibox should offer all of TV 2’s channels, or just the main ones.

The new deal means that TV 2’s biggest channels, TV 2 Direkte, TV 2 Nyheter and TV 2 Zebra, will be part of the fixed content as before, while the remaining TV 2 content can be selected and included in the TV package. as desired and necessary.

Streaming Services

The TV 2 Play based streaming service will also be available eventually as part of Altibox.

– We make sure viewers have easy access to our content, whether they’re streaming or watching linear TV. Many young viewers use streaming services more than linear TV, and on TV 2 Play they get both entertainment, sports and news. The deal with Altibox therefore supports our mission as a public broadcaster in a new era, says Sandnes.

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