0
Video

Sonera extends contract with YLE for 6 years

Monday 1 June 2015 | 23:25 CET | News
Sonera said it has extended its contract with Finnish broadcaster YLE and will continue to provide a communication network for YLE branches for the next six years. The contract includes digital radio production services. TeliaSonera is currently also responsible for YLE's mobile services. The two companies have been cooperating for decades. Audio transmission is new to Sonera and it expects this business to grow, said Sonera's corporate business director Petri Niittymaki.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Sonera / YLE
Countries: Finland
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

DNA keeps airing YLE HD channels free on terrestrial TV

Published 22 Dec 2015 11:58 CET | Finland
Finnish operator DNA said all four of national broadcaster YLE's high definition channels can be viewed via DNA's terrestrial ...

Yle, Digita and Sofia Digital run HbbTV trial

Published 30 Oct 2015 09:24 CET | Finland
Finnish company Digita said the Yle Areena service is now available on Digita's terrestrial television network in a Hybrid ...

Sonera develops integrated public transport app

Published 10 Sep 2015 12:43 CET | Finland
Sonera said it is developing an intelligent application to facilitate the use of public transport. In November, a pilot scheme ...

Ficora gets 14 applications for 20 FM and AM radio licences

Published 08 Sep 2015 12:36 CET | Finland
Finnish telecoms regulator Ficora said that fourteen operators applied for programming licences for radio operations by the 28 ...

Finnish govt appoints groups to assess YLE and media markets

Published 04 Aug 2015 11:46 CET | Finland
The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications said it has appointed a working group to review and assess the operating ...

Sonera Q2 sales supported by strong consumer mobile demand

Published 17 Jul 2015 12:25 CET | Finland
Sonera said net sales in the second quarter rose by 3.2 percent to SEK 3.328 billion from SEK 3.224 billion a year earlier. In ...

Sonera says iPhone 6 remains best-selling phone in June

Published 02 Jul 2015 12:36 CET | Finland
Finnish operator Sonera said the iPhone 6 continued to lead its list of best-selling phones in June, with no fewer than four ...

Sonera builds EUR 130-150 mln green data centre in Helsinki

Published 15 Jun 2015 13:13 CET | Finland
Sonera said it is building a data centre in Helsinki, with capacity of 30 MW and a maximum theoretical capacity of up to 100 MW, ...

Nokia, Ficora, YLE support 5G test network in Oulu

Published 27 May 2015 12:46 CET | Finland
A test network for 5G wireless communications was launched in the northern Finnish city of Oulu on 21 May, according to an ...

Sonera Q1 costs rise as it focuses on customer services

Published 21 Apr 2015 12:18 CET | Finland
TeliaSonera said its Finnish business holds up well in the market but costs have increased because of its focus on enhancing ...

Sonera releases top ten phone list for February

Published 04 Mar 2015 10:39 CET | Finland
Finnish operator Sonera has released its list of best-selling phones for February, with no change in the top three since January. ...

Sky to launch Fortitude series in Europe, US on 29 January

Published 14 Jan 2015 10:28 CET | World
Pay TV operator Sky will launch its drama Fortitude on 29 January to 20 million customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria ...

YLE funding to remain unchanged in 2015

Published 15 Sep 2014 12:29 CET | Finland
The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications said the funding of the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE will remain ...