0
Video

Syn contests Siminn damages claim over TV feed

Tuesday 5 March 2019 | 13:07 CET | News
Vodafone Iceland's parent company Syn, which also runs online newspaper Visir.is, certain TV and radio stations and part of 365 Midlar, said that Siminn is suing it in court. Siminn is seeking ISK 555.21 million in compensation and ISK 10 million in punitive damages with interest, penalties and legal costs, for distributing Siminn TV content to Syn customers from 01 October 2015 to 16 December 2015 without Siminn's consent.

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
Companies: Siminn / Vodafone Iceland
Countries: Iceland
::: 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

Siminn says court cuts regulatory fine in Vodafone TV distribution case

Published 02 Jul 2020 12:41 CET | Iceland
Icelandic operator Siminn said the District Court of Reykjavik has invalidated the Post and Telecom Administration's conclusion ...

Icelandic court denies Syn leave to appeal against Siminn in competition damages case

Published 31 Dec 2019 11:20 CET | Iceland
Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn said the Supreme Court has rejected its request to appeal in the case against Siminn. It had ...

PTA fines Siminn ISK 9 mln over video streaming service distribution breach

Published 29 Nov 2019 13:23 CET | Iceland
Icelandic communications regulator PTA said is imposing a fine of ISK 9.0 million on Siminn for breach of paragraph 5 of article ...

NENT announces Icelandic launch for Viaplay in H1 2020

Published 09 Sep 2019 12:31 CET | Iceland
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it will launch its Viaplay streaming service in Iceland in the first half of 2020, thereby ...

Syn lifts Q1 EBITDA 5%, revenue dips 1%, maintains FY outlook

Published 16 May 2019 12:17 CET | Iceland
Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn has reported a 1 percent drop in first quarter revenue to ISK 4.98 billion, but EBITDA rose ...

Siminn wins contract from fishing company HG Grandi

Published 05 Apr 2019 12:48 CET | Iceland
Icelandic telecoms operator Siminn said it has won a contract from fishing and fish processing company HB Grandi for the ...

Siminn moves transcoding to cloud with Harmonic's File360 SaaS

Published 03 Apr 2019 15:47 CET | Iceland
Icelandic telecommunications company, Siminn, is using Harmonic's new File360 software-as-a-service (SaaS) for file transcoding. ...

Syn CFO steps down in June

Published 19 Mar 2019 13:03 CET | Iceland
Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn has announced the departure of Hronn Sveinsdottir as Chief Financial Officer and head of the ...

Nevion wins Syn order for broadcasting production system for new premises

Published 07 Mar 2019 13:57 CET | Iceland
Nevion, a Norwegian provider of virtualised media production services, said that Icelandic company Syn has has deployed an IP ...

Syn lifts Q4 revenue 34% after 365 purchase but economic conditions hit profits

Published 28 Feb 2019 12:19 CET | Iceland
Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn said revenue in the fourth quarter of 2018 rose by 34 percent but profits fell amid tough ...

Siminn lifts Q4 revenue slightly, suffers significant loss after Mila goodwill impairment

Published 27 Feb 2019 12:08 CET | Iceland
Icelandic operator Siminn said that revenue in the fourth quarter increased to ISK 7.54 billion from ISK 7.50 billion in Q4 2017. ...

Vodafone Iceland parent Syn cuts FY guidance again, lower forecast for 2019, too

Published 04 Dec 2018 13:31 CET | Iceland
Vodafone Iceland operator Syn said it is cutting its guidance for 2018 and 2019 again, after it lowered its FY forecast when it ...

Siminn wins court case against Vodafone Iceland parent Syn over TV distribution

Published 23 Oct 2018 13:00 CET | Iceland
Icelandic operator Siminn said that the Supreme Court has ruled in its favour in the dispute with Syn, the parent company of ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

02 Nov Cirrus Logic fiscal Q2
02 Nov Ceragon Networks Q3 2020
02 Nov SBA Communications Q3
02 Nov Adtran Q3 2020
02 Nov Neophotonics Q3 2020
02 Nov Lumentum fiscal Q1
02 Nov Skyworks fiscal Q4
02 Nov Idemia Q3 2020
02 Nov Arista Q3 2020
02 Nov Web Summit
03 Nov TIM Q3 2020
03 Nov Oteclo Q3 2020
04 Nov Fitbit Q3
04 Nov Lumen Technologies (formerly CenturyLink) Q3
04 Nov Qualcomm fiscal Q4
04 Nov Liberty Latin America Q3 2020
04 Nov Smith Micro Q3 2020
04 Nov Net Insight Q3 2020
04 Nov Qorvo fiscal Q2
04 Nov Telecom Italia Q3 2020
04 Nov Cellnex Q3
04 Nov Syn Q3 2020
04 Nov Magyar Telekom Q3 2020
04 Nov Liberty Global Q3 2020
04 Nov Softbank fiscal Q2
04 Nov Digital Infra Africa
05 Nov Cable One Q3 2020
05 Nov Aviat Q1
05 Nov Netia Q3 2020
05 Nov Viasat Q2
::: More Calendar Items