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com hem CEO Confident It Can Squeeze Satellite Rivals

By | May 20, 2004

      Swedish cable operator com hem aims to put the pressure on its satellite pay-TV rivals Viasat and Canal Digital in Sweden. The operator will launch a VoIP telephony service in September to go alongside its digital television and Internet services and believes this bundle will prove attractive to consumers. com hem CEO Gunnar Asp told Satellite Today, “We have at least two very big advantages. Firstly, we have a very broad number of TV channels and services. We are the only one having 90 channels and PPV. At the same time, we are the only operator in Sweden that has the triple play.”

      A more in-depth interview with Gunnar Asp can be found in the May 26 issue of Inside Digital TV. For more information about subscribing to PBI Media’s satellite newsletters, check out our Web site at

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