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C More Entertainment is a premium pay-TV Network, targeting the Nordic Countries. Pay television, or pay-TV, usually refers to subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analogue and digital cable and satellite, but also increasingly by digital terrestrial methods. ... The Nordic countries (Greenland not shown) The Nordic countries, also referred to as Norden (The North), and less stringently as Scandinavia, is a term used collectively for five countries in Northern Europe. ...

Originally named CANAL+, it was launched in 1997 by French pay-TV operator CANAL+ on the DBS platform Canal Digital, and subsequently on cable. In 2003, two private equity firms, Baker Capital and Nordic Capital acquired 100% of CANAL+ Television from the international media conglomerate Vivendi Universal. At the same time Nordic CANAL+ was re-named C More Entertainment, they retained however the rights of using the name “CANAL+”. On February 9 2005 SBS Broadcasting Group announced the acquisition of C More Entertainment. The title of this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... A Satellite dish antenna A satellite dish is a type of parabolic reflector antenna designed with the specific purpose of transmitting signals to and/or receiving from satellites. ... The title of this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house Cable television or Community Antenna Television (CATV) (often shortened to cable) is a system of providing television, FM radio programming and other services to consumers via radio frequency signals transmitted directly to people’s televisions through fixed optical... Private equity is a broad term that refers to any type of equity investment in an asset in which the equity is not freely tradable on a public stock market. ... It has been suggested that Media Institution be merged into this article or section. ... Vivendi Universal (VU) is a French conglomerate active in media and communications with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications and the Internet. ... SBS Broadcasting Group SA, a mediagroup from Luxembourg, was founded in Scandinavia in 1990. ...

The main competitors of C More Entertainment are TV1000 and Viasat Sport, both of which belong to Modern Times Group. TV1000 is a set of cable movie channels, broadcasted in the Scandinavian countries, and owned by MTG (Modern Times Group). ... Modern Times Group (MTG) is a Swedish media company. ...


The premium pay-TV concept used by C More Entertainment is based on exclusive broadcasting rights on sports, movies and TV-series.

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C More Entertainment currently operates seven standard TV-channels and one in High-Definition, as of October 2005. They also operate several Pay-per-view channels featuring Movies and the Swedish Ice Hockey and Soccer League. High-definition television (HDTV) means broadcast of television signals with a higher resolution than traditional formats (NTSC, SECAM, PAL) allow. ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ...

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