A new decade means new tv habits for the more than 1 million danes.
From today you can no longer see either DR K, DR3 or DR Ultra, when you switch on his tv. DR3 and DR Ultra may continue to be streamed digitally, while DR K closes completely.
It is the restructuring and cost savings in the DR, which is the fault of kanallukningerne, and according to the DR's media executive, Henriette Marienlund, it means that 1.050.000 viewers to change their habits.
'It's a big change, as the danes are going to feel. We try to do it as carefully as possible, but it is inevitable that everyone will experience losing something they care about,' writes Henriette Marienlund to the world's most popular websites.
Several of the regular programs on DR K, including Troldspejlet and Quite lyrical, shifted, however, to the DR2, and send remains as the common so-called 'flow'programs.
And it is not just the DR, that 2020 brings the changes with it. Also the approximately 1.2 million tv customers in YouSee wakes up in the day up to a brand new tv-reality.
As a result of YouSee and the Discovery in november could not reach a new cooperation agreement, will YouSee-customers will no longer be able to access the Discovery-channels-Channel 4, Channel 5, Channel 6, 9'eren, Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2.
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This means, among other things, that customers with YouSee will not be able to see the fodboldlandsholdets matches, as Channel 5 have the rights to send.
Director of YouSee, Jacob Mortensen, informs that it has informed customers about the changes that are coming, and given them access to new content already before the new year.
despite the new content, changes to cost of kundefronten.
- It is, quite clearly, that there is someone who has been inside to take their tv and streaming solution up for consideration, when there is such a change here, says Jacob Mortensen.
Especially the possibility to watch the football reaches the age of customers.
- When we speak with customers, and they have concerns, so it's mostly about what's going to happen, and what content you still can see. For instance, you can still see the Superliga football and international matches for the european championships this summer, says Jacob Mortensen.
the Friction between YouSee and the Discovery began when YouSee would no longer offer the Discovery channels as part of their tv packages.
According to YouSee should the cause be found in the general rises in the channels, which meant that they had to raise the prices for tv packages, and that they were not interested in.
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instead, they would offer the channels in their 'mix themselves'-solutions.
the Discovery so, in november certainly not least on the matter.
'the Reality is that YouSee in our view, simply using their dominant market position to try to push us out of the Danish tv-market. We have the last month resumed talks with YouSee hoping to land a deal. But YouSee has in their offer made it very clear that they do not want to pay for our content on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms', said Christian Kemp, managing director of Discovery Networks Denmark, in a press release.
They refused to have demanded price increases.
Jacob Mortensen stresses that you will continue to work on getting a new deal with Discovery.
- We will continue like to have a new agreement with Discovery, and we have also negotiated with them since the spring.
- Right now keeps both parties for christmas, and so I hope that we can meet again in the new year, he says.