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EQT Infrastructure merges IP-Only with GlobalConnect

Published 21 Nov 2019 11:17 CET | Germany, Scandinavia, Sweden

Swedish private equity fund EQT Infrastructure has announced the merger of its portfolio companies IP-Only of Sweden and GlobalConnect, which supplies fibre communications ...

Netflix announces 3 new Nordic titles, challenging regional players

Published 19 Nov 2019 12:27 CET | Scandinavia

Netflix has announced the forthcoming release of two original films produced in the Nordic region, namely Swedish feature "Red Dot" by SF Studios, and Norwegian film ...

Young Swedes watch 71% less traditional TV in first 9 months than in 2010

Published 13 Nov 2019 13:26 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Traditional TV viewing is falling among young people in the Nordic region, as it has elsewhere, according to Swedish consultancy Mediavision. It said average daily TV viewing ...

Telenor Sweden criticises limited remedies imposed on Telia for Bonnier Broadcasting deal

Published 13 Nov 2019 12:22 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Telenor Sweden's head of television Leif Bjorklund has criticised the EU Commission for approving Telia Company's acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting with what he called ...

Telia gains EU approval for Bonnier Broadcasting acquisition with conditions

Published 12 Nov 2019 12:50 CET | Finland, Scandinavia, Sweden

Telia Company has announced that the European Commission has approved its acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting, including TV4, MTV and C More. The commission said this is ...

NENT extends distribution agreement with Telenor

Published 08 Nov 2019 12:27 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has extended its distribution agreement with Telenor. NENT will make its Viaplay streaming services available to customers of ...

Telenor names DNA CEO Leinonen as head of new Nordic cluster

Published 01 Nov 2019 11:50 CET | Scandinavia

Telenor Group has announced the appointment of Jukka Leinonen, CEO of its new Finnish arm DNA, as head of Telenor newly formed Nordic cluster. Leinonen will be part of ...

Apple TV Plus inciting interest in Nordics but local competition shouldn't be worried - study

Published 30 Oct 2019 14:55 CET | Scandinavia

Interest in Apple's upcoming streaming service is high in the Nordics, although still lower than for Netflix, according to a study from Swedish consultancy Mediavision. Apple ...

Telia names TDC's Kirkby as CEO from Q2 2020

Published 25 Oct 2019 09:34 CET | Denmark, Scandinavia

Telia Company has announced the appointment of Allison Kirkby as its president and CEO from the second quarter of 2020, taking up the position from her role as CEO and ...

NENT-Telenor pay-TV tie-up follows 4% annual drop in Nordic DTH subscribers since H1 2014

Published 24 Oct 2019 13:20 CET | Scandinavia

Swedish consultancy Mediavision said the announcement that Nordic Entertainment is combining its Viasat Consumer satellite pay-TV and broadband TV operations Telenor's Canal ...

Nordic Entertainment Q3 sales rise 11%, Viaplay subscribers rise 25% year on year

Published 24 Oct 2019 12:12 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) has announced an 11 percent rise in sales in the third quarter to SEK 3.80 billion from SEK 3.44 billion. Its number of Viaplay streaming service ...

Telia names new Danish HR officer as Gruner moves to People & Brands role in new year

Published 23 Oct 2019 13:00 CET | Denmark, Scandinavia

Telia Denmark has named Mads Wangen Ohlsen as its head of personnel from 01 November. He succeeds Jannike Gruner, who will continue as COO and head of channels (shops and ...

Telenor Broadcast says Canal Digital subscriber base shrinks by 6% in Q3, revenue drops 7%

Published 23 Oct 2019 12:02 CET | Scandinavia

Telenor Broadcast said Canal Digital's subscriber base shrank by 6 percent in the third quarter and its revenues by 7 percent. This was only partly offset by growth in the ...

NENT, Telenor to merge Nordic pay-TV businesses in 50-50 joint venture

Published 23 Oct 2019 09:34 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has announced an agreement with Telenor Group to combine NENT's Viasat Consumer satellite pay-TV and broadband television operations with ...

Telenor maintains outlook amid continued fall in underlying results in Q3

Published 23 Oct 2019 09:02 CET | Asia, Scandinavia

Telenor reported a further drop in underlying results in the third quarter, in line with its outlook reduced in July. Organic revenue growth was just 0.1 percent, with a 0.6 ...

Facebook, Instagram bring musical accompaniment feature to 7 more countries

Published 18 Oct 2019 12:24 CET | Netherlands, Romania, Scandinavia, Slovakia

Facebook has announced the launch of music on Facebook and Instagram in The Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Romania and Slovakia. This function is now ...

NENT obtains exclusive Nordic media rights to IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship from 2024-28

Published 17 Oct 2019 13:35 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) said it has acquired the exclusive Nordic media rights to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship from 2024 to 2028. NENT will show the tournament ...

Telia cancels share buyback as service revenue continues lower

Published 17 Oct 2019 09:17 CET | Scandinavia

Telia has decided to cancel its share buyback programme, in order to save cash for investments and a possible economic downturn. While the group's third-quarter results ...

NENT announces Swedish original production 'Hammarvik' by Camilla Lackberg

Published 07 Oct 2019 12:02 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) said its next original production will be a sixteen-episode crime drama called "Hammarvik", created by Swedish writer Camilla Lackberg, Europe's ...

Telenor extends DNA buyout offer to 10 October as take-up reaches 95%, seeks head of Nordic cluster

Published 27 Sep 2019 12:19 CET | Finland, Scandinavia

Telenor said it achieved preliminary acceptances from almost 95 percent of DNA shareholders by the time its mandatory tender offer expired on 26 September. This followed its ...

Nordic traditional TV viewing time drops 6% year on year from August to September

Published 19 Sep 2019 12:31 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Traditional, linear television in the Nordic region is failing to recapture ground lost to streaming, despite new series premiering this autumn, said consultancy Medivision. ...

Telia selects Datek as smart home platform provider

Published 18 Sep 2019 12:09 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

Telia Company said it has selected Norwegian IoT product provider Datek as a supplier of smart home services to its customers. Datek's smart home platform is ready to be ...

Ice Scandinavia sounds out potential investors for NOK 500 mln notes

Published 18 Sep 2019 11:57 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

Ice Group said that its Ice Group Scandinavia Holdings subsidiary has mandated DNB Markets and Pareto Securities to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings ...

Telia Company names CFO Luiga acting CEO

Published 11 Sep 2019 16:06 CET | Scandinavia

Telia Company announced the appointment of CFO Christian Luiga as acting CEO from 12 September. He replaces Johan Dennelind, who announced in August plans to step down. ...

Viasat provides in-flight connectivity to new SAS new Airbus planes

Published 10 Sep 2019 18:29 CET | Scandinavia, World

Viasat's in-flight connectivity (IFC) system was selected by Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) for its new Airbus A321LR and the A330-300E aircraft. The aircraft will be ...

 

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