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NENT extends Danish UEFA Champions League rights, buys Europa League and Conference rights for Sweden, Norway, Finland

Published 09 Apr 2020 12:38 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has extended its exclusive Danish rights to the UEFA Champions League for men's football until the end of the 2023/2024 season. NENT has ...

Scandinavian media poised to receive state aid to mitigate virus fall-out

Published 08 Apr 2020 13:24 CET | Scandinavia

The Danish government said it it will provide an estimated DKK 180 million in aid to support media affected by the coronavirus crisis, reported Mediavision in a news ...

Nordic DEG runs Mega Movie Week to encourage transactional viewing

Published 23 Mar 2020 13:15 CET | Scandinavia

The Digital Entertainment Group's Nordic Committee said it is launching Mega Movie Week on 23 March, a cross-category campaign to encourage digital transactional take-up as ...

NENT to cut non-sports costs by another SEK 700 mln, scraps dividend and incentive plan, suspends Studios ops sale

Published 20 Mar 2020 14:04 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has announced measures to cut non-sports costs by SEK 700 million, hitting its 2020 results, because of Covid-19. It has scrapped its ...

NENT delays reporting sports rights costs, suffers limited churn, Viaplay streaming rises

Published 17 Mar 2020 12:06 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it will not include media rights costs for postponed sports events in its income statement until those events take place. It added that ...

NENT says coronavirus hits FY profit growth target, cuts Viaplay Sports prices after event cancellations

Published 16 Mar 2020 13:24 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said the spread of the coronavirus is having an adverse impact on its performance, which will put at risk its stated ambition to deliver ...

Telia reaches agreement with Discovery to resume Nordic channel distribution, to add Dplay

Published 09 Mar 2020 12:03 CET | Scandinavia

Telia Company has reached an agreement with Discovery to restore access to its channels for customers in the Nordic region. Eventually, Telia will also be offering ...

Kirkby to start as Telia CEO in May

Published 04 Mar 2020 13:10 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Telia Company announced the start date for its new CEO Allison Kirkby will be 04 May. When Kirkby's appointment was first announced last year, a start date of Q2 2020 was ...

NENT acquires exclusive Nordic rights to Formula 1 for 2022-2024

Published 04 Mar 2020 08:34 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has acquired the exclusive pan-Nordic media rights to Formula 1 races, from 2022 to 2024. NENT's Viaplay will show the content, ...

Telenor sets new targets for up to 2% service revenue growth, further cost reductions

Published 03 Mar 2020 12:13 CET | Asia, Norway, Scandinavia

Telenor is targeting subscription and traffic revenue growth between zero and 2 percent per year from 2020 to 2022, the operator announced at its Capital Markets Day on 03 ...

GlobalConnect wins expanded contract from Millum

Published 28 Feb 2020 12:30 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

GlobalConnect has expanded its agreement with Norwegian e-commerce services provider Millum to supply fibre-based internet and data centre services to Millum's 14,000 users ...

Telia Norway's Futurehome offers smart hub via Elkjop

Published 27 Feb 2020 12:54 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

Telia Norway said that Futurehome, the start-up in which its subsidiary Get bought a majority stake in 2018, has begun offering a smart hub through Dixons Carphone subsidiary ...

NENT announces English original screen adapation of eco-thriller 'The Swarm'

Published 26 Feb 2020 12:54 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said its next original production will be a screen adaptation of Frank Schatzing's best-selling ecological thriller novel, 'The Swarm'. ...

Swedish digital publishing spending reaches 25% of monthly average outlay in Q4

Published 21 Feb 2020 12:13 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Digital newspaper subscriptions are on the rise, but most text spending still goes on the printed press, according to Sweden consultancy Mediavision. Attracting the digital ...

NENT Studios UK CEO steps down

Published 19 Feb 2020 12:50 CET | Scandinavia, United Kingdom

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said that Jakob Mejlhede Andersen has decided to step down as CEO of NENT Studios UK. Group president and CEO Anders Jensen thanked him for ...

NENT extends Walt Disney content deal, gives Viasat exclusive Nordic premieres for 20th Century Studios

Published 17 Feb 2020 12:43 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has extended its long-term content agreement with The Walt Disney Company Nordic for several years. For the first time, NENT's ...

Deutsche Telekom wins new partners to market IoT Solutions Optimizer in Nordic and Baltic regions

Published 14 Feb 2020 09:11 CET | Germany, Latvia, Scandinavia

Deutsche Telekom said that it has gained new partners to market its IoT Solutions Optimizer. Telia Company has signed an exclusive partnership with Telekom to offer the ...

NENT promotes Perrone to permanent group legal counsel

Published 13 Feb 2020 13:35 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has promoted My Perrone to the role of senior vice president and general counsel with immediate effect. She has been acting general ...

Telenor and Discovery reach pan-Nordic distribution deal for TV channels and streaming

Published 12 Feb 2020 12:57 CET | Scandinavia

Telenor has signed a new distribution agreement with Discovery Networks covering the whole Nordic region. Canal Digital Denmark said its customers will have access to eleven ...

NENT extends pan-Nordic rights to Bundesliga from 2021 to 2025

Published 10 Feb 2020 13:36 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has extended its exclusive, pan-Nordic media rights to German Bundesliga football from 2021 until 2025. Under the new agreement, ...

GlobalConnect announces new structure and management after merger with IP-Only

Published 07 Feb 2020 12:12 CET | Germany, Scandinavia

GlobalConnect has presented its new organisational structure and management, following the 21 November announcement of its intention to merge with Sweden's IP-Only. It said ...

NENT extends exclusive English Premier League rights to Norway up to 2028

Published 06 Feb 2020 12:12 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has obtained the exclusive Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish media rights to show English Premier League men's football from ...

Swedes and Danes lead trend towards solo TV viewing

Published 04 Feb 2020 12:32 CET | Netherlands, Scandinavia, World

Viewers are increasingly watching TV and streamed video on their own, according to Ampere Analysis. This trend is particular marked in Sweden, where solo viewing reached 45 ...

NENT lifts Q4 sales as Viaplay subscribers rise 25% in 2019, reports negative EPS but plans higher dividend

Published 04 Feb 2020 09:57 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has reported a rise in fourth quarter net sales, driven by its Viaplay streaming service, which expanded its subscriber base by over 25 ...

NENT renews Sony Pictures content deal and will start collaboration on up to 6 original series

Published 03 Feb 2020 12:12 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has extended its content partnership with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) for a number of years for its Viaplay streaming service and ...

 

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