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Nordic Entertainment expands children's output in deal with SF Studios

Published 24 Jan 2020 12:08 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has agreed a children's content partnership with Nordic film studio SF Studios. Over 500 more episodes of regional and international ...

NENT wins pan-Nordic rights to show World Padel Tour events

Published 23 Jan 2020 12:28 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has acquired the exclusive pan-Nordic media rights to the World Padel Tour (WPT) from 2020 to 2023. Padel is a racquet sport that ...

Spotify leads Nordic music streaming market with competitive challenge only in Denmark from YouSee

Published 22 Jan 2020 13:54 CET | Denmark, Scandinavia

Spotify is the leading music streaming market in the Nordic region, and faces a competitive challenge only in Denmark, said consultancy Mediavision. Denmark is Spotify's ...

DigiPlex names new CEO

Published 17 Jan 2020 13:38 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

Nordic data centre provider DigiPlex has announced the appointment of Wiljar Nesse as chief executive officer from 01 March to replace Gisle Eckhoff, who is retiring after ...

Amazon, Discovery named likely bidders for Nordic rights to Premier League

Published 16 Jan 2020 13:33 CET | Scandinavia

The English men's football Premier League has invited bids for Nordic broadcasting rights for the 2022/23 season and onwards by 29 January, and Swedish consultancy ...

Esports viewing reaches 26% of Chinese web audience in Q3, 9% in Denmark and 8% in Sweden

Published 13 Jan 2020 12:55 CET | China, Scandinavia

Over one quarter of internet users in China watch electronic sports at least once per month, according to Ampere Analysis. It said 26 percent of the Chinese web audience ...

NENT procures children's and family content from NBC Universal

Published 20 Dec 2019 13:37 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) said it has signed an agreement to procure children's and family output from NBCUniversal International Distribution for NENT's Viaplay streaming ...

Norwegian Consumer Council says mobile market is poorer value than in neighbouring countries

Published 19 Dec 2019 13:45 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

The Norwegian Consumer Council says lack of competition in Norway means higher prices for mobile telecoms customers. Norwegians spend almost 40 percent more than Swedes and ...

NENT extends Ultimate Fighting Championship exclusive rights for Nordic region

Published 19 Dec 2019 12:57 CET | Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has extended its exclusive media rights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Nordic region for several years. UFC events will ...

NENT creates role of head of diversity and inclusion

Published 16 Dec 2019 12:13 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has appointed Mohamud Osman to the new role of head of diversity and inclusion. Osman joins NENT from a position as CEO of the ...

Netflix reaches 4 mln Nordic subscribers, up 15% year on year

Published 11 Dec 2019 13:35 CET | Scandinavia

Swedish consultancy Mediavision said Netflix remains the leading subscription video on demand (SVoD) provider in the Nordic region and now has 4 million subscribers there, up ...

NENT announces SEK 700 mln Q4 charge for job cuts and FTA write-downs as it focuses on streaming

Published 10 Dec 2019 09:47 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has cut jobs in order to save some SEK 250 million a year, as it aims to offset currency headwinds and support the expansion of its ...

Norwegian viewers spend more on TV and video streaming than Nordic neighbours

Published 09 Dec 2019 14:22 CET | Norway, Scandinavia

Spending on television and streaming services is higher in Norway than in the other Nordic countries, according to consultancy Mediavision. Average monthly Norwegian ...

GlobalConnect picks Versa for SD-WAN partnership

Published 06 Dec 2019 12:56 CET | Scandinavia

GlobalConnect, which supplies fibre communications and data centre services in Norway, Denmark and Northern Germany, has formed an SD-WAN partnership with Versa Networks. ...

NENT announces original Swedish crime drama production 'Huss' in conjunction with ZDF

Published 29 Nov 2019 12:43 CET | Scandinavia, Sweden

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) has announced a new original production in the form of a Swedish police drama called 'Huss'. It is co-produced with Germany's ZDF, ZDF ...

NENT to show Nordic Darts Masters on 12-13 June 2020

Published 25 Nov 2019 11:49 CET | Denmark, Scandinavia

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it and the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) will organise the Nordic Darts Masters in Copenhagen on 12 and 13 June 2020. This is ...

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 ...

 

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