0
Broadband

Swedish online e-sports viewing outpaces normal sports in Q2

Wednesday 7 September 2016 | 12:09 CET | News
Swedish consultancy Mediavision said 12 percent of daily online viewers watch e-sports or gaming in the second quarter of 2016, corresponding to 5 percent of the population of Sweden. In the same period, 10 percent of daily online viewers watched traditional sports, or 4 percent of the total population. One in five daily online viewers in Sweden aged 15-34 watched e-sports on an average day, twice as many as watched conventional sports on the internet.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Modern Times Group
Countries: Sweden
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Com Hem claims moderate computer gaming is good for minors

Published 05 Apr 2017 12:19 CET | Sweden
Playing computer games for up to ten hours a week makes Swedish children happier than those who play no such games, claims Com ...

Eurosport takes Swedish football rights from Bonnier

Published 28 Mar 2017 12:05 CET | Sweden
Eurosport will become the exclusive home of the Allsvenskan and Superettan men's football leagues, following an agreement between ...

Swedish tax office focuses on e-sports, e-commerce, blogging

Published 20 Feb 2017 13:09 CET | Sweden
The Swedish Tax Agency will focus its sights on the digital economy this year, including e-sporting, blogging and online ...

MTG sells 50 percent share in FTV Prima Holding CR

Published 25 Jan 2017 09:49 CET | Czech Republic
MTG (Modern Times Group), an international digital entertainment group, is selling a 50 percent shareholding in FTV Prima Holding ...

Stofa says Aalborg's AN-TV plans to offer eSportsTV

Published 18 Jan 2017 11:47 CET | Denmark
Regional Danish broadband provider Stofa said that customers of its AN-TV cooperation partner will now be able to watch the ...

Azubu to take over Hitbox

Published 11 Jan 2017 14:00 CET | Austria
The streaming platform Azubu will take over the Austrian e-sports streaming platform Hitbox for undisclosed amount, reports Der ...

MTG posts record Q3 sales and turns to net profit

Published 20 Oct 2016 10:42 CET | Sweden
Modern Times Group (MTG), the Swedish television and radio station producer and media platform company, made record sales of SEK ...

MTG signs 5-year deal to show men's American NFL football

Published 19 Oct 2016 12:00 CET | Scandinavia
Modern Times Group (MTG) said it has signed a five-year agreement with the US National Football League (NFL), for men's American ...

Scandinavian linear TV viewing declines markedly in Q3

Published 18 Oct 2016 23:02 CET | Scandinavia
Traditional television viewing in Scandinavian fell markedly in the third quarter of 2016, according to consultancy Mediavision. ...

Canal Digital Sweden shows SF Kids free until end-November

Published 04 Oct 2016 12:14 CET | Sweden
Telenor unit Canal Digital Sweden is offering free access to the television channel SF Kids until the end of November. It usually ...

Canal Digital Sweden offers 1 year's half-price family pack

Published 26 Sep 2016 11:54 CET | Sweden
Telenor subsidiary Canal Digital Sweden is offering its Family Package at half price or SEK 169 per month for twelve months when ...

Nordic IPTV customer growth makes up for other pay-TV losses

Published 15 Sep 2016 12:05 CET | Scandinavia
In the second quarter of 2016, the top telecom operators in the Nordic region had nearly 210,000 net additions to their IPTV ...

Betting firms prop up dwindling Swedish TV ad market

Published 09 Sep 2016 12:08 CET | Sweden
The number of television advertisements for gambling companies rose sharply in the first half of 2016 compared with last year, ...

Yahoo Esports, ESL team up for live streaming, content

Published 29 Aug 2016 09:16 CET | World
Yahoo! announced that Yahoo Esports is entering into a two-year agreement with e-sports company ESL to bring e-sports to ...

Swedish TV revenue rises 2.4% in 2015 with 15% from web-TV

Published 25 May 2016 12:38 CET | Sweden
Swedish television market revenue rose by 2.4 percent to SEK 21.5 billion in 2015, according to consultancy Mediavision's annual ...

Nordic daily online video audience reaches 6.8 mln in Q1

Published 17 May 2016 12:59 CET | Scandinavia
Swedish consultancy Mediavision said its latest Nordic market analysis shows that Chromecast is taking off and as a consequence, ...

MTG launches eSportsTV in May in Nordic, Baltic region

Published 27 Apr 2016 12:50 CET | Estonia
Modern Times Group said its ESL subsidiary will launch 'eSportsTV', the world's first round-the-clock, dedicated eSports channel, ...

Third of Swedes watch web TV on traditional sets

Published 23 Apr 2016 21:51 CET | Sweden
More and more people are watching internet television on a traditional TV set instead of a computer, according to consultancy ...

MTG Q1 sales lifted by Viaplay intake and eSports popularity

Published 20 Apr 2016 12:19 CET | World
Modern Times Group (MTG) reported sales of SEK 3.826 billion in the first quarter of 2016, up from SEK 3.701 billion a year ...

Swedish pay-TV revenue falls in 2015, streaming income grows

Published 12 Apr 2016 11:51 CET | Sweden
Traditional pay-TV revenue fell in 2015 in Sweden while online pay-TV turnover increased, according to Swedish consultancy ...

PTCL launches online gaming event in Karachi

Published 26 Feb 2016 09:57 CET | Pakistan
Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) has expanded its 'Pakistan Gaming Lounge – (PGL)' initiative with a live ...

French video game market grows 6% to EUR 2.87 bln

Published 10 Feb 2016 23:22 CET | France
France's video game market grew by 6 percent to EUR 2.87 billion in 2015, including games, consoles and accessories, according to ...

MTG acquires DreamHack for SEK 244 million

Published 12 Nov 2015 12:39 CET | Sweden
Modern Times Group (MTG) has agreed to and completed the acquisition of DreamHack, one of the world's largest electronic sports ...

Modern Times Group buys 74% of e-sports company Turtle

Published 01 Jul 2015 12:23 CET | Germany
Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed an agreement to acquire 74 percent of electronic sports company Turtle Entertainment, which ...