Norway

Norway’s TV2 reportedly plans cuts in restructuring move

Norway TV 2 logo

Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 is reportedly planning to make record cuts of NOK350 million (US$42.7 million) over the next four years. Various local reports say… Read more

Discovery Networks Norway to cut staff

Discovery Networks Norway

Discovery Networks Norway is set to axe 35 jobs as part of a restructure aimed at redistributing resources to content and new services. Employees were… Read more

New launches for Nickelodeon interactive app

Nick-Play

Viacom will roll out Nick Play in four more markets, with the iOS and Android kids app launching in Denmark, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The… Read more

Mixed results for Telenor Broadcast

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Currency movements and price increases at Canal Digital helped lift Telenor Broadcast’s revenue and operating profit for the fourth quarter of last year, with the… Read more

Canal Digital agrees channels deal with Turner

Ragnar Kårhus

Nordic pay TV platform Canal Digital has agreed a new carriage deal for Turner’s channels. The deal gives Canal Digital continued carriage of the CNN,… Read more

MTG turns in solid result despite Russian reversal

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG president and CEO.

Modern Times Group has delivered fourth quarter profits in line with analyst forecasts after a tough year that has seen the forced sale of its… Read more

Discovery bolsters sports team in Norway

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Discovery Networks Norway has reinforced its team with the promotion of Jan-Erik Aalbu to sporting director. The move means Aalbu joins Discovery’s local management team.… Read more

The QYou enters Nordic market with Canal Digital Kabel

qyou

The QYou, the Ireland based linear service that aims to bring the ‘best of the web’ to pay TV, has launched in the Nordic market… Read more

Telenor ends Baksaas consultancy as Vimpelcom fallout takes its toll

Jon Fredrik Baksaas

Telenor has terminated its consultancy agreement with former CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas by mutual agreement amidst the ongoing fallout of an international criminal investigation into… Read more

Viasat Broadcasting secures MLB World Series

Charles Glassen

ESPN Media Distribution has licensed the rights to air Major League Baseball’s World Series in the Nordic region to Modern Times Group’s Viasat Broadcasting. Viasat… Read more

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