Norway

Telenor’s Thor 7 satellite now ready to broadcast

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting’s recently launched Thor 7 satellite has now reached its final orbital location and is ready for commercial operation. The satellite, which will… Read more

Discovery nabs Schibsted exec for Norway

Tine Austvoll Jensen

Discovery Networks Norway has hired Tine Austvoll Jensen to replace the retiring Morten Skotland Hansen. Austvoll Jensen becomes COO and CFO at the Discovery Networks… Read more

TDC expanding IPTV outside Denmark with Alcatel-Lucent

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Danish telco TDC is expanding its delivery of IPTV-based television services outside of its home market into Norway, in partnership with Alcatel-Lucent.  TDC will make… Read more

MTG announces wide-ranging management shake-up

Jonas Karlen

There have been wide-ranging management changes at the Modern Times Group as the free and pay TV operator reorganises its business along country lines. New… Read more

Telenor names new CEO

Sigve Brekke

Norwegian telco Telenor has named Sigve Brekke as the company’s new Group President and CEO. He will succeed current CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas by August… Read more

Mixed results for Telenor Broadcast

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Telenor Broadcast saw a year-on-year fall in revenues for the first quarter of this year thanks to the impact of the sale of conditional access… Read more

Telenor launches Thor 7 satellite

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting successfully launched its new Thor 7 satellite from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana yesterday. The satellite launched on board an… Read more

BBC Earth rolls out across Europe

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BBC Worldwide has launched BBC Earth in as a linear TV channel in a number of European countries this week, including Romania and Turkey. The… Read more

Ownit overtakes Com Hem as fastest Swedish ISP, says Netflix

Netflix ISP speed index march CROP

Swedish internet service provider Ownit overtook Com Hem in March to become the country’s fastest ISP for the first time since June 2014, according to… Read more

Viasat Norway to carry C More Sport

Vegard Klubbenes Drogseth

Viasat’s direct-to-home satellite platform in Norway will carry C More’s sports channels from April 6.  Viasat will offer the main C More sport channels –… Read more

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