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

C More inks Starz streaming deal

Ash vs Evil Dead

Scandinavian pay TV platform C More has inked a programming deal with Starz and will take several of the premium cabler’s drama series on its… Read more

Telenor restructures management team

Ruba Sabanovic

Telenor has made a series of changes to its executive management team, with the creation of new markets and technology functions. The Nordic telco has… Read more

Telenor to divest VimpelCom stake

Sven Aaser

Telenor Group has announced its intention to divest all its shares in Russian operator VimpelCom, where the company has an economic stake of 33%. Telenor… Read more

Canal Digital Cable TV chooses Teleste for HFC upgrade


Norway’s Canal Digital Cable TV has chosen Teleste to provide equipment for its network upgrade programme, involving the upgrade of its HFC network to 1.2GHz.… Read more

Riks TV taps Zenterio for Smartbox II

Norwegian digital-terrestrial pay TV platform Riks TV has chosen TV software provider Zenterio for the rollout of the Smartbox II, a new hybrid set-top-box with… Read more

Eutelsat appoints TDF exec as VP of the UK and Nordics

Julien Seligmann

Eutelsat has appointed the head of TDF’s media services division, Julien Seligmann, as its regional vice president of the UK and Nordics. Seligmann will be… Read more

Conax appoints head of services

Oliver Bernau

TV security specialist Conax has appointed Oliver Bernau, formerly an executive at Nordic IT company Evry, as executive vice-president and head of services. In the… Read more

Telenor slows DTH decline

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

The rate of decline of Telenor’s DTH TV base continued to slow in the second quarter. Telenor reported 902,000 customers for its Canal Digital DTH… Read more