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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

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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

C More inks Starz streaming deal

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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

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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

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