Norway

Discovery extends Lang’s role to Nordic region chief

Michael Lang

Discovery Networks International has upped Michael Lang, its UK-based corporate development and digital chief and the former CEO of movie studio Miramax, to president, international… Read more

TDC finds TV going tough as competition bites

Pernille Erenbjerg

Danish telco TDC saw a net loss of 4,000 TV customers in Denmark in the third quarter as a result of cord-cutting by residential customers.… Read more

TV2 Norway chief exits, Ronnnigen returns

TV2

Trygve Rønningen is returning to Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to replace Trond Kvernstrøm as channel director. Rønningen began his career at the Modern Times Group-owned… Read more

H2 launches on Get in Norway

H2 logo

Norwegian cable and IPTV provider Get will now carry factual channel H2 after extending its distribution deal with A+E Networks UK. H2 will be available… Read more

Mixed TV numbers for TDC as migration to YouSee brand completed

yousee infokanal

Danish telco posted mixed results in TV in the second quarter, following its consolidation of the Danish consumer business under the YouSee brand formerly reserved… Read more

Telenor names new CFO

Jørgen Rostrup

Norway-based telco Telenor has named Jørgen Rostrup as its new chief financial officer. Rostrup, who is currently president of Yara North America, will join the Telenor… Read more

Canal Digital boost for Telenor Broadcast despite subs decline

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Telenor’s Canal Digital pay TV arm saw subscribers drop by 7,000 in the second quarter to reach 870,000. Canal Digital posted revenues of NOK1.165 billion… Read more

MTG strikes new deal with Telenor

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG president and CEO.

Modern Times Group (MTG) has agreed a new multi-year agreement for the distribution of its TV channels on Telenor’s networks in the Nordic region. The… Read more

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

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