Norway

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

MTG secures NHL rights

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG president and CEO.

Modern Times Group (MTG) has struck a new five-year deal with the National Hockey League (NHL) for exclusive broadcast and online rights across the Nordic… Read more

Turner closes three channels in Nordic markets

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Turner Broadcasting is closing three of its channels in the Nordic market from tomorrow. Turner told local press in May that its decision to pull… Read more

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

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