Norway

Telia boosted by solid TV numbers

Johan Dennelind

Nordic telco Telia’s second quarter performance was boosted by a solid growth in TV numbers, although its financial performance in its domestic Swedish market fell… Read more

Telenor sees Broadcast revenues slip

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Norwegian telecom operator Telenor’s broadcast unit saw a 1% decline in revenues in the second quarter caused by currency effects, but grew EBITDA. Declines in… Read more

Telenor: Netflix accounts for 22% of broadband traffic

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Norway-based teleco Telenor has revealed that Netflix now accounts for 22% of all traffic on its broadband network. Telenor said that video accounts for some… Read more

TDC launching Blockbuster VOD in other Nordic markets

Blockbuster

Danish telco TDC is taking its Blockbuster transactional video-on-demand brand to Sweden, Norway and Finland. TDC is soft-launching the brand in other Nordic markets initially.… Read more

Kudelski acquires DVnor, plans integration with Conax security

Morten Solbakken

Kudelski Group has acquired Norway-based media asset management outfit Digital Video Norge (DVnor). The new acquisition will work closely with Kudelski’s Norway-based conditional access unit… Read more

Telenor Group agrees Netflix partnership

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Norway-based Telenor Group has agreed a long-term partnership with Netflix that will see it integrate the SVOD service into its set-top boxes. The deal will… Read more

ITV-backed SVOD service Curio to launch in Sweden and Norway

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Factual SVOD service Curio will launch in Sweden and Norway next month after the ITV-backed service secured deals with pay TV operators in the region,… Read more

HbbTV Association backs Nordic move to HbbTV2

NorDig

The HbbTV Association has welcomed NorDig’s new specification, which marks the Nordic region’s first steps from HbbTV1.5 to HbbTV 2.0. NorDig – which specifies the… Read more

Discovery Nordic chief leaves company

Harald Strømme

Discovery’s Norway and Sweden boss Harald Stromme has left the company amid reports of a disagreement about the direction of the business in those territories.… Read more

Telenor Broadcast sees in tough final quarter

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Norwegian telco Telenor’s Broadcast arm had a poor fourth quarter, with revenues down 6% year-on-year and EBITDA down 12%, hit by a currency impact on… Read more

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