Norway

Modern Times Group secures ATP tennis rights

Peter Nørrelund

Modern Times Group (MTG) has struck a deal to secure the ATP tennis rights for Sweden and Norway. Under the terms of the agreement, MTG… Read more

HBO unveils first Scandi original

HBO's Gösta

Swedish filmmaker Lukas Moodysson will create HBO Europe’s first original series out of Scandinavia. Scripted show Gösta (its working title) will be a “mix of comedy… Read more

NBCU plans Nordic expansion for Hayu

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NCBUniversal International is set to expand its reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, into the Nordics, in what it described as a “key milestone” for the… Read more

MTG launches Norwegian start-up accelerator

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MTG has launched a start-up accelerator in Norway that will see it offer digital companies free office space and the chance to collaborate on content,… Read more

Viacom joins SVOD race with Paramount+ launch

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Viacom Media Networks International is joining the race among major international content players to develop their own subscription video-on-demand services with the launch of Paramount+… Read more

Heuch replaces Haug at Telenor

Cecilie Heuch

Nordic telco Telenor has named Cecilie Heuch as EVP and chief people officer, effective from December 1. Heuch will succeed Erik Haug, who is leaving… Read more

Google exec to lead Discovery Nordics digital unit

Karin Bonde

Google exec Karin Bonde has left the tech giant to become VP of Discovery Networks Nordics’ digital entertainment business. The new role will see Bonde… Read more

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

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