Norway

Nordic launches for BBC Brit and Earth channels

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BBC Worldwide is planning to launch its BBC Brit and BBC Earth channels in the Nordics starting April 2015.  The two new global BBC brands… Read more

Norway’s TV2 taps Monterosa for mobile interaction

Second screen technology firm Monterosa has partnered with Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to deliver real-time voting for its new live talent show My Dance Crew.… Read more

Norway’s Canal Digital Kabel TV selects ADB

Canal Digital Kabel TV

Norway’s Canal Digital Kabel TV has selected ADB to provide multiscreen services across a range of devices. Canal Digital Kabel TV is using ADB’s Multi-Screen… Read more

MTG launches JuicyPlay gossip video sites

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The Modern Times Group is rolling out three entertainment and celebrity gossip video sites under the JuicyPlay banner. The video-rich sites have launched in Denmark… Read more

SBS Discovery joins Nordisk Film & TV Fund

Elving Landsverk

Norway’s second-largest commercial broadcaster SBS Discovery and its flagship channel TVNorge are joining the Nordisk Film & TV Fond (Fund). SBS Discovery’s Swedish network Kanal… Read more

Telenor and TeliaSonera merge Danish operations

Kjell Morten Johnsen

Norway-based operator Telenor has agreed struck a deal with Nordic telco TeliaSonera to merge their Danish operations, in a deal designed to create a “robust… Read more

Cirkus secures distribution with Norway’s Get

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On-demand service Cirkus, which offers the ‘Best of British’ programming to international markets, has secured a distribution deal with Norwegian cable operator Get. The deal… Read more

Cirkus secures Driver for Nordic markets

The Driver

On-demand service provider Cirkus, which specialises in aggregating a ‘Best of British’ catalogue or programmes, has acquired the exclusive subscription on-demand rights for Nordic territories… Read more

Cable operators top Netflix Euro-rankings

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Netflix has published its second assessment of internet service providers’ performance in Europe since it launched in a batch of countries in September. In France,… Read more

On-demand boost and mixed fortunes for TDC’s TV activities

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Danish telco TDC, which also operates the YouSee cable network, has seen the number of downloads of its Play on-demand app grow strongly since the… Read more