Norway

Telenor launches Thor 7 satellite

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Telenor Satellite Broadcasting successfully launched its new Thor 7 satellite from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana yesterday. The satellite launched on board an… Read more

BBC Earth rolls out across Europe

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BBC Worldwide has launched BBC Earth in as a linear TV channel in a number of European countries this week, including Romania and Turkey. The… Read more

Ownit overtakes Com Hem as fastest Swedish ISP, says Netflix

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Swedish internet service provider Ownit overtook Com Hem in March to become the country’s fastest ISP for the first time since June 2014, according to… Read more

Viasat Norway to carry C More Sport

Vegard Klubbenes Drogseth

Viasat’s direct-to-home satellite platform in Norway will carry C More’s sports channels from April 6.  Viasat will offer the main C More sport channels –… Read more

Norway’s TV 2 buys domestic C More assets

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Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV 2 has bought Nordic pay TV channel provider C More’s Norwegian sports operations, as part of a major content deal between… Read more

NRK taps Arkena for CDN services

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Norwegian public broadcaster NRK has signed a contract with Arkena to provide CDN services for its streaming activities alongside two other vendors. In 2014, NRK… Read more

Half of Nordic streamers use SVoD services

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More than half of all streaming video users in the Nordics (52%) pay for a subscription streaming service, according to new research by media services… Read more

Telenor Norwegian TV sees modest growth

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Norwegian telco Telenor’s domestic TV base remained stable in the fourth quarter. The telco had 531,000 TV customers, up from 530,000 in the third quarter… Read more

TV becomes more important for TDC

Carsten Dilling

Danish telco TDC expects to earn close to a quarter of revenues this year from TV, moves and entertainment services, following last year’s acquisition of… Read more

MTG launches Gossip in Norway

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The Modern Times Group has launched its online entertainment channel Gossip in Norway. The video-based site will have local celebrity news as well as covering… Read more