Norway

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

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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

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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

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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

Discovery expands Nordic distribution

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Discovery is expanding its Nordic footprint after agreeing new deals with TDC-owned cable operators YouSee in Denmark and Get in Norway. Discovery said the YouSee… Read more

Discovery extends Lang’s role to Nordic region chief

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Discovery Networks International has upped Michael Lang, its UK-based corporate development and digital chief and the former CEO of movie studio Miramax, to president, international… Read more

TDC finds TV going tough as competition bites

Pernille Erenbjerg

Danish telco TDC saw a net loss of 4,000 TV customers in Denmark in the third quarter as a result of cord-cutting by residential customers.… Read more

TV2 Norway chief exits, Ronnnigen returns

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Trygve Rønningen is returning to Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to replace Trond Kvernstrøm as channel director. Rønningen began his career at the Modern Times Group-owned… Read more

H2 launches on Get in Norway

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Norwegian cable and IPTV provider Get will now carry factual channel H2 after extending its distribution deal with A+E Networks UK. H2 will be available… Read more

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