Norway

MTG announces wide-ranging management shake-up

Jonas Karlen

There have been wide-ranging management changes at the Modern Times Group as the free and pay TV operator reorganises its business along country lines. New… Read more

Telenor names new CEO

Sigve Brekke

Norwegian telco Telenor has named Sigve Brekke as the company’s new Group President and CEO. He will succeed current CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas by August… Read more

Mixed results for Telenor Broadcast

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Telenor Broadcast saw a year-on-year fall in revenues for the first quarter of this year thanks to the impact of the sale of conditional access… Read more

Telenor launches Thor 7 satellite

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

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

Hans J. Carstensen

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