Allente


Viaplay extends EPL Norwegian reach with Allente and Altibox deals

Nordic streamer Viaplay Group and pay TV and broadband provider Allente have added Premier League football to their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. From August, Allente’s customers will be able to watch 380 live games from the league every season through Viaplay Group’s streaming and TV packages, including the debut of Norwegian player Erling Braut […]

Allente taps Synamedia for streaming security

Nordic pay TV provider Allente has tapped technology provider Synamedia’s latest SaaS products to protect its streamed TV and video content.  Synamedia’s OTT ServiceGuard and multi-DRM products will allow Allente to securely stream content across open platforms and to all devices, including phones, tablets, and smart TVs. OTT ServiceGuard is designed to addresse the  weaknesses in […]

Allente launches next-generation Android TV STB

Nordic pay TV operator Allente has partnered with KAON and 3SS to launch its next-generation super-aggregated Android TV STB for Scandinavia. The STBs, specifically the KAON BCM72180 PVR, will be available to over 1 million subscribers across the region. The tech is enabled by KAON middleware, NAGRA Media CAS, Broadcom 72180 SoC and based on […]

Allente completes integration of Google’s Common Broadcast Stack for Android TV

Nordic pay TV provider Allente is to deploy set-tops with Google’s Common Broadcast Stack. The Nordic Entertainment-Telenor JV, which combines the former Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital offerings, has completed integration of the Broadcast Stack into an  Android Operator Tier set-top, working with Google, Kaonmedia, Nagra, Broadcom and 3SS. Allente last year revealed that it […]

Allente names new CFO

Allente, the joint venture between Telenor and Nordic Entertainment combining the former Canal Digital and Viasat pay TV platforms, has named Helge Ølsen as its new chief financial officer. Ølsen was previously CFO of Telenor Myanmar, having earlier held roles in mergers and acquisitions and investor relations within Telenor Group. He will take up his […]

New CEO for Nordic pay TV outfit Allente

Jonas Gustafsson has been named as the new CEO of Allente, the pay TV joint venture between Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Telenor, Gustafsson, whose appointment is effective as of today, was previously CFO and head of operations at Allente, and prior to that CEO of Viasat Consumer and acting CEO for NENT Group […]

Allente brings Canal Digital and Viasat Consumer together

Allente, the combined Nordic pay TV service from that brings together the former Canal Digital offering from Telenor and Nordic Entertainment’s Viasat Consumer, has officially launched. The launch means that the Canal Digital and Viasat Consumer brands will be phased out. Existing customers of thelegacy services will retain their existing content line-ups as they are […]

Nordic pay TV outfit Allente taps 3SS and Kaonmedia for upgraded service

Allente, the new pay TV provider resulting from the recent merger between Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital in the Nordic market, his to deploy set-top boxes and middleware from Kaonmedia alongside Android TV specialist 3SS-enabled viewing experience enhancements across its aggregated 1.2 million subscriber base. Allente is building upon its 3SS-provided OnePlace satellite and OTT service […]

NENT ad sales and subscription revenues drop despite rise in Viaplay numbers

Free TV and subscription streaming provider Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) saw like-for-like sales drop by 13% in Q2 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with both advertising and subscription revenue falling, despite a strong uptick in Viaplay streaming subscribers. The group reported sales of SEK2.624 billion, down 13%. Streaming service Viaplay saw its […]