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Sweden’s new TV4 Play streamer launches today

Telia’s reorganization of its struggling media arm takes a major step today with the launch of new combined streaming service TV4 Play. Telia said that the new TV4 play will continue to offer independent journalism, entertainment and drama but will also have a larger selection of films and series. In addition, coverage of SHL hockey, […]

TV business ‘negatively impacts’ Telia as it moves towards TV4 Play launch

TV and media is continuing to “negatively impact” Nordic telco Telia’s performance, despite resilience in its telecom activities, according to CEO Allison Kirkby. Reporting on Telia’s latest quarterly results, Kirkby said that “the current downturn in the advertising market is compounding the existing challenges in premium sports at a time of added cost from the […]

BritBox sets April 28 for Nordics launch

BBC Studios-ITV joint-venture Britbox will launch next week in the Nordics, the company has confirmed. The streamer, which launches under a new banner of BritBox International, will feature a range of new and classic British TV, along with originals such as the Matthew Macfadyen-starring Stonehouse. Starting April 28, the streamer will be available in Denmark, […]

BritBox teams up with C More for Nordic launch

BritBox International, the international version of the ‘best of UK’ SVOD offering, has teamed up with Swedish pay TV outfit C More to launch in the Nordic market. Starting in early 2022, C More’s customers will have access to BritBox under the partnership, bringing over 3,000 hours of both new original series and library content […]

Telia launches combined entertainment and 5G+ offering

Nordic telecom operator Telia has launched a new entertainment offering that brings together Netflix, C More and 5G+ mobile connectivity with unlimited data. Telia said that the offering was designed to enable customers to watch movies, series, and entertainment regardless of where they spent their time in the summer. The new service, launched on June […]

Com Hem and Telia renew battle over TV4 as deadline looms

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s distribution agreement with rival Telia’s TV4 Media, which was concluded after fraught negotiations in December 2019, is set to expire on Friday without a new deal in sight, once again raising the prospect that the principal Swedish commercial broadcaster’s channels could disappear from the Com Hem line-up. “Unfortunately we […]

TV investment weighs heavily as Telia recovers ground

Nordic telco Telia’s investment in TV and media assets once again weighed heavily on its latest quarterly financial numbers, despite resilience elsewhere that enabled the company to grow. Its overall revenue pie. CEO Allison Kirkby accepted that TV and media had faced “a challenging quarter” with revenue and adjusted EBITDA each falling by about 30%. […]

Telia agrees OTT licensing deal with Discovery for TV4 and C More channels

Nordic telco Telia has secured EC approval for a deal that will see it license OTT rights to its linear channels to Discovery in Sweden and Finland. The EC had previously made it a condition of its approval for Telia’s acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting-owned Swedish and Finnish commercial broadcasters TV4 and MTV and pay TV […]

TV4, C More and MTV to broadcast Champions League in Sweden and Finland

TV4, C More and MTV have acquired the exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League in Sweden and Finland for the window of 2021-24 Starting in autumn 2021, the premiere football competition will be broadcast exclusively on C More and TV4 in Sweden, while MTV has expanded its current arrangement through to 2024 in Finland. […]

Telia chief takes aim at streaming future as TV4 dispute reignites

Nordic telco Telia aims to is “determined that we will make sure that TV4 and C More…can be viewed by everyone” as part of its strategy to bring its TV assets from last year’s acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting to “more people”, according to CEO Christian Luiga. Speaking to analysts after Telia posted its year-end results, […]

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