NENT Group

Starzplay launches in Nordics on Viaplay

Starzplay has launched in the Nordics in partnership with Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group. Subscribers of Viaplay will now have access to the streamer, which offers original series including The Spanish Princess and The Girlfriend Experience along with acquired content such as the Golden Globe-winning Ramy. Viaplay users will be the first in the territory which […]

NENT Studios UK to be sold to fuel Nordic streamer Viaplay’s growth plans

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is selling its UK-based development, production and distribution business, which was only launched last year. NENT Studios UK consists of London-based distribution and financing business DRG, which was formally rebranded in April. Following the sale, NENT Group will retain the NENT Studios UK name. The UK division, whose slate includes drama The […]

NENT Group confident about expansion plans while remaining sustainable

Anders Jensen, CEO of Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), said that the company is in a ‘strong leadership position’ in regards to its streaming service Viaplay. The CEO was speaking at a live-streamed capital market’s day event shortly after the company revealed that Viaplay will rollout in a further 10 international markets by 2023, including […]

NENT and Elisa to debut joint streaming platform on December 3

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Finnish cable operator and telco Elisa will launch their combined streaming service Elisa Viihde Viaplay in Finland on December 3. The launch follows the announcement of a deal between the pair in June to bring together Viaplay’s original Nordic productions, Hollywood films and series, and high kids content with […]

NENT quits UK for Sweden, posts strong growth for Viaplay

Streaming and free and pay TV provider Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) is to move the registrations for its streaming platforms and the broadcast licences for its TV channels to Sweden from the UK from January 1 to ensure the post-Brexit availability of the outfit’s services in the territories in which it operates. The move means […]

NENT Group ups Viaplay target for second time in 2020

Following a successful H1, Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has upgraded its 2020 subscriber target to 3 million for streaming service Viaplay. This new target would see Viaplay add more than 700,000 subscribers by the end of the year, representing an annual growth of 30%. This would not be unprecedented, considering that the first half […]

NENT Group hires Peter Nørrelund as it looks to expand streaming and sports portfolios

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has announced the appointment of Peter Nørrelund as its EVP and head of expansion and sport. Reporting to CEO Anders Jensen, Nørrelund will be responsible for enhancing NENT’s growing sports rights portfolio while also expanding its Viaplay streaming service. The company’s sports rights portfolio includes the English Premier League, UEFA […]

NENT’s Viaplay to merge with Elisa Viihde in Finland

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is to combine its streaming service Viaplay with OTT rival Elisa Viihde Aitio in Finland. NENT and Finnish telco Elisa will launch a standalone service for Finnish viewers called Elisa Viihde Viaplay, which will launch in Q4. It will offer Viaplay’s original Nordic productions, Hollywood films and series, as well […]

NENT Group expands Swedish distribution deal with Bahnhof

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has announced an expanded distribution deal with Swedish broadband and IPTV provider Bahnhof.  This deal will see NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service continue to be available to Bahnhof’s 350,000 Swedish customers as an add-on, and it also sees Viaplay’s TV & Movie package included in Bahnhof’s top-tier TV offering, TV […]