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Nordic Entertainment secures F1 rights for Poland

Streaming and pay and free TV provider Nordic Entertainment (NENT Group) has struck a deal for Formula 1 rights in Poland, one of the key markets targeted by NENT Group as it embarks on the international rollout of streaming service Viaplay. Starting in 2023, Viaplay will become the exclusive Polish home of Formula 1, with […]

Berenberg bullish on Viaplay launch plans for Baltic and Poland

Nordic Entertainment Group’s (NENT Group) prospects for success in the Baltic states and Poland have received a thumbs up from analysts at Berenberg. According to the analysts, NENT’s prospects for its forthcoming streaming launch in the Baltics, where it plans to roll out its Viaplay service in Q1 2021, are good. They cited the success […]

NENT Group extends SPL rights

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), has furthered its position as the region’s leading sports broadcaster by extending its exclusive rights deal with the Scottish Premiership until the end of the 2024/2025 season. NENT will broadcast 48 Scottish Premiership matches live every season on its Viaplay streaming service in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and – for […]

Nordic Entertainment extends Danish Champions League rights

Nordic streaming, free and pay TV provider Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has extended its grip on exclusive Danish rights to UEFA Champions League football until the end of the 2023-24 season. NENT Group has also acquired the exclusive rights to the UEFA Europa League and the new Europa Conference League in Sweden, Norway and […]

Nordic Entertainment extends deal with Com Hem

Sweden-based free and pay TV company Nordic Entertainment (NENT) and Tele2-owned cable operator Com Hem have extended their distribution agreement. The deal makes NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service and Viasat pay TV channels available to a wider range of Com Hem and Boxer customers.From this month, access to Viaplay’s film and series package will be […]

NENT in staff cutting plan, writes off free TV content

Free and pay TV provider Nordic Entertainment (NENT) has unveiled plans to make annual savings of SEK250 million (€24 million) from cutting back staff and enable continued investment in its Viaplay streaming offering. The group will also report a one-off charge of approximately SEK700 million for this quarter comprising redundancy costs and the write-down of free […]

Ampere Analysis: Nordic broadcasters turning to originals in battle with SVOD giants

Nordic broadcasters are increasingly focusing on local originals and collaborating with each other to produce them in their battle with international SVOD giants such as Netflix, according to a report by Ampere Analysis.  According to Ampere, only 3% of Netflix titles in Sweden are local, while only 1% of Amazon Prime titles are from the […]

Nordic Entertainment’s Viaplay to be added to RiksTV’s Strim

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) has struck a deal with Norwegian digital-terrestrial TV operator RiksTV that will extend the availability of NENT’s Viaplay streaming service and TV channels to RiksTV’s Strim streaming offering. Viaplay will be available as part of RiksTV’s Strim streaming offering, which will also include NENT Group’s TV3, TV6 and Viasat 4 channels. At […]

NENT Group and Tele2 expand distribution agreement in Sweden

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) and Tele2 have announced the expansion of their distribution agreement. This expansion will see NENT’s Viasat premium pay-TV channels will be available to customers of Tele2’s Boxer brand, while its TV3 and TV8 channels will be included in more of the basic TV packages offered by Tele2’s Com Hem brand.  The channels […]

NENT sees local content as key to its Nordic streaming battle with Netflix

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) CEO Anders Jensen used his MIPTV keynote to tell delegates that he regards his firm as a streaming company – despite its diverse free TV, PayTV and production operations. “We believe in free and PayTV and invest in it, but streaming is where the consumer is going – so that’s how […]