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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 […]

Nordic Entertainment secures IndyCar rights

Modern Times Group’s (MTG) soon to be split-off Nordic Entertainment (NENT) broadcast and streaming arm has secured the exclusive Nordic media rights to the NTT IndyCar Series until 2021. Every race will be shown live on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service and Viasat pay-TV channels, with selected races available on NENT Group’s free-TV channels. The […]

NENT acquires WTA tennis rights

Modern Times Group’s soon-to-be-spun-off TV and streaming arm Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has acquired the exclusive Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish media rights to 50 tennis tournaments from the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). The deal means that Nordic tennis fans can now follow players such as Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki and Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson live on […]

MTG and NENT Group secure €382m credit

Modern Times Group (MTG) and the newly separated Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) have jointly agreed a SEK 4 billion (€382 million) five-year revolving credit facility with a group of six Nordic banks. The facility replaces MTG’s existing SEK 4 billion facility, which matures in December 2018, and will provide back-up funding for MTG’s SEK […]

NENT Merges Splay & Nice One to create branded entertainment powerhouse

On Monday June 18, MTG’s Nordic Entertainment Group announced that it had acquired the remaining 4% of shares in Splay for SEK8.8 million (€853,000). A few hours later it then revealed that it was merging Splay with Nice One to create SplayOne, a “Nordic powerhouse in branded entertainment operating as part of NENT Studios.” Prior […]

NENT Group wins live Nordic rights to six soccer championships

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has acquired the exclusive Nordic media rights to six leading international football championships, representing a total of more than 1500 live games a season. The rights in question, which cover TV and streaming services, include Germany’s Bundesliga, France’s Ligue 1, The Netherlands’ Eredivisie, Belgium’s First Division A and the Scottish […]