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Viaplay adds NHL and KSW rights ahead of UK launch

Viaplay will become home to the National Hockey League (NHL) and KSW mixed martial arts (MMA) in the UK when the service launches in that country. Up to 1,400 NHL ice hockey will be shown on Viaplay every year until 2027, alongside 12 live events from the KSW promotion annually until 2025. Viaplay will launch […]

Viaplay enters Dragon’s Den for first Dutch original

Nordic Entertainment’s (NENT Group) streaming service Viaplay has announced its first Dutch original show ahead of its planned launch in the Netherlands on March 1. Viaplay will exclusively air a local version of reality format Dragon’s Den alongside its line-up of local and original productions, international films and series, kids content and premium live sports. […]

Viaplay to launch in Netherlands in March

Nordic Entertainment Group’s (NENT Group) Viaplay streamer will launch in the Netherlands on March 1 2022 and offer Dutch viewers a combination of premium live sports, Viaplay Originals, Hollywood films and series, and kids content. The service will be a single package priced at €13.99 per month, and will be available through distribution partners including […]

Berenberg positive on NENT Group’s upping of sub targets and EBIT losses

Nordic streaming outfit Nordic Entertainment Group’s (NENT Group) ambitious international rollout plan for Viaplay is “likely to bear fruit in the medium term”, despite increased EBIT losses as it finances it expansion, according to an analysis by Berenberg. At NENT Group’s capital markets day last week the streaming outfit raised its subscriber target for 2025 […]

Viaplay to launch in the UK, Germany and Canada

Nordic streamer Viaplay is to launch in the UK, Germany and Canada over the next two years. The Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group)-owned streamer will be rolled into the UK in the second half of 2022 followed by expansion into Canada, Germany, Austria and Switzerland during 2023. NENT has also set itself new subscriber targets, […]

NENT Group adds new football rights to Baltic Viaplay offering

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has struck a new agreement with UEFA to make the Viaplay streaming service the exclusive home of UEFA Euro and FIFA World Cup qualifying matches and the UEFA Nations League in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from 2022 to 2028, in addition to the UEFA Euro 2024 and UEFA Euro 2028 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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