Norway


Viaplay and Telenor renew partnership in Sweden and Norway

Viaplay Group and Telenor have agreed a new long-term distribution partnership in Sweden and Norway that will provide Telenor’s 1 million TV customers access to Viaplay sports, series and film content. Telenor will continue to distribute the Viaplay streaming service and Viaplay linear TV and pay-TV channels in the two countries, along with the V […]

Allente first to deploy 3SS’ latest generation Control Centre

Nordic pay TV provider Allente is to deploy technology provider 3SS’ new UX management and content curation hub the 3Ready Control Centre 3.0. This deployment is a step in the roadmap of Allente’s super-aggregated TV services for Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. 3SS says it created 3Ready Control Center 3.0 to enable operators to carry out […]

Viaplay extends EPL Norwegian reach with Allente and Altibox deals

Nordic streamer Viaplay Group and pay TV and broadband provider Allente have added Premier League football to their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. From August, Allente’s customers will be able to watch 380 live games from the league every season through Viaplay Group’s streaming and TV packages, including the debut of Norwegian player Erling Braut […]

Pluto TV launches in Nordics, merges with Viafree

Paramount’s FAST service Pluto TV today expanded to the Nordic market with launches in Sweden, Denmark and Norway in partnership with Nordic Entertainment (NENT Group)/Viaplay. For the first time Paramount’s FAST offering will launch in combination with a local AVOD service, NENT Group’s Viafree, bringing a more comprehensive free streaming experience to audiences in Sweden, […]

Pluto TV to launch in Nordics in May

ViacomCBS/Paramount’s free ad-supported streaming offering Pluto TV is to launch in the Nordic market in May. The FAST service will be available in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway on May 18. Pluto TV will debut in Nordics offering two viewing choices, with more than 210 live, linear channels and a Viafree on-demand section. Pluto TV’s channels will include […]

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 […]

New CEO for Nordic pay TV outfit Allente

Jonas Gustafsson has been named as the new CEO of Allente, the pay TV joint venture between Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Telenor, Gustafsson, whose appointment is effective as of today, was previously CFO and head of operations at Allente, and prior to that CEO of Viasat Consumer and acting CEO for NENT Group […]

Allente brings Canal Digital and Viasat Consumer together

Allente, the combined Nordic pay TV service from that brings together the former Canal Digital offering from Telenor and Nordic Entertainment’s Viasat Consumer, has officially launched. The launch means that the Canal Digital and Viasat Consumer brands will be phased out. Existing customers of thelegacy services will retain their existing content line-ups as they are […]

Altibox taps Agama for OTT monitoring

Lyse Group-owned Norwegian service provider Altibox has tapped quality assurance specialist Agama Technologies to extend its Agama monitoring solution to include support for OTT companion devices. Agama’s solutions are now responsible for all monitoring, analytics and assurance across all types of devices. Altibox, which provides TV and internet services in Norway and Denmark, chose Agama’s set-top […]

Telia sees improvement in TV performance

Nordic telco Telia saw an improvement in its TV performance in the third quarter, with a return to subscriber growth and a reduced rate of decline in advertising sales. “We continue to see improved demand for our free-to-air content in both Sweden and Finland. As a consequence, advertising revenues went from a 31 percent decline […]

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