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Agama teams up with Theo for video streaming

Quality assurance specialist Agama Technologies and video playback and real-time streaming technology  provider Theo Technologies have struck an expanded partnership to deliver video streaming experiences cross-platform, on the web, mobile, smart TVs, and more. The pair’s joint solution combines Theo’s video playback technology – THEOplayer – and Agama’s video observability and analytics platform, allowing the […]

Telenor to sell Telenor Satellite to state-owned Space Norway

Norwegian telco Telenor has struck an agreement to sell its Telenor Satellite subsidiary to state-owned space outfit Space Norway. Telenor said the sale price for the satellite division will be NOK2.36 billion on an enterprise value basis. As Space Norway is wholly owned by the Norwegian Government, the transaction is subject to approval by the […]

Norway’s NRK taps Appear for DVB and OTT distribution

Technology outfit Appear has teamed up with Norway’s public broadcaster NRK, to expand and upgrade its media delivery platform. NRK plans to take advantage of future advances in encoding and video transport technologies via  the partnership with Appear. The tech company will deliver a compression platform capable of delivering high-quality encoding streams for transcoding by various […]

BritBox International launches on Apple TV app in the Nordics

BBC and ITV streaming JV BritBox International has launched as a subscription channel in the Apple TV app in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The UK international streamer said that the latest launch will significantly expand its reach across the Nordic market and build on its launches in North America and Australia. BritBox recently surpassed […]

Amazon Prime Video unveils raft of new shows for Nordics

Amazon Prime Video has reinforced its commitment to the competitive Nordic market by announcing a slate of 12 new unscripted reality and entertainment series coming to its streaming service in the region this autumn. Amazon said the 12 new additions are part of Prime Video’s commitment and long-term investment in the territory. The titles will be […]

Denmark’s Telmore launches revamped streaming offering

Danish alternative mobile player Telmore, part of Nuuday, is launching the next generation of its Telmore Play offering, which gives customers a number of streaming services included in their mobile subscription at a low price.  The new launch is designed to meet a demand from customers for a more flexible entertainment offer and to be […]

Credential sharing in the Nordics: three million using SVOD without paying

As many as three million SVOD subscriptions in the Nordics are currently accessed using another household’s subscription, according to local research outfit Mediavision According to Mediavision’s latest analysis of the Nordic TV and streaming market, some three million SVOD subscriptions in the Nordics are currently borrowed from another household, without payment. For subscriptions for the […]

Nordic SVOD subscribers ready for ad-supported offerings

Over half of Nordic SVOD subscribers would be willing to convert to cheaper options with advertising if the choice is available, according to Nordic research outfit Mediavision. Of the approximately 17 million SVOD subscriptions on the Nordic market, distributed over slightly more than seven million households, Mediavision found that a little more four million of […]

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 […]

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