Norway


TV 2 becomes Norway’s first live 3D broadcaster

TV 2 became Norway’s first broadcaster to air live 3D last night when it delivered the Norway v Cyprus football match from the national football stadium in Oslo in 3D.   TV 2’s OB team used its recently-acquired 3D-ready OB truck to produce the broadcast. Five 3D cameras were set up within the stadium to […]

Norway’s TV 2 to air 3D football match online

Norway’s TV 2 will broadcast a live football match in 3D to its IPTV and online viewers on October 15. The broadcaster will air Saturday’s Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool in 3D using technology from Vizrt and its partner SterGen High-Tech that enables real-time creation of computed stereoscopic 3D from individual 2D […]

Cable leading high speed broadband growth in Norway

Cable operators are boosting high speed broadband penetration in Norway, according to cable association Kabel Norge. In 2010, the share of Norwegian households having access to at least 50Mbps broadband increased from 19% to 41%. Kabel Norge referred to the Ministry of Government Administration and Reform survey Broadband coverage 2011 that confirmed cable TV networks […]

Telenor reshuffle sees Conax chief named CEO Telenor Norway

  Berit Svendsen, the CEO of Telenor-owned conditional access company Conax is becoming executive vice-president and CEO of the telco’s Norwegian business. Svendsen joined Telenor in 1988 as a research scientist, becoming executive vice-president and chief technology officer of Telenor and chair of Telenor R&D in 2000. She joined Conax as CEO in May 2008. […]

GET chooses Pace for converged home solution

Norwegian cable operator GET selected Pace to develop its new converged home service. Pace is delivering a hardware platform consisting of its Media Gateway product and companion HD set-top boxes designed to deliver media content and data to a variety of devices around the home. The Pace Media Gateway will provide a central hub in […]

Vimond adds connected TV support

Vimond Media Solutions has added support for connected TVs to the Vimond online TV platform, allowing users to publish services on connected TVs through the use of widgets or TV apps. A broadcaster or operator with an existing OTT service powered by the Vimond platform will be able to adapt the same to a new […]

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