Sweden


Com Hem and TV4 agree new expanded deal

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem has followed up its framework agreement with Telia-owned commercial broadcaster TV4 with a comprehensive multi-year deal that will see channels TV4, Sjuan and TV12 and pay TV offering C More continue to air on the Com Hem network. The deal also provides for more channels to be added to […]

NENT Group ‘stands apart’ among broadcasters taking on streaming giants

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) stands on its own as an example of a broadcaster successfully making the transition to online media and competing with SVOD giants thanks to its strong content assets and – in particular – its “high-quality sports right portfolio”, according to analysts at Berenberg. Berenberg is highly positive about the prospects […]

NENT’s Viaplay to expand to 10 international markets, including Poland and US

Nordic Entertainment (NENT Group) has unveiled plans to rollout streaming services in 10 international markets by the end of 2023, including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and the US in 2021. By the end of 2025, NENT Group aims to increase its subscriber base to approximately 10.5 million by more than doubling its Viaplay paying subscriber base in […]

Com hem and TV4 strike new framework agreement

Following a prolonged period of uncertainty, Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and the country’s major commercial broadcaster, Telia-owned TV4 Group, have agreed a framework deal will see TV4 channels continue to be aired on the Com Hem network. Following the agreement, Com Hem customers and those of sister-digital-terrestrial network Boxer will continue to have […]

Com Hem and Telia renew battle over TV4 as deadline looms

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem’s distribution agreement with rival Telia’s TV4 Media, which was concluded after fraught negotiations in December 2019, is set to expire on Friday without a new deal in sight, once again raising the prospect that the principal Swedish commercial broadcaster’s channels could disappear from the Com Hem line-up. “Unfortunately we […]

Tele2 chief positive on TV as revenues and subscribers drop

Sweden’s Tele2 is in “a great position to “create value and secure profitability by leveraging our potential as an innovative aggregator and distributor” in TV, despite the industry being in a “period of radical change, with domestic fights for rights to Swedish content and sports, while international players launch one play service after another”, according […]

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 […]

Tele2’s Com Hem and Boxer to add Discovery’s Dplay to offering

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem and digital-terrestrial pay TV sister company Boxer have agreed a new distribution deal with Discovery Networks Sweden.  From the beginning of 2021, Com Hem and Boxer will also launch Discovery streaming service Dplay to all TV customers. Any existing Com Hem TV customer who buys Dplay via the cable TV […]

Nordic pay TV outfit Allente taps 3SS and Kaonmedia for upgraded service

Allente, the new pay TV provider resulting from the recent merger between Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital in the Nordic market, his to deploy set-top boxes and middleware from Kaonmedia alongside Android TV specialist 3SS-enabled viewing experience enhancements across its aggregated 1.2 million subscriber base. Allente is building upon its 3SS-provided OnePlace satellite and OTT service […]

Com Hem offers Apple TV 4K

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem has begun offering Apple TV 4K boxes as part of a subscription offering. With Apple TV 4K, Com Hem customers ae able to watch content from Com Hem Play, the operator’s streaming service, as well as Apple TV channels, Apple TV+, Apple Music, Apple Arcade and Airplay-compatible apps. Subscribers […]

1 2 3 52