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Finland’s DNA names new CEO

Jussi Tolvanen has been named as the new president and CEO of Telenor-owned Finnish service provider DNA. The company’s current president and CEO, Jukka Leinonen, will become the full-time head of the Telenor Group’s Nordic Cluster. Tolvanen will take up his new role on October 11. He is currently the CEO of Microsoft in Finland and previously […]

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 […]

Love Nature debuts on Telenor Sweden

4K wildlife and Nature channel Love Nature has launched on Telenor Sweden. Subscribers to the platform will have access to Love Nature’s programming on its linear channel and on the platform’s VOD service, as part of a three-year carriage deal. The launch in Sweden follows the channel’s roll out last fall on Telenor’s linear platform in […]

Northrop Grumman mission extends life of Intelsat 1° West satellite

The Intelsat 10-02/Thor satellite at the 1° West position is to see its life extended thanks to a pioneering space mission by Northrop Grumman Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics. SpaceLogistics has successfully completed the docking of a special Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (MEV-2) to the Intelsat satellite to deliver life-extension services. According to Intelsat, Northrop […]

Intelsat launches Galaxy 30, life-extender for Intelsat 10-02

Satellite operator Intelsat has launched Galaxy 30, its latest geosynchronous orbit satellite that will primarily provide high-performance TV distribution service to its North American customers. The launch vehicle also carried Northrop Grumman’s Mission Extension Vehicle 2 (MEV-2). The existing Intelsat 10-02 satellite is scheduled to be the latter’s first customer in early 2021. Both craft […]

Nordija taps Yospace for Telenor Sweden media project

Ad tech outfit Yospace and middleware provider Nordija have completed an integration that will Nordija bring Yospace´s server-side dynamic ad insertion technology to its customers. Pre-integration with Yospace will enable Nordija´s customers to deliver ads across multiple devices and platforms, according to the pair. The pair are working together to deliver a project for Telenor […]

Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital combine as Allente

The merger of Viasat Consumer, Nordic Entertainment’s (NENT Group) satellite pay TV and streaming business, with Canal Digital, Telenor Group’s satellite pay TV operation, into a new joint venture company has been completed, with the combined company given the name Allente. Completion of the agreement follows the approval of the EC at the end of […]

Nordic Entertainment and Telenor get green light for pay TV merger

Viaplay owner NENT Group and fellow Nordic operator Telenor Group have been given the greenlight by the European Commission to combine their Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital pay-TV operations. The merger, first unveiled last year, will create a new joint venture company that is made up of NENT’s satellite/broadband TV operations and Canal Digital, Telenor’s satellite […]

ViacomCBS extends Paramount+ reach in the Nordics

ViacomCBS Networks International has struck three new distribution agreements in Sweden and Finland for its premium streaming service Paramount+. In Finland, Paramount+ will launch on Sanoma’s Ruutu platform as a standalone subscription service, offering subscribers new and classic movies from the Paramount Pictures library, as well as series from Paramount Network, Comedy Central, MTV, and […]

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