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Telia to acquire Bonnier Broadcasting

Nordic telecom operator Telia has struck a deal to take control of Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4 and Nordic pay TV channel provider C More for SEK9.2 billion (€890 million). Telia said the move was in line with the strategy adopted by the Board in 2014 to create a new Telia Company […]

TV4 Play launches on Samsung smart TVs

Bonnier Broadcasting-owned Swedish streaming service TV4 Play has launched a version of its app on Samsung’s smart TV platform. The TV4 Play app is now available on Samsung smart TVs from 2015 and later. The app can be downloaded from the Samsung Smarthub, enabling viewers to see a range of free-to-air programmes, series and live […]

Telenor and TV4 strike last-minute carriage deal

Telenor and Swedish broadcaster TV4 Group have struck a last minute agreement over carriage terms for the latter’s channels on the Canal Digital platform. The pair had been locked in one of the carriage terms dispute that are becoming an increasingly common feature of the pay TV landscape as broadcasters seek to gain additional revenues […]

Bonnier Broadcasting signs deal with Telenor for Sport Channel

Bonnier Broadcasting-owned Swedish pay TV channel provider C More’s recently launched Sport Channel is now available on Telenor’s Canal Digital platform and Bredbandsbolaget network in Sweden. The agreement with Telenor means that the service is available on all major pay TV platforms in the country, with a reach of about 1.5 million households. Johan Cederqvist, […]

Com Hem takes Bonnier’s Sports Channel

Sweden’s Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of TV4 and C More, has signed a deal with Com Hem to bring its new Sports Channel to the cable operator’s pay TV subscribers. Com Hem cable and Boxer digital-terrestrial subscribers will have access to the channel, which shows matches from the Allsvenskan football league, SHL hockey league, the Swedish […]

Sweden’s TV4 to record ‘highest turnover ever’ in 2017

Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4 said it expects to record its “highest turnover ever” in 2017, thanks largely to digital growth. Speaking at the Future TV Advertising Forum in London yesterday, TV4’s chief operating officer and head of business unit advertising at Bonnier Broadcasting, Mathias Berg, said that 2017 is shaping up to be the “best […]

C More sports channels on Viasat for first time

Swedish pay and TV broadcaster Bonnier Broadcasting has secured a deal with Modern Times Group’ that will see its C More sports channels appear on the MTG Viasat pay TV platform for the first time. C More’s sports channels will appear on the platform from the first quarter of next year. The deal also secures […]

TV4’s Berg named as C More COO, CEO departs

Swedish broadcasting group Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of free-to-air broadcaster TV4 and pay TV outfit C More, has named Mathias Berg as operational manager for both TV4 and C More. Berg, who is currently COO of TV4, will add C More to his responsibilities, with the task of further coordinating and integrating the pair’s activities, particularly […]

TV4 partners with Yospace for live ad placements

Swedish commercial broadcaster, TV4, has chosen Yospace’s Dynamic Ad Insertion solution to monetise live channels on its TV everywhere platform, TV4 Play. The companies first began working together in 2014, when TV4 launched server-side dynamic ad insertion on TV4 Play’s catch-up content on Apple TV and Chromecast devices. By extending the technology to live, TV4 […]

TV4 caught in #MeToo wave as CEO unveils crisis measures

Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster TV4’s CEO Casten Almqvist has announced a new “no exceptions, no tolerance” policy on sexual harassment and discrimination following revelations concerning popular DIY and interior design programme Äntligen Hemma and its host Martin Timell. Timell has been the subject of accusations of sexual harassment, racism and homophobia, with a […]

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