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Viacom launches Paramount+ in Finland

February 27, 2019

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced the launch of Paramount+ in Finland with broadband, mobile and TV operator Telia.

Paramount+ initially launched in the Nordics in 2017 as a set-top box and TV Everywhere application available to higher tier subscribers of pay TV operators. This Telia partnership marks the first time that the product becomes available direct to consumers on a standalone subscription basis.

In the Nordics, Paramount+ offers a first pay TV window for Paramount Pictures’ new movie releases alongside an array of classic films, top TV dramas and popular programming from Viacom-owned brands MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Bellator MMA.

The service launches as a standalone branded destination on Telia’s platform. A subscription to Paramount+ will be available to all Telia TV customers for an additional €7.95 per month.

Jesper Dahl, General Manager for Viacom in the Nordics commented: ““Paramount+ has proven to be a great success in Nordic markets and we’re delighted to now expand the service in Finland. With Paramount+, our partners can offer their customers exclusive and unique content from Viacom’s broad content portfolio, including kids content from Nickelodeon, new movie releases and classic films from Paramount Pictures’ as well as top performing shows from Comedy Central and MTV,”

Olli-Pekka Takanen, Head of TV and Media at Telia Finland adds: “We are excited to add new content into Telia TV. Telia TV is a service open to all customers regardless of their operator. This means that anyone in Finland interested in Paramount Pictures’ new movie releases now have the opportunity to sit back and enjoy great movies through Telia TV.”

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