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Viaplay names Åberg SVP and Head of Investor Relations

Viaplay Group has appointed Sandra Åberg SVP and Head of Investor Relations. Åberg is currently Investor Relations Director at Essity in Stockholm and brings experience in investor relations and finance from a range of international businesses. She will join Viaplay Group in September 2023 and report to Anders Jensen, Viaplay Group President and CEO. Åberg […]

May 11, 2023

Viaplay Q1 subs up 60%

Viaplay, the streaming service owned by Swedish media company Viaplay Group, has reported that paying subscribers in Q1 were up up 60 per cent YoY to 7.64 million, with 325,000 subscribers added QoQ. Viaplay’s Nordic revenues were up 36 per cent YoY  to SEK1,211 million (€106.7m) on an organic basis, while international revenues were up […]

April 25, 2023

Nørrelund to leave Viaplay Group

Peter Nørrelund, Viaplay Group EVP and Chief Sports Officer, has decided to resign from his position after more than 20 years with the company. Nørrelund joined Modern Times Group (MTG) in Denmark in 2003 and was promoted to Group Head of Sports in 2013. Following the split of MTG and Nordic Entertainment Group (now Viaplay […]

March 28, 2023

Viaplay recognised for sustainability performance

Viaplay Group has been recognised for its sustainability performance by Sustainalytics for the second consecutive year, following an analysis of over 15,000 companies around the world, and has received both a 2023 Industry Top-Rated Badge and a Regional Top-Rated Badge. In addition, Viaplay Group’s 2030 emission reduction targets for greenhouse gases (GHG) have been validated […]

March 2, 2023

Viaplay Group back in S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Viaplay Group has been included in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the second consecutive year. The company has qualified for both DJSI World and DJSI Europe, maintaining its position in the top 10 per cent of media and entertainment companies in terms of sustainability performance. Viaplay Group is one of just six […]

December 15, 2022

Viaplay head meets EU Commissioner

Anders Jensen, Viaplay Group President and CEO, and Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the Internal Market of the European Union, have met in Brussels to discuss the future competitiveness of Europe’s audiovisual and streaming sector, and the urgent need for supportive policy frameworks that create a more level playing field for ambitious European businesses such as […]

June 28, 2022By Colin Mann

NENT Group now Viaplay Group

With such a move being proposed at the end of March 2022, Viaplay Group, the international streaming provider, has formally changed its name and brand from Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), following approval by shareholders at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 18th. The change reflects the company’s strategic focus on the Viaplay streaming […]

May 19, 2022

Sweden: Viaplay on Tele2

Viaplay and Tele2 have agreed a multi-year strategic distribution partnership in Sweden. Viaplay will be included in all Tele2’s pay-TV packages and will also be directly available through the Tele2 Play streaming package from later this year. As part of the agreement, Viaplay Film & Series will be included in Tele2’s Standard pay-TV package; Viaplay […]

March 16, 2022

Viaplay surpasses 4m paying subs

NENT has reported that its Viaplay streaming service has seen paying subscribers rise by 33 per cent YoY to just over 4 million, with 397,000 subscribers added QoQ. NENT also reported 12 per cent organic sales growth with reported sales of SEK 3,553 million (€340.2m). Anders Jensen, NENT President and CEO, commented: “We ended the […]

February 8, 2022

Viaplay subs up 28% YoY

NENT has reported a 28 per cent increase in Viaplay paying subscribers year-on-year to 3,608,000, with 322,000 subscribers added quarter-on-quarter, of which 36,000 were Nordic subscribers and 286,000 were international subscribers. NENT reported Q3 sales of SEK 3,054 million (€305.7m), an increase of 9.9 per cent. In a press statement, Anders Jensen President & CEO, […]

October 26, 2021