Advanced Television


Nokia Q2 profit falls

Nokia, the Finnish multinational telco, and consumer electronics corporation, has reported Q2 revenue declined 3 per cent to €5.7 billion in Q2 2023, with operating profit going down 12 per cent from €714 million in Q2 2022 to €626 million euro in Q2 2023. As announced on July 14th, Nokia now expects full year 2023 […]

July 20, 2023

Top Gear format heads to Finland

BBC Studios has licensed the Top Gear format to Finland’s Nelonen channel and Ruutu streaming service to create a Finnish adaptation of the popular motor series. The Finnish adaptation will be presented by comedian, musician and author Ismo Leikola, former elite Ice hockey winger Teemu Selänne, and actor Christoffer Strandberg, and is set to air […]

June 9, 2023

Research: Telcos fuelling SVoD growth in Finland

SVoD take-up in Finland is on the rise, reports Mediavision. During this spring, subscribing SVoD households in the country have passed 1.5 million, corresponding to a penetration of 61 per cent. This equates to an annual growth of 8 per cent in subscribing households. As in the other Nordic countries, the growth can largely be […]

May 15, 2023

Filmstream expands in Nordics on Samsung TV Plus

SPI International has announced the launch of its free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel, Filmstream, on Samsung TV Plus in Norway, Finland, and Denmark. The channel offers viewers access to a wide range of independent and classic movies.  “We are delighted to build on our partnership with Samsung TV Plus by launching Filmstream in three additional […]

May 10, 2023

NHL’s Hockey Day coming to Czechia and Finland

Czechia and Finland will present their first-ever Hockey Day celebrations in March designed to bring communities together around the sport of hockey and its many forms through TV broadcasts and in-person free activations for fans of all ages and those new to the sport. Hockey Day in Czechia on March 4 and Hockey Day in […]

February 10, 2023

Finland: New Total TV ad measurement

After a successful proof of concept, the Finnish commercial broadcasters MTV Oy and Sanoma Media Finland have signed a contract with measurement specialist dataBreeders to develop Total TV advertising measurement and currency to market in 2023. Finland will be one of the first countries in the world to enable a Total TV currency with the […]

January 25, 2023

Netflix creating internal game studio in Finland

Netflix has announced that it is creating an internal game development studio in Helsinki, Finland. The studio will be led by Marko Lastikka, Zynga’s vice president, as its director, and it will become Netflix’s fourth game studio upon completion. In a blog post, Amir Rahimi, VP of Game Studios at Netflix, said: “This is another […]

September 27, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Accedo appoints VP People and Culture

Global video solutions provider, Accedo, has announcesd the appointment of Pernilla Wranéus as its new VP People and Culture, reporting to CEO Michael Lantz. Wranéus brings more than 20 years of experience from the IT/Telecom sector in different senior leadership roles, most recently at Ericsson as Head of People for the global IoT business unit. In […]

April 5, 2022

SF Studios acquires film rights to Arctic Mirage

SF Studios has acquired the film rights to the awarded psychological novel Arctic Mirage (Rajamaa, Otava 2020) written by the acclaimed Finnish author and vocalist Terhi Kokkonen. The Finnish production company Elokuvayhtiö Komeetta (Maria’s Paradise, Kikka!, Hit Big) will produce the film and the renowned Finnish actress Pihla Viitala (Deadwind, Latin Lover, Hansel & Gretel: […]

March 28, 2022

Google Cloud, Elisa partner

Google Cloud and Finnish telecommunications and digital services provider, Elisa, have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate Elisa’s cloud transformation journey and work together on joint innovations in several areas. This new alliance will see Elisa leverage Google Cloud’s infrastructure, storage, advanced data analytics, and hybrid cloud management services to accelerate its go-to-market activities, explore […]

February 28, 2022