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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

Nokia: “2021 a transformational year”

Nokia has described 2021 as a “transformational year” for the company. Nokia said that its underlying business “performed largely as expected” in Q4 with other operating income being above expectations. Q4 net sales declined 5 per cent y-o-y in constant currency as expected with strong growth in Network Infrastructure of +10 per cent offset by […]

February 3, 2022

VICE signs content partnership wtih Viaplay

VICE Distribution, the distribution arm of VICE Media Group, has secured a new content partnership with the Viaplay streaming service for over 210 hours of VICE programming for the Nordic and Baltic regions, with titles spanning true crime, investigative documentary, entertainment, sport and lifestyle. The partnership covers Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and […]

January 31, 2022

Infront, StreamAMG launch Ski and Snowboard Live

Infront, the sports media company, has partnered with sports OTT specialists StreamAMG to launch Ski and Snowboard Live, a new direct-to-consumer (DTC) service for the US market. Audiences in the US can now access live streams from international events of the FIS Alpine, Snowboard, Freestyle Ski and Cross Country World Cup, all with English commentary. […]

November 22, 2021

Ferly’s Momolu launches as Nintendo Switch game

Ferly, the Finnish animation, publishing, and licensing studio, together with QubicGames, the Polish games studio has announced the extension of Ferly’s successful Momolu and Friends brand with the launch of its Nintendo Switch game. Momolu and Friends is a wonderful game designed for pre-schoolers, where familiar characters help children learn the alphabet, colours and numbers […]

September 10, 2021

Tolvanen named CEO of Telenor’s DNA

Jussi Tolvanen will head Telenor Group’s Finnish subsidiary DNA, effective October 11th. The company’s current CEO, Jukka Leinonen, will take on the role as Head of Telenor Group’s Nordic Cluster full-time. Leinonen continues his role in Telenor Group’s Executive Management. “It’s truly great to have Jussi continue my work as CEO of DNA. His approach […]

September 3, 2021

Nokia raises outlook on strong Q2

Nokia has reported a strong Q2 operating profit and raised its full-year outlook thanks to a turnaround of its business. The Finnish company’s April-June comparable operating profit rose to €682 million from €423 million a year earlier. Nokia says it now expects full-year net sales of €21.7 billion to €22.7 billion, up from its prior […]

July 29, 2021

Telenor returns to growth

Telenor, the multinational telco, returned to growth in the second quarter. The growth was driven by strong performance in the Nordics combined with a growing subscriber base and increased data consumption in the Asian markets. Subscription and traffic revenues increased by 2 per cent. Combined with progress on the modernisation agenda this resulted in an […]

July 20, 2021