Advanced Television


Varnish Software names Borg as new CEO

Varnish Software, a specialist in caching, streaming, and content delivery software solutions, has announced the appointment of Fredrik Borg as its new Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Borg will build upon Varnish Software’s latest achievements while driving continued expansion across the global content delivery market. Borg has driven growth and innovation in the […]

December 4, 2023

wedotv channels on Samsung TV Plus in Nordics, Benelux

AVoD and FAST channel provider and distributor wedotv is rolling out its FAST channels wedo movies and wedo big stories across The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden through distribution deals with Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s own FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) service in the regions. In addition, the direct-to-consumer platform wedotv will be […]

November 16, 2023

Stonepeak takes 49% stake in Cellnex Nordics

Stonepeak, an investment firm specialising in infrastructure and real assets, and Cellnex Telecom, a european operator of wireless telecommunications infrastructure, have reached an agreement for Stonepeak to acquire a 49 per cent interest in Cellnex Sweden and Cellnex Denmark (Cellnex Nordics) for € 730 million. Cellnex will continue to manage the day-to-day business of Cellnex […]

September 29, 2023

Nordics: WaterBear Network on Samsung TV Plus

WaterBear Network – the free streaming platform dedicated to documentaries that aim to spark change in the world – has announced its expansion across Scandinavia on Samsung TV Plus. This makes the channel available to users in Norway, Finland and Denmark, following a successful launch in March 2022 for users in the UK, Australia, New […]

September 28, 2023

Research: Streaming heightens demand for connected devices

Currently, 70 per cent of the Nordic households have a paid streaming service. This has spurred the demand for internet connected TVs. As many as 75 per cent of the households in the region have at least one TV set with internet connection, according to research from Mediavision. This can be either through external devices […]

September 18, 2023

Viaplay extends Danish 3F Superliga rights

Viaplay Group has renewed its rights to Danish 3F Superliga football for a further six seasons. The 3F Superliga is the top Nordic football league, and fans can continue following extensive live coverage on the Viaplay streaming service and Viaplay Group’s TV channels until the end of the 2029/2030 season. The agreement will take Viaplay […]

August 29, 2023

Clipsource promotes Rydbeck

Nordic media-tech platform Clipsource has reorganised and promoted Märta Rydbeck to Chief Commercial Officer., Simultaneously, Ola Scholander takes on the role of Business Development Director. Rydbeck commented: “I am excited by the opportunity to structure and scale the sales organisation and revenue for Clipsource. Now more than ever, media companies face the challenges of distributing […]

August 23, 2023

Lindblad named CEO of SF Studios

Iréne Lindblad has been appointed as CEO of SF Studios, effective October 16th. Lindblad is currently CEO of the production company Jarowskij and has many years of experience in leading positions in the film and TV industry. Lindblad was also previously Programme Director at MTG. “Iréne Lindblad has a background that makes her an excellent […]

August 14, 2023

Viaplay to exit UK, US; axing 25% of staff

Nordic broadcasting group Viaplay, in announcing its Q2 results, revealed that it is cutting more than 25 per cent of its staff (around 450 people) and pulling its services out of the US and UK as it mulls a sale. Viaplay reported Q2 net sales of SEK4,591 million (€399m) in Q2, up from SEK3,725 million […]

July 20, 2023

BritBox on Apple TV in Nordics

BritBox has launched as a subscription channel in the Apple TV app in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. BritBox, backed by BBC and ITV, is now available via the Apple TV app for a monthly fee of SEK89 (€7.58) with a seven-day free trial. The news follows similar launches in North America and Australia. BritBox […]

June 27, 2023