Advanced Television

Norway

Viaplay adapts Gulraiz Sharif’s ‘Listen Up!’

Gulraiz Sharif’s acclaimed novel ‘Listen Up!’ will become a major Norwegian film from Viaplay, in partnership with Motlys and Arthaus. A lively and warm exploration of identity, class and family, ‘Listen Up!’ marks Kaveh Tehrani’s (the prize-winning short ‘The Manchador’) directorial debut feature and is now filming in Oslo. The film joins the World War […]

July 1, 2022

Viaplay, RiksTV add Premier League to Norway deal

Viaplay Group and Norwegian TV provider RiksTV have added Premier League football to their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. RiksTV’s customers will be able to follow all 380 Premier League games live every season through streaming and hybrid packages when Viaplay Group’s Norwegian coverage kicks off in August. Premier League football will be available to […]

June 30, 2022

Viaplay orderes Below as next Norwegian Original

The latest Viaplay Original from Norway is the dark comedy-drama Below, starring Maria Austgulen as a young woman whose life is turned upside down by a traffic accident. Acclaimed screenwriter Tina Rygh makes her debut as a creator with the six-part series, which is directed by Siri Seljeseth (the Golden Screen winner ‘Young and Promising’) […]

June 22, 2022

Norway: Viaplay adds Premier League to Allente, Altibox deals

Viaplay Group and Norwegian TV, streaming and broadband provider Altibox have agreed a multi-year expansion of their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. The Viaplay streaming service will remain broadly available to Altibox customers, who will now also have the possibility of following 380 live Premier League games every season when Viaplay Group’s coverage of the […]

June 7, 2022

Pluto TV debuts in Nordics in May

Pluto TV, a Paramount company, has announced that the free streaming television service will be launched in Sweden, Denmark and Norway on May 18th.  The service will debut in Nordics offering two viewing choices, all free-to-stream, with more than 210 curated and exclusive live, linear channels and a Viafree on-demand section. Content includes iconic titles […]

March 16, 2022

Martine Vik Magnussen doc for discovery+ UK

Discovery UK has announced the commission of Martine: Chasing Justice (working title) , a new documentary series focused on the high-profile investigation into the murder of 23-year-old Norwegian student Martine Vik Magnussen. The series is set to premiere in the UK on discovery+ this autumn. With unique access to Martine’s family, featuring Martine’s father Odd-Petter […]

March 11, 2022

Aferian delivers double digit growth

Aferian, the B2B video streaming solutions company, has announced its results for the year ended November 30th 2021. The company reports double digit growth across the majority of key performance metrics with significantly improved quality of earnings and revenue visibility with an exit run rate ARR up 43 per cent on the previous year. The […]

February 10, 2022

SF Studios announces horror film Leave

SF Studios has announced the new Norwegian/US feature film Leave with seasoned director Alex Herron’s feature film debut based on a script by award-winning screenwriter Thomas Moldestad (Cold Pray 1 & 2). Leave is a classic horror film and stars acclaimed actress Alicia von Rittberg (Becoming Elizabeth, Charité, Fury) in the lead role portraying a […]

February 8, 2022

Telenor reports strong cash flow in 2021

Telenor has reported that several years of modernisation and digitalisation initiatives enabled it to deliver solid operational results for 2021, despite impact from the ongoing pandemic. For the full year the multinational telco delivers stable subscription and traffic revenues and EBITDA. The strong free cash flow of NOK 13 billion (€1.31bn) supports the proposed dividend […]

February 2, 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