Advanced Television


Netflix boosts investment In Swedish film

Netflix has announced two new Swedish films; Trustor, a documentary by Karin af Klintberg and Teresa Alldén uncovering the truth behind the Trustor affair – one of the largest financial cases in Swedish history; and Off Track 2, a sequel to the drama comedy Off Track. Karin af Klintberg, speaking about Trustor, said: “It is […]

June 11, 2024

Research: More Swedish homes choosing streaming with ads

Currently, 65 per cent of households in Sweden have a paid streaming video service. It’s a stable level, with no growth in the number of paying households, reports Mediaivision. One way to increase consumer interest is to offer cheaper subscriptions through hybrid video-on-demand (HVoD), which is partially financed through advertising Since the turn of the […]

May 7, 2024

Disney+ scores UEFA football in Denmark, Sweden

Disney has acquired the rights to show the next three seasons of the UEFA Europa League and Europa Conference League tournaments on its Disney+ streaming service in Denmark and Sweden. Through a deal with football governing body UEFA, Disney+ will stream the 2024-25, 2025-26 and 2026-27 campaigns from the second-tier and third-tier European club football […]

April 16, 2024

Ericsson to axe 1,200 staff

Ericsson, as previously outlined, expects a challenging mobile networks market in 2024, with further volume contraction as customers remain cautious. In line with managing lower volumes, Ericsson has announced staff reductions in Sweden. The company says the measure “is part of the global initiatives to improve the cost position, including headcount reductions, while maintaining investments […]

March 25, 2024

Viaplay appoints new Group CFO, co-CEOs in Sweden

Viaplay Group has announced the appointment of Johan Johansson as Executive Vice President, Group Chief Financial Officer and co-CEO of the Group’s Swedish operations. Johansson will join Viaplay Group no later than August 1st. Christian Albeck, Executive Vice President, Content Acquisition since July 2023, will now also take on the additional role of co-CEO of […]

March 22, 2024

SPI International brings Dizi to Sweden with Allente

SPI International, a Canal+ company, has announced the launch of its Dizi channel and Dizi on-demand content on the Nordic entertainment company Allente’s platform. This partnership enables SPI International to bring Turkish dramas to viewers across the Nordics, commencing with Sweden, with plans for launches in Norway, Denmark, and Finland scheduled for a later date. […]

March 18, 2024

Net Insight, Mobilelinks UHD IP Remote production for Swedish ice hockey

Net Insight partners with Mobilelinks, a premier service provider of broadcast and media transport services, to deliver a UHD broadcasting experience for the Swedish Ice Hockey League (SHL), Sweden’s top-tier ice hockey league. While TV4 plays its pivotal role as the broadcaster of the premium rights of ice hockey (SHL), Mobilelinks is entrusted with the […]

March 13, 2024

Agile CDN Director solution for Telenor Sweden

Agile Content, a provider of Internet television and video solutions, has deployed its Agile CDN Director solution at Telenor Sweden, one of the largest telcos in the country. This new product adoption continues a decade-long partnership to drive efficiencies and better manage utilisation of Agile Content subsidiary Edgeware’s content delivery network. Taking into account the […]

March 7, 2024

Ovzon looks to improved market response

Satellite operator Ovzon AB turned in a disappointing set of numbers during its Q4 and full year trading results for the period to December 31st 2023. Sweden-based Ovzon reported 2023 full-year revenue of 290 million Swedish krona (€26.5m), down 18.8 per cent from 2022, with an increased operating loss of 95 million krona compared to […]

February 23, 2024By Chris Forrester

BBC factual content for SVT

BBC Studios and Swedish national public television broadcaster, Sveriges Television AB (SVT) have announced a new factual content deal that will see over 280 hours of BBC Studios’ factual content on SVT channels and services including SVT1, SVT2, Knowledge Channel and SVT Play. Titles include the Emmy-award winning series Life Below Zero (Seasons 1-8) which […]

February 22, 2024