Advanced Television


Live Life is Viaplay’s next Original for young adults

Swedish Kristallen winner Hanna Ardéhn (‘Quicksand’), Tina Pour Davoy (‘Eagles’) and Doreen Ndagire (‘Comedy Queen’) will headline Viaplay’s latest Original for young adults, ‘Live Life’. Susanne Thorson (‘ALEX’) makes her directorial debut with the eight-part drama series, which follows three friends suddenly faced with a devastating turn of events. Currently filming in Stockholm, ‘Live Life’ […]

June 8, 2022

Forsway adds to Board of Directors

Forsway, a Swedish provider of broadband solutions that combine satellite and telecom networks, has appointed two new Directors to its Board in Karin Thurberg and Siebren de Boer. “We are very pleased to welcome Karin and Siebren to the Forsway Board of Directors,” said Mats Andersson, Chairman. “Their deep knowledge and experience from industry-leading companies […]

May 25, 2022

Sweden: Filmstream on Samsung TV Plus

SPI/FilmBox has announced that its ad-supported digital channel Filmstream is set to launch in Sweden with Samsung TV Plus, the free streaming service from Samsung. Starting this month, Samsung TV Plus users in the region can access hundreds of hours of classics, independent features and world cinema movies by tuning in to channel number 4969.“We […]

April 22, 2022

Wurl FAST channels on LG Channels

Wurl, a specialist in powering streaming TV, has entered into a partnership with LG Electronics that will see Wurl powered FAST Channels on LG Channels worldwide. Wurl will be distributing the FAST channels globally while also providing monetisation services and maximising revenue to the company. Per the deal, Wurl will be available on all LG […]

April 8, 2022

Viaplay scores Swedish football rights

Viaplay and the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) have agreed a four-year partnership that makes Viaplay the exclusive home of a wide range of popular football rights in Sweden. From 2025, Viaplay will show approximately 800 live matches spanning the women’s national team, the men’s and women’s Swedish Cup, and national youth teams and national futsal […]

April 8, 2022

Sky releases first ever Women’s National Team TV ad

Sky Ireland has today launched a brand-new campaign to celebrate their primary partnership with the Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team, as Vera Pauw and her squad prepare for their first World Cup Qualifier of 2022, against Sweden on April 12th. Sky Ireland’s campaign, titled ‘Outbelieve’, includes the very first dedicated Women’s National Team TV […]

April 8, 2022

World of Wonder announces Drag Race Sweden

World of Wonder, LA-based Media company, has added a new international iteration of its hugely successful entertainment reality format, Drag Race, to its roster in Sweden. The new edition of the global franchise joins existing versions in Thailand, the US, Chile, Canada, Holland, the UK, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, France, the Philippines, and Italy. […]

April 5, 2022

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

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

Sweden: Viaplay on Tele2

Viaplay and Tele2 have agreed a multi-year strategic distribution partnership in Sweden. Viaplay will be included in all Tele2’s pay-TV packages and will also be directly available through the Tele2 Play streaming package from later this year. As part of the agreement, Viaplay Film & Series will be included in Tele2’s Standard pay-TV package; Viaplay […]

March 16, 2022