Advanced Television


Sweden: Consumers move away from social media for news

The media market in Sweden has been affected by the pandemic in various ways. Increasing news consumption is one factor, another is consumers’ change of primary news source. Mediavision’s Q2 analysis takes a closer look at this phenomenon. The appetite for news among Swedish consumers surged early in the second quarter, spurred by the pandemic, […]

September 2, 2020

Sweden sees new streaming records

Streaming in Sweden rose to new record levels in the second quarter. Daily reach, i.e. the number of people that view streamed content an average day, has never been higher, reports Mediavision. During the quarter, close to 70 per cent of all 15-74-year-olds consumed streamed video content daily. Viewing has increased especially among the elderly […]

September 1, 2020

Sweden: VoD spend offsets cinema loss

Cinemas worldwide were very early subject to an almost complete lockdown, regardless of all other pandemic-fighting strategies. This was true also for Sweden. Consequently, the revenues of cinemas have been highly affected. Mediavision Q2 analysis of Swedish household media expenditure points at an almost 70 per cent year-on-year decrease in cinema spending. So where did […]

August 19, 2020

Sweden: Fight Sports carriage deal with Com Hem

After being awarded a five year licence in the Swedish DTT Networks, CSI Sports signed a long term carriage deal for Fight Sports its 24/7 HD Network with pay-Tv operators Com Hem and the brand Boxer, becoming Scandinavia’s first dedicated network to support the entire genre through exclusive events and original programming. Richard and Craig […]

July 9, 2020

CuriosityStream expands into Sweden

Independent factual media company CuriosityStream and Swedish TV operator Com Hem have announced a new partnership that brings hundreds of hours of world-class nonfiction programming to viewers throughout Sweden. Com Hem subscribers now have access to CuriosityStream’s award-winning original series and specials through its linear service, with SVoD and Comhem Play+ streaming coming soon. The […]

July 8, 2020

Disney+ launching in 8 more European countries

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment has set September 15th as the launch date for Disney+ in eight new markets across Western and Northern Europe. The streaming service will launch in Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Belgium and Luxembourg and will retail at the following prices: €6.99 (monthly)/€69.99 (annually) in Portugal, Belgium, […]

June 23, 2020

Research: 1.5m Nordic homes plan to get Disney+

Disney+ will debut in the Nordics on September 15th and Mediavision research reveals that the interest for the service is already strong. Close to 1.5 million Nordic households claim they have plans to sign up. If they follow through on their plans, it would immediately make Disney one of the largest SVoD services in the […]

June 23, 2020

Sweden: NENT expands Bahnhof deal

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has extended and expanded its distribution agreement with Swedish broadband and IPTV provider Bahnhof. NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service will continue to be available to Bahnhof’s 350,000 customers in Sweden as an add-on subscription, and Viaplay’s TV & Movie package will now be included in Bahnhof’s […]

June 5, 2020