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Denmark: Nuuday launches hybrid YouSee

Nuuday, formerly part of Danish telco TDC, is launching a new hybrid TV and streaming platform branded YouSee Play. The service allows users to put together packages and replace services on an ongoing basis. Nuuday said the service is a response to changing consumer behaviour, noting that over half Danish households now combine TV packages […]

September 2, 2022

NENT, TV 2 Danmark agree settlement

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and TV 2 Danmark have agreed a settlement relating to NENT Group’s claim for damages submitted in 2006. TV 2 Danmark will pay NENT Group DKK 430 million (approximately €58m) as a full and final settlement of the case. NENT Group’s claim against TV 2 Danmark and its owner, the […]

March 31, 2022

Intelsat, Hungary DigiTel deal

Integrated satellite and terrestrial network operator Intelsat has signed a contract with satellite telecommunications provider Hungaro DigiTel to assist the company in its expansion of digital television distribution services for TV2 Hungary. Hungaro DigiTel will distribute 14 additional TV channels in Hungary and the neighbouring countries. They will leverage Intelsat’s 1West satellite neighbourhood over Hungary […]

February 15, 2022

BritBox expands into Nordics with C More

BritBox International, the streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV, will soon be available in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway through a distribution partnership with C More. The partnership marks the first strategic distribution deal for BritBox in the Nordics, and means Britbox will be available in a total of eight countries. From early 2022, […]

December 14, 2021

Beyond Rights finds new homes for Love It or List It

Beyond Rights’ lifestyle format Love It or List It continues its expansion with new versions now underway in Finland and France. In addition, close to 1000 hours from the long-running franchise have been placed with broadcasters worldwide in the past few months. In Finland, Beyond Rights has licensed the format to Rabbit Films (Who Wants […]

July 19, 2021

Extreme E’s doc series hits global screens

Extreme E, the electric off-road racing series, has many stories to tell, whether that’s the racing itself, its equality stance or its missions around climate change and the environment. With just five X Prixs, telling all those stories throughout the weekend broadcast is impossible, which is why the series is creating a magazine show – […]

May 5, 2021

Hungary: Extreme E content deal with TV2

Extreme E, the all-electric off-road racing series, has confirmed Hungary’s leading entertainment station, TV2 will broadcast all five of this season’s X Prixs on its free to air linear channels, TV2, SuperTV2, Spiler 1 and Spiler 2. In addition, the Budapest-based broadcaster will also air Extreme E’s race highlights, review and magazine shows – all […]

March 1, 2021

FIFA World Cup 2026 rights awarded in Nordics

FIFA has awarded the exclusive rights to the FIFA World Cup 2026 to broadcasters in each of the Nordic territories:  DR and TV2 in Denmark, YLE and MTV in Finland, TV2 and NRK in Norway, and SVT and TV4 in Sweden. The deals complete FIFA’s current sales cycle in the Nordics, following the sale of […]

January 8, 2021

Telekom Slovenije sells Planet TV to Hungary’s TV2

Telekom Slovenije Group has signed an agreement to sell Planet TV to Hungary’s TV2 Media for €5 million. The deal should be completed by the end of September. For some time, the Slovenian telecommunications group has been dealing with the question what to do with its TV subsidiary, which manages the TV channel of the […]

July 8, 2020From Branislav Pekic in Rome