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Viaplay Select on Canal+ in Austria

Viaplay Group and Canal+ have agreed a partnership to make hundreds of hours of content from Viaplay Select exclusively available on Canal+ in Austria. Canal+ subscribers in Austria can now access more than 300 hours of Viaplay’s series, films and documentaries, together with curated third-party content from across the Nordic region. Viaplay Select is a […]

January 26, 2023

Bank: Viaplay de-risked for Q4

In December 2022, pay-TV operator Viaplay and rival Telia entered into a partnership in Sweden. Further news emerged on January 18th with Viaplay and Bell Media’s Crave streaming service agreeing a distribution agreement for Viaplay Select in Canada. Ahead of the Canadian deal, a report from investment bank Berenberg, said the Telia news “was a […]

January 19, 2023

Canada: Viaplay Select on Crave

Viaplay Group and Bell Media’s Crave streaming service have agreed a partnership that brings Nordic content to audiences across Canada through Viaplay Select. Crave subscribers can now access a selection of Viaplay films and series, with a focus on Nordic noir, along with curated third-party productions from the region. The agreement makes Canada the 19th […]

January 18, 2023

Poland: Viaplay, T-Mobile distribution deal

Viaplay Group and T-Mobile have announced distribution partnership in Poland. Starting immediately, T-Mobile’s Swap-customers have free access to the Viaplay streaming service until February 28th 2023, and can add a Viaplay subscription to their package from that date. T-Mobile’s customers will be able to watch Viaplay Group’s full line-up of live sports, including football from […]

December 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Report: Strong appetite for local content in Nordics

A Mediavision study reports that streaming services in the Nordics are largely dominated by English-language content. Almost 70 per cent of all hours of fiction and entertainment on the SVoD services are of non-Nordic origin. The substantial libraries of the global SVoD services are mainly built up by international and specifically US content. Nordic programming […]

December 22, 2022

Haaland Conquers England premieres on Viaplay

An exclusive feature interview with Manchester City and Norway’s superstar striker Erling Haaland will premiere on Viaplay on today [December 20th]. Having taken the Premier League by storm in his debut season, the 22-year-old Haaland meets Liverpool and Denmark legend Jan Mølby for an open conversation about life at the top of global sport and […]

December 20, 2022

Viaplay on The Roku Channel in US

Viaplay Group and Roku have agreed on a multi-year partnership that makes a range of Viaplay’s Nordic content available through Premium Subscriptions on The Roku Channel in the US. Viewers can add a Viaplay subscription through Premium Subscriptions and access over 1,500 hours of Viaplay’s series and films and curated third-party content. Viaplay’s content will […]

December 19, 2022

Viaplay Group back in S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Viaplay Group has been included in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the second consecutive year. The company has qualified for both DJSI World and DJSI Europe, maintaining its position in the top 10 per cent of media and entertainment companies in terms of sustainability performance. Viaplay Group is one of just six […]

December 15, 2022

Research: Over 4m SVoD subs in Denmark

Danish households’ appetite for video streaming continues to grow. The number of paid subscriptions now exceeds four million, as more than half a million new subscriptions have been added in the past 12 months, according to Mediavision’s analysis of the Danish TV and streaming market. The interest in streaming video is reaching record levels in […]

December 13, 2022

Viaplay, Telia expand content partnership

Viaplay and Swedish telco Telia have agreed what they describe as an “innovative multi-year partnership” in Sweden that gives customers of both companies access to a broader range of content. Starting on December 13th, Telia’s TV and streaming customers can again access Viaplay Group’s live sports, series and film offerings through the Viaplay streaming service […]

December 12, 2022