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NENT acquires women’s football for Viaplay

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured a comprehensive package of women’s top football for its streaming service Viaplay in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. As part of the deal, NENT Group will hold the exclusive rights to Women’s Super League (WSL) until the 2023/24-season. Furthermore, […]

March 8, 2021

NENT to show Europa League on Viaplay in Poland

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has acquired the exclusive rights to UEFA Europa League and the new UEFA Conference League in Poland from the beginning of the 2021/22-season until the end of the 2023/24-season. This deal means that NENT Group now have the rights to the two European club competitions in […]

March 5, 2021

Estonia: NENT Group distribution deal with Elisa

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company and Elisa, an Estonian TV and telco company, have signed a new distribution deal. The partnership comes ahead of the launch of NENT Group’s streaming service Viaplay in Estonia on March 9th. NENT Group and Elisa’s new distribution deal in Estonia will give Elisa’s customers access […]

March 4, 2021

Latvia: NENT signs content deal with Tet

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company and Tet, the Latvian technology and entertainment company, have signed a deal that will bring Viaplay’s original Nordic productions, Hollywood films and series, premium sports an kids’ content to hundreds of thousands of Tet’s TV services customers. Viaplay will launch in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania with […]

March 2, 2021

NENT expands Norwegian distribution with RiksTV

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, and Norwegian TV operator RiksTV have agreed to extend the long-term distribution deal that brings NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service and TV channels to more viewers in Norway. The agreement has been prolonged until September 2023, which includes Viaplay to be continued being distributed via RiksTV’s […]

February 25, 2021

Bank forecasts strong 2022 for NENT

NENT Group has received another strong endorsement from an investment bank. Analysts at Berenberg say that the OTT broadcaster’s Q4 results were solid despite its core numbers falling slightly below forecasts. On February 10th NENT confirmed its intention to raise equity. NENT said it would be aiming to raise SEK4 billion (€04,bn) through an accelerated […]

February 12, 2021By Chris Forrester

NENT: Viaplay subs up 33% in 2020

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), the pan-Nordic media and entertainment company, has reported its full year results for 2020. Streaming service Viaplay saw subscribers up 207,000 quarter-on-quarter and up 33 per cent (749,000) year-on-year to 3,020,000. The company expects an addition of 650,000 new Viaplay subscribers in 2021 as it prepares to launch in new international […]

February 9, 2021

Northern Waves reschedules Oslo TV Conference to 2022

Norigin Media, the organisers of Northern Waves TV, have announced that the conference will not take place in Oslo in 2021. The TV technology and business conference will instead become a series of online compact conferences in the spring and autumn of 2021. The online event, branded Nordic TV Week was a success in 2020, […]

February 9, 2021

NENT, Viaplay boost football rights in Baltics

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured a variety of football rights for its Viaplay streaming service in the Baltic countries, including the exclusive rights to the FA Cup until 2024. NENT Group will launch Viaplay in the Baltics on March 9th. NENT Group has acquired the English Cup-tournaments (FA Cup […]

February 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare