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Bank: “VIaplay maintains momentum”

A report from investment bank Berenberg on NENT Group and its Viaplay service maintains its ‘BUY’ advice to investors. The bank, however, says there were slight shortfalls from NENT’s Advertising and Other Subscription segments in its last set of results, which meant that group net sales of SEK2.34 billion (€0.23bn) fell 2.3 per cent short […]

April 28, 2022

Viaplay scores home nations football package in UK

Viaplay and UEFA have entered a four-year partnership in the UK for Viaplay to show at least 40 exclusive live matches featuring the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish men’s national football teams respectively. Starting in 2024, fans will be able to follow all European Qualifiers to the UEFA Euro and FIFA World Cup played by […]

April 27, 2022

Viaplay speeds up global rollout with Viaplay Select

Viaplay has launched a new branded content concept, Viaplay Select, which will be available through partner platforms in selected markets. Viaplay Select will initially offer up to 450 hours of curated premium content – with more added on a regular basis – to viewers in at least five new territories during 2022, starting with Japan’s […]

April 26, 2022

Viaplay acquires NHL, KSW rights in UK

Viaplay will become home to the National Hockey League (NHL) and KSW mixed martial arts (MMA) in the UK. Up to 1,400 games from the US ice hockey league will be shown on Viaplay every year until 2027, alongside 12 live events from the European MMA promotion annually until 2025. Viaplay will launch in the […]

April 25, 2022

Viaplay to show Professional Fighters League

Viaplay and the Professional Fighters League (PFL) have agreed a long-term partnership that makes Viaplay the live streaming home of PFL mixed martial arts (MMA) events in 10 European markets. Fight fans can follow over 25 PFL shows every year as part of Viaplay’s portfolio of premium live sports. Currently ranked the world’s no. 2 […]

April 20, 2022

Bank: Viaplay Netherlands exceeding expectations

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has received a positive view from analysts at Berenberg Bank, which says that there’s been a positive newsflow in the company’s favour. “Viaplay was launched in the Netherlands, and we believe the platform has achieved subscriber numbers well ahead of expectations,” says Berenberg. “An agreement has been struck with Tele2 to […]

April 14, 2022

Viaplay, PDC partner for Dutch Darts Masters

Viaplay and the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) will partner to organise the Dutch Darts Masters in June. Dutch three-time PDC World Champion Michael van Gerwen and reigning World Champion Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright will join a line-up of darting superstars at Amsterdam’s 17,000-capacity Ziggo Dome for the live event, which will be streamed live and exclusively […]

April 11, 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

Viaplay opens tech hub in Barcelona

Viaplay is opening a tech hub in Barcelona to bring together talents in product management, design and development to support its ongoing international expansion. The hub will be operational from June and Viaplay says it will “reinforce its profile as an attractive international tech employer, while accelerating the its capacity to innovate and deliver world-class […]

April 4, 2022

Report: Streaming war intensifies in CEE

2022 is set to be a decisive year for streaming platforms’ market expansion across Europe, with an especially busy launch calendar in Central and Eastern European markets, reports Dataxis. On March 8th, HBO rolled out its new streaming service HBO Max across Central Europe, where the broadcaster was already well implanted since the launch of […]

March 31, 2022