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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

NENT proposes rebrand to Viaplay Group

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has proposed a rebrand of the company to Viaplay Group. NENT Group says the proposal reflects its strategic focus on the Viaplay streaming service and its ongoing international expansion and continued Nordic growth. Viaplay is currently available in 11 countries, with at least 16 countries planned by the end of […]

March 30, 2022

Viaplay to stream Fury vs Whyte in 10 countries

Viaplay will be the exclusive streaming home in 10 European countries of the heavyweight boxing title fight between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte on April 23rd. Some 100,000 fans are expected to fill London’s Wembley Stadium for the historic showdown, with millions more watching around the world, as two of boxing’s heaviest hitters face off […]

March 29, 2022

Premier Padel signs new broadcast deals

Premier Padel, the official global padel tour – governed by the International Padel Federation (FIP) and backed by the Professional Padel Association (PPA) and Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) – has announced further broadcasting deals, with the Viaplay streaming platform named as the Official tour’s broadcast partner in x10 European markets; Charlton TV as broadcast partner in Israel; SuperSport to […]

March 28, 2022

Viaplay secures Enfusion, Invicta FC fight rights

Viaplay will be the live streaming home of all kickboxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) events from the Netherlands’ Enfusion and of Invicta FC, the all-female MMA promotion, in multiple European markets for the next three years. Viewers can follow over 40 shows from these two series featuring international fighting superstars. Based in the Netherlands, […]

March 25, 2022

Viaplay reveals UK sports line-up

Viaplay has announced it will offer a number of live sports in its UK content line-up when it rolls out in the region in the second half of 2022. The company said it will initially focus on sports with an established Nordic connection and has secured long-term exclusive UK rights to IIHF ice hockey, ISU […]

March 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sweden: Viaplay on Tele2

Viaplay and Tele2 have agreed a multi-year strategic distribution partnership in Sweden. Viaplay will be included in all Tele2’s pay-TV packages and will also be directly available through the Tele2 Play streaming package from later this year. As part of the agreement, Viaplay Film & Series will be included in Tele2’s Standard pay-TV package; Viaplay […]

March 16, 2022

Viaplay goes live in Netherlands

Viaplay has rolled out in the Netherlands with a combination of premium live sports, Viaplay Originals, Hollywood films and series, and kids content. The service comprises a single package with an introductory price of €9.99 per month (regular price from August: €13.99 per month), and is available through distribution partners KPN, VodafoneZiggo, T-Mobile Netherlands and […]

March 1, 2022

NENT rated ‘Buy’ by bank

Equity analysts at Berenberg Bank have updated their advice to clients on Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT). They first looked at the company in November 2020 when its shares were at SEK 375.6 (€35.12). They rose to SEK 530 in August last year. They are now at just SEK 316.5, and the bank is rating the […]

March 1, 2022

Netherlands: hayu on Viaplay

Viaplay and hayu have extended their multi-territory partnership for NBCUniversal’s all-reality streaming service to the Netherlands. Starting from Viaplay’s Dutch launch on March 1st, viewers in the Netherlands will be able to watch a range of popular reality shows from hayu, at no extra cost, as part of a Viaplay subscription. The partnership includes hayu’s […]

February 28, 2022