Advanced Television


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

Netherlands: Starzplay on Viaplay

Viaplay and Starz, a Lionsgate company, have agreed a long-term partnership that makes Viaplay a new home to streaming service Starzplay in the Netherlands. All new Starzplay Originals will be available through Viaplay as part of a regular subscription, along with Starzplay’s line-up of films and series from Lionsgate and other major Hollywood studios, when […]

February 25, 2022

Viaplay signs DreamWorks content deal

Viaplay and NBCUniversal Global Distribution have finalised a multi-year content partnership that makes Viaplay the exclusive streaming home of DreamWorks Animation series in all five Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland), the Netherlands and Poland. Starting this spring, Viaplay will offer younger viewers new NBCU kid-friendly programming, including over 400 episodes of DreamWorks TV […]

February 23, 2022

NENT Group closes €56m bond issue

NENT Group has raised SEK 600 million (€56.4m) by issuing 4-year unsecured bonds to more than 20 Nordic investors. The issue has been made within the framework of NENT Group’s established SEK 4 billion medium term note (MTN) programme, and comprised SEK 600 million of notes with a floating interest rate of STIBOR 3 milion […]

February 21, 2022

Starzplay expands in Nordics

Starzplay, the international premium streaming service from Starz, has has extended its offering for customers in the Nordics with the launch of the direct-to-consumer Starzplay app and a dedicated Starzplay channel on the Apple TV app. In addition, after releasing an early selection of Starzplay content that launched across all five Nordic territories on NENT’s […]

February 16, 2022

Viaplay surpasses 4m paying subs

NENT has reported that its Viaplay streaming service has seen paying subscribers rise by 33 per cent YoY to just over 4 million, with 397,000 subscribers added QoQ. NENT also reported 12 per cent organic sales growth with reported sales of SEK 3,553 million (€340.2m). Anders Jensen, NENT President and CEO, commented: “We ended the […]

February 8, 2022

Netherlands: Viaplay, T-Mobile partnership

Viaplay and T-Mobile have entered a multi-year distribution partnership in the Netherlands. From March 1st, when Viaplay will launch in the Netherlands, T-Mobile will offer four months’ free Viaplay access to its customers in combination with a new T-Mobile broadband subscription. At a later stage, T-Mobile will make the streaming service available as an add-on […]

February 3, 2022

VICE signs content partnership wtih Viaplay

VICE Distribution, the distribution arm of VICE Media Group, has secured a new content partnership with the Viaplay streaming service for over 210 hours of VICE programming for the Nordic and Baltic regions, with titles spanning true crime, investigative documentary, entertainment, sport and lifestyle. The partnership covers Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and […]

January 31, 2022

NENT named top sustainability performer

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has been recognised as a leading sustainability performer by Sustainalytics, a global sustainability research, ratings and data firm. Following analysis of more than 4,000 companies around the world, Sustainalytics has awarded NENT Group a 2022 Industry Top-Rated Badge as well as a newly introduced Regional Top-Rated Badge. Sustainalytics is part […]

January 19, 2022

Verstappen in Viaplay partnership

Reigning Formula 1 World Drivers’ Champion Max Verstappen and streaming service Viaplay have agreed a multi-year partnership that will see the driver feature in exclusive content for Viaplay viewers. Fans will be able to stream unique documentary programming in which Verstappen reveals the secrets to conquering Formula 1’s toughest circuits, along with glimpses into his […]

January 10, 2022By Colin Mann