Advanced Television


Viaplay to show South American football in 9 countries

NENT Group has acquired the exclusive media rights to show the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América, South America’s premier international football tournament, in a wide range of its markets, along with the South American FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers and Brazil and Argentina’s friendly matches between 2022 and 2024. All games will […]

June 11, 2021

Report: 135,000 hours of VoD content in Nordics

The VoD ecosystem brings huge benefits for the consumers, with an ever-increasing supply of content. With Nordic streaming consumers having access to more than 15 years’ worth of content, it is safe to say that supply has never been greater. Mediavision’s latest analysis of the Nordic streaming market shows that consumers in the region have […]

June 10, 2021

Viaplay to show W Series in 9 European countries

Nordic region streaming company Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has acquired the media rights to a broad range of world-class motorsport for its Viaplay streaming service in nine European countries. The multi-year agreements include W Series, the world’s first all-female motor racing championship, in addition to Ferrari Challenge, DTM and the famous Nürburgring 24 Hours […]

June 3, 2021By Colin Mann

NENT Studios UK announces cast for The Holiday

As The Holiday, its new drama commission for Channel 5, moves into production in Malta, NENT Studios UK has announced that Viaplay, Nordic Entertainment Group’s rapidly growing streaming service, and VMTV Ireland are now onboard as the first pre-sale partners for the series. Viaplay will show the series as a Viaplay Original. In addition, it […]

May 27, 2021

Bank: “Optimism for Viaplay prospects in Netherlands”

Analysts at investment bank Berenberg have issued ‘BUY’ advice on Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) on the back of its news that its Viaplay platform will launch early in 2022 in the Netherlands. “We are optimistic regarding the prospects for Viaplay in the Netherlands, particularly as NENT has already secured two key sports rights, most notably […]

May 25, 2021

Netherlands: Viaplay to show PDC darts from 2022

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured the exclusive rights to show live Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) darts in the Netherlands on its Viaplay streaming service from 2022. The five-year agreement makes Viaplay the exclusive Dutch home of the world’s best darts tournaments, including the World Darts Championship, Premier League Darts, […]

May 25, 2021

NENT optimistic for Poland

Investment bank Berenberg is holding its annual Conference US series of company presentations, and one participant was Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT). The bank said that president and CEO Anders Jensen had reiterated the strength of NENT’s position in its domestic Nordic market, Jensen outlined the progress in the Baltics, which is in line with expectations, […]

May 21, 2021

NENT to launch Viaplay in Netherlands

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, will launch its Viaplay streaming service in the Netherlands in Q1 2022 as the next step in its ongoing international expansion. Viaplay will become the exclusive Dutch home of Formula 1 in a three-year deal to 2024 and Bundesliga football until 2029, and will offer viewers […]

May 20, 2021

NENT wins exclusive F1 Poland deal

Nordic region streaming company Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Formula 1 have agreed their first media rights partnership in Poland. Starting in 2023, NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service will become the exclusive Polish home of Formula 1, with extensive local-language coverage of the world’s most popular motorsport competition. The deal extends NENT Group’s long-term […]

May 6, 2021By Colin Mann

NENT, Bundesliga sign 9 market deal to 2029

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, and Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, have extended their media rights partnership until 2029 in nine European markets. Football fans in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland will be able to follow global football stars and local […]

April 27, 2021