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Nordic duo NENT & Telenor get greenlight to merge pay TV divisions

Viaplay owner NENT Group and fellow Nordic operator Telenor Group have been given the greenlight by the European Commission to combine their Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital pay-TV operations. The merger, first unveiled last year, will create a new joint venture company that is made up of NENT’s satellite/broadband TV operations and Canal Digital, Telenor’s […]

Merger ahead for Viasat and Canal Digital

NENT Group and Telenor Group are to combine the former’s Viasat Consumer with the latter’s Canal Digital. Viasat Consumer is NENT’s satellite pay TV and broadband TV operations, while Canal Digital is Telenor’s satellite pay TV offer. In a statement, the companies describe the rationale behind the consolidation as providing “a simpler and more complete […]

Netflix strikes Norway pay TV deal

Norway-based Telenor Group has agreed a long-term partnership with Netflix that will see it integrate the SVOD service into its set-top boxes. The deal will establish Telenor as the first TV distributor in Norway to integrate Netflix into its set-top box for Canal Digital Cable customers via the T-We platform. Telenor described the deal as […]

Nordic pay TV chiefs out in Canal Digital restructure

Several country chief executives are leaving Nordic pay TV giant Canal Digital in regional restructure. Jarl Söderman (pictured), John Nordin and Roger von Zernichow will all leave Canal Digital, the largest pay TV company in the Nordic region, as it centralises management. Söderman has been running the company’s Danish operation, Nordin Sweden and Finland, and […]

Turner, Canal Digital ink channels, on-demand deal

Nordic pay TV platform Canal Digital has agreed a new carriage deal for Turner’s channels. The deal gives Canal Digital continued carriage of the CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network and Boomerang channels. The new agreement also covers a swathe of archive and fresh content from the Turner channels that the pay TV platform can make available […]

Raft of extra carriage for Denmark’s free-TV channels

Modern Times Group (MTG) has inked new carriage deals for its free-to-air channels TV3 and TV3 Puls. The channels will be carried on the Canal Digital platform in Denmark, marking the first time that they have been on the Telenor-owned platform. Separately, MTG said it will add SBS’s free-to-air Danish channels, Kanal 4 and Kanal […]