Canal Digital has announced its hiking the price of TV 2 Sport Premium by 40%.
The pay-TV channel, which features coverage of the Premier League, we see prices rise after TV 2 informed the operator that it would be increasing its recommended price, suggesting that other distributors are likely to follow suit.
According to a message sent to customers, reported by VG, the price of TV 2 Sport Premium will increase from NOK 499 to NOK 699 / month from 1 November. TV 2 Sumo will also be more expensive.
The increase is being blamed on an increase in the cost of sports rights.
TV 2 first picked up the rights to the Premier League in 2018, with the contract running between 2019 and 2022, subsequently prices have risen by NOK 50.