Viaplay Group has formally changed its name and brand from Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) following approval by shareholders at its AGM.
NENT Group has appointed Enrique Patrickson as EVP and CFO.
Viaplay and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have agreed a multi-year extension of their long-term partnership in the Nordic region.
NENT Group is proposing rebranding itself Viaplay Group in order to reflect its strategic focus on the Viaplay streaming service and ongoing international expansion and continued Nordic growth.
Viaplay has launched in the Netherlands with a unique combination of premium live sports, Viaplay Originals, Hollywood films and series, and kids content.
NENT Group’s streaming service Viaplay has experienced blackouts in Poland during the coverage of two key sporting events.
Viaplay and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have agreed a multi-year partnership to show Africa Cup of Nations, Africa Women Cup of Nations and CAF Champions League football on the streaming service in nine countries.
The streaming service Viaplay has signed agreements with KPN and VodafoneZiggo ahead of its launch in the Netherlands, which according to its operator will take place on March 1 next year.
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has announced that its EVP & CFO and head of strategy & M&A, Gabriel Catrina, has been affected by illness.
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and NBCUniversal have agreed a multi-year deal that will make Viaplay the first platform partner for hayu, the all-reality streaming service, in Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.