SVT has named Karolina Stallwood as the new head of SVT International, which buys acquired content for the public broadcaster.
Sweden’s largest cable operator Com Hem has chosen German multiscreen software company 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to provide the custom launcher solution for its new Android TV 4K hybrid set-top-box.
SVT World, the international service of the Swedish public broadcaster, is to stop its worldwide distribution on April 30, 2017.
Swedish media has reacted angrily to a ‘zero-rating’ campaign by Telia and Facebook that allows internet users to surf social media sites without it impacting on any allowance. In this instance, Facebook.
Copyswede, the Swedish copyright clearing house, and cable operators, Com Hem, Tele2, Canal Digital and TeliaSonera have agreed on new conditions for the retransmission of SVT over cable television networks in Sweden.
Swedish public broadcaster SVT is to rebrand its high definition channel SVT HD as SVT1 HD. The move will take place on Monday, September 20 ahead of the November launch of SVT2 HD.
SVT HD, which is scheduled to close after the conclusion of the Olympic Games in Vancouver on March 1, is planning a return to the air in the late autumn.