Norway’s TV2 to appeal Premier League clips ruling
Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has announced it will appeal the Oslo District Court’s ruling against its use of clips from English Premier League matches.
Norway’s TV2 accuses Viaplay of ‘repeated’ unlicensed Champions League broadcasts
Multi-platform subscription broadcaster Viaplay is investigating claims it has repeatedly broadcast Uefa Champions League matches in Norway without holding rights to the competition in the market.
Danish Superliga launches domestic tender following no single buyer rule suspension
The Danish Superliga has kicked off its domestic broadcast rights tender process following the recent approval from the Danish Competition Council to suspend the no single buyer rule
Viaplay brings Finland into MotoGP fold to cement pole position
Multi-platform subscription broadcaster Viaplay has tightened its grip on motorsport properties in the Nordic region through a six-season agreement for exclusive MotoGP rights.
Sportway nets Danish ice hockey league media, betting and data rights
Sportway Media Group, the automated production and live streaming firm, has secured exclusive media rights for Metal Ligaen, the top-tier Danish ice hockey league, in a 'long-term' agreement
Viaplay’s Jensen: No interest in Champions League rights in Sweden unless price drops
Subscription pay-TV broadcaster Viaplay has claimed to have “no interest” in winning back the Uefa Champions League in Sweden unless the current rights fee paid by TV4 Media drops dramatically.
Viaplay to demand compensation as TV2 largely defeated in Premier League clips case
Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 will face a claim for compensation after the Oslo District Court ruled that its use of clips from Premier League matches infringed upon pay-TV operator Viaplay’s r…
TV2 wants Viaplay talks after inadvertent Champions League broadcast in Norway
Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has said it will hold talks with pay-TV operator Viaplay after coverage in Denmark of a Uefa Champions League match by the latter was inadvertently made available to…
Men’s World Handball final nets strong ratings in Denmark, France
Over 2 million Danes tuned in to public-service broadcaster DR and government-owned broadcaster TV2 to watch the national team set a new record with victory in the 2023 Men’s World Handball Championship.
Regulator warns TV2 over advertising protocols
The Norwegian Media Authority, Medietilsynet, has issued a warning to commercial broadcaster TV2 after it breached advertising rules during coverage of a round of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in December
Will Denmark’s Superliga tender end Europe’s ‘no-single-buyer’ rule?
The Danish Competition Council’s suspension of the no-single-buyer rule for the next round of Superliga football rights may point to a further relaxation of regulation around the sale of premium sports content across Europe, as media markets are transformed by the explosion of streaming.
Court upholds TV2 appeal in Premier League clips row with Viaplay
A court has upheld an appeal from Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 in a dispute with Viaplay Group over the former’s use of clips from the English Premier League.
Danish Superliga can strike exclusive domestic deal as no single buyer rule scrapped
The Danish Superliga will be free to negotiate an exclusive domestic rights deal with a single broadcaster when it next goes to market after the Danish Competition Council agreed to a suspension of the…
TV2 faces regulatory probe over FIS World Cup advertising
Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 is facing investigation from the Norwegian Media Authority, Medietilsynet, after it appeared to break advertising rules during coverage of a recent round of the FIS…
Spring Media’s Staylive extends and expands Swedish bandy deal
Staylive, the Spring Media-owned OTT streaming service provider, has extended and expanded its production deal with the Swedish Bandy Federation
Viaplay, Telia strike expanded deal to end carriage dispute
Media company Viaplay Group and Swedish telco Telia have ended their carriage dispute by striking a new and expanded multi-year deal
SVT head of sport Jönsson succeeds Lindberg at Swedish Olympic Committee
Åsa Edlund Jönsson, head of sport at Swedish public broadcaster SVT, has resigned from her position to become general secretary of the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK).