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European football’s governing body Uefa has secured a huge hike in revenues from national-team rights in Finland as public-service broadcaster YLE overcame strong competition to secure a long-term deal.

LaLiga has started its European sales round strongly, gaining impressive fee increases from both the Nordic and Balkan regions in the first deals since the lifting of the three-season limit.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s rivals paid big fees to seal crucial Uefa club competition rights, allowing European football’s governing body to more than double its media-rights income in the Nordics.

Finland’s SM-Liiga defied expectations by substantially increasing the value of its media rights last week thanks to telco Telia’s entrance into the Finnish sports media-rights market.

Telecoms operator Telia has furthered its presence in esports by joining forces with the Veikkausliiga to launch a new league for the top division of Finnish club football

Pan-Nordic broadcaster Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has raised SEK800m (€76m/$85.4m) by issuing three- and five-year bonds to more than 15 Nordic investors.

Telco Telia's customers in Norway do not currently have access to commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2's channels following on from the pair failing to agree a renewal on their distribution agreement…

Swedish telco Telia has completed a licensing deal with international media group Discovery for standalone over-the-top streaming rights in Sweden and Finland, part of the conditions imposed upon it for…