Digital TV News: Viaplay

More subscribers choose streaming with ads in Sweden
May 7, 2024 – According to Mediavision, during the first quarter of 2024, 60,000 more households subscribed to an HVOD (subscription+ads) service, bringing the total to over 250,000 households in Sweden.
News categories: Mediavision, Marie Nilsson, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Sweden

Vivendi updates on plan to split into several entities
Jan 30, 2024 – Vivendi has presented an update on its project to split the company into several entities, one of which would be Canal+, with each being separately listed on the stock market.
News categories: Vivendi, Canal+, Digital TV, Europe, France, MandA, Satellite, Streaming, Worldwide

Viaplay subscribers up 60% YoY in 1Q 2023
Apr 25, 2023 – Viaplay Group AB has released its Q1 2023 interim report. At period-end, Viaplay paying subscribers were up 60% year-on-year to 7,643k (4,783k) with 325k subscribers added in the quarter.
News categories: Viaplay Group, Anders Jensen, Digital TV, Europe, North America, Results, Streaming, Subscribers

Tele2 Digital TV subscribers down 9k in 1Q 2023
Apr 21, 2023 – Tele2 (Stockholm: TEL2 A; TEL2 B) has announced results for Q1 2023. Sweden Consumer was flat in the quarter as growth in Mobile, Fixed broadband and Digital TV Cable & Fiber was offset by a decline in legacy services.
News categories: Tele2, Kjell Johnsen, Cable TV, Digital TV, Results, Subscribers, Sweden, Terrestrial

Viaplay paying subscribers up 83% in 2022
Feb 14, 2023 – Viaplay has released its interim report for the January-December period. In 2022, the Viaplay paying subscriber base grew 83% YoY to 7,318k (4,005) with 890k subscribers added in the final quarter.
News categories: Viaplay, Anders Jensen, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

TVOD in Sweden reaches record levels in 2022
Feb 9, 2023 – According to Mediavision, buying or renting video online, TVOD, grew strongly in Sweden last year. Close to 30% of Swedish households have rented or bought content this way an average month in 2022 - a new record for the country.
News categories: Mediavision, Marie Nilsson, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Sweden

Over four million SVOD subscriptions in Denmark
Dec 13, 2022 – According to Mediavision analysis of the Danish TV and streaming market, the number of paid subscriptions in Denmark now exceeds four million, with more than half a million new subscriptions being added in the past 12 months.
News categories: Mediavision, Marie Nilsson, Denmark, Digital TV, Streaming, Subscribers

In Sweden ad-supported video leads in weekly reach
Nov 24, 2022 – According to Mediavision's analysis of the Swedish streaming market, advertising financed free services are now the biggest category in terms of weekly reach, mainly driven by the social media platforms.
News categories: Mediavision, Marie Nilsson, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Sweden

Viaplay app to be pre-installed on Hisense Smart TVs
Nov 8, 2022 – Viaplay Group and Hisense's VIDAA have agreed that the Viaplay app will be pre-installed on all Hisense Smart TVs sold in Viaplay’s current D2C markets, and in North America where Viaplay will launch in early 2023.
News categories: Viaplay, VIDAA, Philip Wågnert, Nick Ruczaj, Apps, Digital TV, Europe, North America, Smart TV, Streaming