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Viasat Sweden

Pay TV operator Viasat is owned by Nordic Entertainment Group, which encompasses MTG’s pay TV activities. It launched Viaplay really early, one of the earliest OTT services in Europe, in the middle of 2012. It came out of the traditional online Viasat VoD service and is now offered widely across the Nordics. Operations and figures: Parent NENT reported net sales of $391.8 million for the first quarter of 2019. Viaplay increased viewership by 25% in the 12 months ended September 2019, adding 37,000 subscribers to reach 1.46 million across the Nordics. Satellite TV losses were offset by broadband gains meaning the Viasat D2C subscriber base was broadly stable at 490,000, The Subscription & Other sales sector, which includes Viaplay, accounted…

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