Announcing Nordic TV Week 2020
According to Mediavision, as of 2019, there were approximately 10 million streaming subscriptions in the Nordics, over 5.8 million households. Nordic SVOD households subscribe to 1.7 services on average. This number can be explained by innovative business models in the form of service packaging, such as telecom operators bundling streaming services with traditional TV or broadband.
The Nordic region has long been a breeding ground for video technology, with companies such as Tandberg in Norway and Ericsson in Sweden leaving a legacy of skills. It is also known for its buying power, high device penetration and strong broadband connection, which means consumers expect superior streaming experiences.
Ajey Anand, Founder of Northern Waves TV says: “The Nordics are renowned for our design and tech expertise, which is demonstrated through the success of OTT services such as Viaplay, HBO Nordic, TV 4 Play, TV 2 Sumo. Public broadcasters such as NRK, SVT, DR and YLE are also known for their brilliant innovation in this area. I hope these streaming showcases will help build a stronger TV community around the world.”
Find out more here: Nordic TV Week
About Northern Waves TV
Northern Waves TV is a one-day TV technology conference held yearly in Oslo, Norway. Northern Waves brings the TV community together for a day of learning, networking and entertainment. The agenda includes presentations and case studies from many leading European Broadcasters, Pay TV Operators and OTT service owners covering a range of TV technology and business topics.
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Norwegian TV streaming technology company Norigin Media has been chosen as part of the 5GMediaHUB Consortium, alongside Telenor from Norway and other European companies. The project’s goal is to become a world leader in 5G, accelerating the validation of innovative 5G-empowered media and entertainment applications.
Norigin Media, the organisers of Northern Waves TV, have today announced that the conference will not take place in Oslo in 2021. The TV technology and business conference will instead become a series of online compact conferences in the spring and autumn of 2021.
RiksTV, Norwegian digital terrestrial television (DTT) provider who also offers streaming services, has launched an app on Samsung Smart TV with the help of Norigin Media.