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TV 2 Norway buys C More Norway

The Egmont-owned TV 2 Norway takes over the Norwegian activities of C More Entertainment from Bonnier.

Egmont’s TV 2 Norway buys the Norwegian C More, a number of pay tv channels with premium sport and film, for instance the national football league. According to CEO of TV 2 Norway, Olav T. Sandnes, the acquisition is very positive for both TV 2 and the Norwegian consumers who through a wide set of distributor agreements and TV 2 Sumo will have access to even more content – popular films, series and premium sport, including all the matches in Tippeligaen.  

The acquisition is to be approved by the Norwegian competition authority.  

Norwegian TV 2 is like Danish TV2 a public service media provider and the largest commercial media company in Norway measured by daily time consumption. TV 2 Norway has the largest viewer’s share in the 20-49 age segment and great success in news, sports and entertainment on their eight channels.  

Chairman of the board of TV 2 and CFO of Egmont, Hans J. Carstensen, says:  
”TV 2 has a very strong position and anchoring as the largest media company and public service media provider in Norway. Now we get even stronger. TV 2 wants to be competitive exactly by being great on the content that Norwegians are looking for.”  


Further information  

Hans J. Carstensen
Chairman of the board of TV 2, CFO in Egmont
Tel +45 33305121  

Line Aarsland Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
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