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Nordic Pubcasters Join Forces on Production to Compete With Streamers Like Netflix

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Variety reports: “Faced with fierce competition from global streaming services such as Netflix, public broadcasters in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland have joined forces to jointly produce ambitious Scandi series. DR in Denmark, NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden, YLE in Finland and RUV in Iceland issued a statement Monday saying that they had “agreed on a new common strategy for greater co-production of drama productions.” The alliance was announced on the heels of a meeting in Stockholm where reps from each broadcaster discussed ways to counter the growing competition from Netflix, Amazon and other streamers.”

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