Netflix Rival Adds Live Sports To Its Streaming Bouquet

  • Netflix Inc's NFLX Swedish rival NENT, which looked to foray into Britain later this year with its streaming service Viaplay, added live sports to its content line-up in the country.
  • NENT also secured long-term exclusive rights in Britain to sporting events such as ice hockey, skating, and handball from various sports organizations.
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  • NENT, famed for Nordic noir crime series, expanded to more than a dozen countries to compete with giant sharks like Netflix and The Walt Disney Co DISReuters reports.
  • Price Action: NFLX shares traded higher by 1.39% at $379.70 premarket on the last check Thursday.
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