When turnover for Norway is not available, data are estimated based on information directly from the companies. Turnover in foreign currencies has been converted to NOK according to average exchange rates the relevant year. When ownership shares are not given, companies are wholly owned.
Largest media groups in Norway 2015
|Group||Owners per 31.12.||Media activities,
|Schibsted||Blommenholm Industrier (Stiftelsen Tinius) (26%), Folketrygdfondet (5%), Nya Wermlands-Tidningens AB (4%)||Newspapers (incl. VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad), online classifieds (Finn.no 90%)||7 113||15 117||47|
|Egmont Fonden (Denmark)||Self-owned foundation||TV channels (TV 2 Gruppen), books & magazines (Cappelen Damm 50%, Egmont Publishing), film production/distribution (Nordisk Film), cinemas (Oslo Kino), news site (Nettavisen 50%)||6 715||14 088||48|
|- TV 2 Gruppen||Egmont Fonden (Denmark)||TV channels (incl. TV 2, TV 2 Zebra, TV 2 Bliss, TV 2 Nyhetskanalen, TV 2 Filmkanalen, TV 2 Sportskanalen), web-TV (TV 2 Sumo), TV distribution (RiksTV 33%)||3 895||3 895||100|
|Norwegian state (54%), Folketrygdfondet (5%), Lazard Asset Management (2%)||TV and radio distribution via cable, satellite and DTT (incl. Canal Digital, Norkring, RiksTV 33%), newspapers (Amedia 44%), web portal (ABC Startsiden)||6 096||9 137||67|
|NRK||The Norwegian state||TV channels (incl. NRK1, NRK2, NRK3), web-TV (NRK TV), radio channels (incl. P1, P2, P3, P1+), TV distribution (RiksTV 33%)||5 593||5 593||100|
|Amedia||LO and affiliated labour unions (45%), Telenor (44%), Amedia AS (8%), Fritt Ord (3%)||62 local newspapers, 3 free newspapers, online news (incl. Nettavisen 50%), online directory (Digitale Medier 1881)||3 846||4 151||93|
|Modern Times Group, MTG (Sweden)||The Stenbeck family (Sweden) (controlled through direct og indirect ownership)||TV channels (TV3, Viasat 4, TV6, pay-TV), web-TV (Viaplay), TV distribution (Viasat), TV production (Strix Televisjon, Monster), radio channels (P4, P5, P6)||2 831||15 522||18|
|Get||TDC (Denmark)||TV distribution via cable (Get) and fibre (Homebase), broadband and telephony||2 778||2 778||100|
|Gyldendal||Erik Must AS (85%), Fr Falck Frås (4%)||Book publishing (Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, Tiden, Kolon, Bestselgerforlaget), book shops (Ark Bokhandel), book distribution (Forlagssentralen 50%), book clubs (De norske Bokklubbene 49%)||1 813||1 813||100|
|Aller (Denmark)||Allerfonden (>50%)||Newspaper (Dagbladet), magasines (incl. Allers, KK, Se og Hør, Henne), websites (Dinside, SOL, Lommelegen)||1 741||5 518||32|
|Discovery Communications (USA)||Advance Publications (25%), John Malone (Liberty Media) (21%)||TV channels (TVNorge, Fem, Max, Vox, Discovery, TLC, Eurosport Norway)||1 618||51 625||3|
Telenor sold its holdings in Amedia in February 2016
Where the owners' share of voting power differ from the share of capital, voting power is used.
Discovery Communications' turnover in Norway 2014 is estimated by medianorway and includes radio activities in SBS Radio Norway. In 2015 the radio company was sold to the British company Bauer Media which is owned by the German Bauer Media Group.
Turnover data 2014 onwards are no longer comparable to previous years, due to changes in the international accounting standard IFRS. From 2014 revenue in joint ventures cannot be included in total group turnover. The effect of this cange varies between companies, depending on the scale of co-ownership.
Telenor's turnover in the media sector is estimated by medianorway. Total turnover of the whole Telenor Group is more than ten times the media turnover.
A-media's operations outside of Norway consist of printing presses in Russia.
Egmont Fonden is both a self-owning, charitable foundation and a business-operating company. Information about turnover in Norway is provided by Egmont's management.