List of television stations in Sweden

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This is a list of television channels that broadcast for a Swedish language audience.

Channels holding a broadcasting license for the terrestrial network are marked "(DTT)."

Public non-commercial networks[edit]


  • SVT1 (general) (DTT)
  • SVT2 (general) (DTT)
  • SVT24 (news, sports, reruns) (DTT)
  • Barnkanalen (children) (DTT)
  • Kunskapskanalen (educational) (DTT)
  • UR - public service educational programming, broadcasting in time slots allocated by SVT1 and SVT2
  • SVT World (international) terrestrial only in Finland

The public television channels are mostly funded by a license fee and broadcast free-to-air.

SVT has 21 local news districts.

Swedish private commercial networks[edit]

These are privately owned television channels that are solely, or almost solely, directed at Sweden. Many such channels don't broadcast from Sweden, but nevertheless target a Swedish audience.

TV4 is the only commercial channel ever to have broadcast nationally in the Swedish analogue terrestrial network, but the arrival of digital terrestrial television saw the TV4 monopoly on commercial television broken.

TV4 Group[edit]

Viasat / MTG[edit]

SBS Discovery Media[edit]

Viacom International Media Networks Europe[edit]


  • Axess TV (culture and information) - owned by Axel och Margaret Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse för allmännyttiga ändamål (DTT)
  • Kanal 10 (Christian) (DTT)
  • Fox (DTT) (HD)
  • Horse1 (DTT)
  • Kanal Global (DTT)

Regional terrestrial channels:

Pan-Nordic channels[edit]

These channels mostly target the Nordic countries. Most channels carry subtitles and/or audio in Swedish.

Nordic Entertainment Group / Viasat[edit]

Viasat World[edit]

TV4 Group[edit]

Turner Broadcasting System Europe[edit]

BBC Worldwide[edit]


Pan-European channels[edit]

These are channels targeting all of Europe. This section may include virtually all channels available from any satellite that can be received in Sweden, but this list mostly concerns encrypted channels that are available from Swedish satellite distributors. Some have Swedish subtitles.

See also: Lists of television channels, List of television channels in Europe

Public access stations[edit]

Cable operators with more than 100 households are required by law to carry extra space for a local cable channel.

The Majority of "Open Channel" Public Access stations in Sweden are part of the national organisation RÖK.

Defunct channels[edit]


Television packages and distributors in Sweden:

Digital terrestrial:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]