Net Insight Interim Report January – March 2021

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Growth on a continued cautious market

“Net Insight posted continued growth in the first quarter 2021 and revenue up by 2.6% despite negative exchange rate effects. Adjusted for exchange rate effects, year-on-year growth was 11.6%. The divestment of ScheduALL, which was announced in the quarter, is an important step towards focusing the operations and achieving profitable growth. It is also encouraging that our sharper focus and accelerated R&D investments are yielding results and that we won important deals in the quarter.”

Crister Fritzson, CEO of Net Insight

Significant events:

  • Divestment of ScheduALL
  • Promising results in innovation study of Net Insight’s time synchronization technology in mobile networks
  • Important deals with Red Bee Media and NEP Connect

January – March 2021

  • Net sales amounted to SEK 77.9 (76.0) million, an increase of 2.6% year on-year. In comparable currencies net sales increased by 11.6%.
  • Operating earnings amounted to SEK 3.1 (4.8) million, corresponding to an operating margin of 4.0% (6.3%). Excluding foreign exchange rate differences of SEK 7.6 (9.2) million, operating earnings were SEK -4.4 (-4.4) million.
  • Net income for the period for the Group, including divested operations, was SEK -33.0 (248.4) million. This includes capital loss on disposal of discontinued operations of SEK -35.9 million (246.4). The effect on earnings from the disposal of discontinued operations deviates from the estimate communicated in connection with the announcement of the transaction. For more information, see section “Divested operations” in “Extraordinary events”.
  • Earnings per share, basic and diluted, for the Group was SEK -0.09 (0.65).
  • Total cash flow for the Group was SEK 14.1 million (245.4). Excluding the cash impact of the divestment of subsidiary, cash flow was SEK -1.0 million (-57.0).

For the complete report, please refer to the attached PDF.

A conference call with web presentation for media and the financial community will take place at 9.30 am CEST on April 20, 2021
CEO Crister Fritzson and CFO Joakim Schedvins will present and comment on the interim report

For further information, please contact:
Crister Fritzson, CEO of Net Insight AB, +46 8 685 04 00,

About Net Insight

Net Insight (Nasdaq: NETI B) is defining new ways to deliver media, opening up opportunities for content owners, broadcasters, production companies, service providers and enterprises to produce and deliver the future of live sport, news and online content. The company is driving the transformation to IP, virtualization and cloud workflows and has built the market’s most open and cloud-ready media delivery platform for contribution, distribution, live production, and orchestration. 

For over 20 years the world’s leading media brands have trusted Net Insight and the company is recognized for having set the benchmark for media transport. Now Net Insight is combining its broadcast heritage and R&D expertise with the deep IP knowledge gained from developing its own streaming solution to evolve Nimbra, its Emmy® Award winning video transport solution, for the new media era. With a strong vision for the future of IP and cloud, Net Insight is helping the world’s leading media brands to simply and cost-effectively produce and deliver content to viewers anywhere.  
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