MTGx, the digital content division of Modern Times Group, has announced that Fredrik Ljungberg will assume the role as programming director for Viaplay Nordic. He’ll take up the role on October 1.
Swedish audience research organisation MMS (Mediamätning i Skandinavien) is to measure the advertisements shown on computers, tablets and smart phones from the broadcasters TV4, Modern Times Group (MTG) and SBS Discovery.
Elemental video processing is enabling delivery of nearly 40 live channels and thousands of hours of premium library content to internet connected devices for Viaplay.
Modern Times Group’s Viaplay multiscreen service has added a new download to go service that allows Apple iOS devices to store content for a maximum of 30 days.
Philips has added a number of new apps to its Net TV smart TV sets, including broadcasters from Russia, Turkey, Germany and Scandinavia.
MTG president Hans Holger Albrecht has said he expects revenues from the Viaplay service go some way towards compensating for a continuing decline in DTH satellite subscribers.
Modern Times Group’s Viaplay is to deploy Irdeto’s Active Cloak for Media software to protect content on its over-the-top service.
Modern Times Group (MTG) has launched a new multiscreen service that gives access to pay-TV across a number of devices through a single ID and password.