MTG’s Viasat Broadcasting is implementing a number of changes to its Baltic management and at the same time expanding the production company Paprika Latino into the region.
Viasat Broadcasting has appointed Aleks Habdank as COO of its Pay-TV Emerging Markets operations, effective May 7.
Viasat Broadcasting has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution for pay-TV rights for Russia, Ukraine and CIS.
Modern Times Group has named two new senior executives for its pay-TV operations in the Nordic region and in Africa.
MTG’s Viasat Broadcasting is to launch three new HD pay-TV movie channels in Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries in October.
MTG’s Viasat Broadcasting has secured the broadcasting rights to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games and the 2016 Olympic Games for the Baltic Republics.
Viasat Broadcasting has prolonged its exclusive live Baltic broadcasting rights to the FIA Formula One motor racing World Championship until the end of the 2014 season.
Viasat Broadcasting has signed a five-year exclusive agreement with the Russian commercial broadcaster CTC Media to distribute the international version of the CTC channel in the Baltic territories.
MTG’s Viasat Broadcasting will launch a new channel named Viasat Nature East on May 3.