MTG extends English Premier League rights

Modern Times Group has extended its exclusive deal to broadcast the English Barclays Premier League football across all platforms in the Baltic states.

The deal gives MTG channels in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania rights to games beginning this season, 2013-14, through to the end of the 2015-16 season. This will cover all 38 rounds andcomprises approximately 100 games on the pay TV channel Viasat Sport Baltic, plus highlights and extra footage.

In the Baltics, MTG has broadcast the EPL since the 2010-11 season. The broadcaster also has rights to the league in Sweden, Denmark and Bulgaria.

The season kicked off on Saturday.