TV3 Group announces expanded distribution deal with Viasat World

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Baltics media group TV3 has announced an extension of its carriage deal with Viasat World.

The deal covers Viasat World’s full factual, drama and entertainment portfolio both in its linear channels and VOD offerings. This includes factual channels Viasat Nature, Viasat History and Viasat Explore, along with period drama channel Epic Drama and the TV1000.

The channels will be available on TV3 Group’s Go3 and Home3 Pay TV service platforms in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The deal also sees Epic Drama VOD available on TV3 Group’s recently launched Go3 OTT platform, marking the first time that the companies have expanded into digital services.

Christian Anting, TV3 Group’s CEO said: “We are excited to extend our partnership with Viasat World to include Epic Drama and bring hundreds of hours of new content to our platforms. Go3 subscribers will be able to enjoy a full library of blockbuster movies coming from TV1000 channels and hit series from Epic Drama VOD.”

Irina Gofman, CEO at Viasat World, said: “This exciting deal gives us great distribution across the Baltics, as we grow beyond our core pay TV offering and add the Epic Drama VOD service. It is testament to how well our channels consistently perform and resonate with the audience, thanks to the premium content we acquire often with exclusivity for the region.

“As a leading player with a high level of our market expertise concentrated in the CEE region, we’re proud to bring internationally acclaimed content to audiences in the Baltics.”

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