Latvia’s Baltcom strikes deal with TV3

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has struck a deal to continue carrying Viasat Broadcasting-owned channel TV3 on its platform. Baltcom chairman Vojko Rovere said that the company was “pleased to have been able to reach a mutually acceptable agreement on TV3’s retransmission”. The deal will enable Baltcom subscribers to continue watching TV3, carriage deals for which […]

Ireland’s TV3 takes Rugby World Cup rights

Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 has secured the Irish rights for all 48 matches in next year’s Rugby World Cup. TV3 will broadcast all of Ireland’s matches and the final stages of the tournament free-to-air. It will also manage live coverage of all the tournament’s matches and will deliver a TV, digital and mobile highlights offering. […]

Lattelecom fails to strike deal with MTG

Latvian service provider Lattelecom has failed to strike a distribution deal with Modern Times Group (MTG) for the latter’s TV3 commercial channel.  Lattelecom will no longer carry TV3 from tommorrow. The operator said that MTG had attempted to raise carriage fees for the channel by 60% and that this was not warranted by the amount […]

Lattelecom and MTG locked in carriage fee dispute

Latvian telco Lattelecom could cease to carry Modern Times Group-owned channel TV3 at the end of this month unless an increasingly bitter dispute over carriage fees between the pair is resolved. Lattelecom has said it may pull the channel unless MTG modifies its terms. It has accused the Scandinavian programming group of dramatically increasing its […]

TV3 to oppose UTV’s planned Republic of Ireland channel

Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 is reportedly protesting plans by Northern Ireland’s UTV to launch a new channel in the Republic of Ireland.  According to a Sunday Times report, TV3 has raised “grave concerns” with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) about UTV’s channel application, which UTV announced in November. TV3, which must be carried on all broadcast […]

TV3 and Dozhd compete for vacant Russian DTT slot

Russian channels TV3 and Dozhd will compete for the slot in the country’s second digital-terrestrial multiplex freed up after state-backed broadcaster RTR withdrew its plan to make a sports channel available. Under the terms set by regulator Roskomnadzor, the new channel must air round the clock free-to-air and carry a minimum of 55% Russian produced […]

TV3 Ireland launches second screen app

Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 has launched a second screen app in partnership with social TV technology firm Axonista and media identification firm Civolution. The ShowPal companion app is designed to work as a single second screen app for a wide variety of TV3 programmes. It delivers a mix of content and social media related to […]

YouSee expands OTT TV service

Danish cable operator YouSee has expanded its OTT TV service with the addition of 14 new channels, including top sports channels from TV3, giving broadband customers access to about 42 services online both inside and outside the home.  Sports services TV3+ and TV3 Sport 2 are amongst the channels to be added to the platform […]

YouSee strikes à la carte deal for Viasat sports channels

Danish cable operator YouSee has struck a deal with broadcaster Modern Times Group (MTG) to provide TV3’s sports channels on an à la carte basis. YouSee will offer three TV3 channels from Viasat – TV3+ and TV3 Sports 1 and 2 – as part of its à la carte offering. YouSee chief Mathias Berg said […]

Spain’s TV3 launches on Google TV

Spanish free-to-air broadcaster TV3 – Televisió de Catalunya has launched a service on Google TV, making it available to users of Google’s smart TV application. 
 Viewers can download an app and access a range of TV3 content on-demand as well as a live feed of the channel via Google TV. 
The broadcaster said that […]