Viasat Broadcasting

NTV+ promotes Viasat Sport ahead of new package launch

Russian pay TV broadcaster NTV+ has added the Viasat Sport channel to its Viasat West offering as a promotional initiative ahead of the launch of a new premium package of Viasat channels. On October 1, 2013 in addition to six TV channels ­- TV1000-Action, Viasat History, Viasat Explorer, TV 1000, Russian cinema and The Da […]

MTG names new Baltic chiefs, expands production unit

Modern Times Group (MTG) is making a series of changes to the management of Viasat Broadcasting in the Baltic region and is to expand its production company Paprika Latino in the region. MTG has promoted Baiba Zuzena to the post of CEO of its Latvian free TV and radio operations. She was previously chief operating […]

MTG launches Viasat premium package on Russia’s MTS

Modern Times Group’s Viasat Broadcasting is to launch a Viasat Premium HD package on Russian service provider MTS’s IPTV and digital cable platforms.  The ‘Viasat Premium HD’ package comprises Viasat’s two premium HD movie channels – TV1000 Premium HD and TV1000 Megahit HD, dedicated comedy channel – TV1000 Comedy HD – and two HD documentary […]

Viasat Broadcasting appoints programming chief

Viasat Broadcasting has appointed Jakob Mejlhede as senior vice-president of acquisitions and programming. Mejlhede has worked at Viasat Broadcasting for five years and takes on his new role with immediate effect. Based in London, he will be responsible for all of Viasat’s programming acquisition and content development for its free and pay TV channels across 35 […]