Viasat Ukraine

Viasat Ukraine signs deal with SES

Pay TV outfit Viasat Ukraine has signed a deal with satellite operator SES to broadcast its offering on the Astra 4A satellite. Under the multi-year agreement with SES, Viasat Ukraine’s Vision TV service will be broadcasting approximately 40 pay TV channels, including 13 are in high-definition, and about 60 free-to-air channels at 5° East. SES […]

Kyivstar teams up with Viasat to launch nationwide TV service

Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar has teamed up with Modern Times Group’s Viasat Ukraine to launch a nationwide IPTV service in the country over its fibre-to-the-building network. The Kyivstar service, which allows subscribers to watch TV and video-on-demand on four devices simultaneously, was previously available as a trial service in Krivoy Rog and Zhytomyr to a […]

MTG writes down Ukrainian pay TV operation

Modern Times Group (MTG) has decided to write down the value of its Ukrainian pay TV service, Viasat Ukraine, because of continuing economic uncertainty in the country.  MTG is writing down 100% of the value of the goodwill value of its 85% stake in the platform via Viastrong Holding. The company said it will include […]

Viasat Ukraine strikes deal with Inter Media for carriage of channels

Modern Times Group-owned pay TV platform Viasat Ukraine has struck an agreement with local leading commercial broadcaster Inter Media Group to carry all of the latter’s channels – the first time Inter’s services have been launched on a satellite platform. “This is the first, but very important step in distribution of our Media Group channels […]