Viasat World


Viasat World expands Epic Drama reach in Hungary

Viasat World has expanded the reach of its premium drama channel, Epic Drama, in Hungary after launching via operators Magyar Telekom and Vidanet. Epic Drama went live on Magyar Telekom’s IPTV, satellite and, TV GO mobile platforms via its Super Family HD and Cinema packages, while 250 hours of SVOD content is also featured in the […]

Viasat World’s Epic Drama channel launches in Turkey

Viasat World’s Epic Drama channel and SVOD service have launched in Turkey for the first time via Turkcell’s over-the-top and IPTV platform, TV+. The deal marks the latest Viasat World brand to go live on TV+, with Epic Drama joining Viasat Explore and Viasat History. All three channels are dubbed in Turkish and available via […]

Viasat World launches Epic Drama channel on Vivacom TV

Viasat World has launched its Epic Drama channel on Vivacom TV in Bulgaria, with the channel’s SVOD content to be available to Vivacom subscribers by the end of the year. Epic Drama will join Viasat World’s other channels – TV1000,Viasat Nature, Viasat History and Viasat Explore – which are already broadcast by the operator, deepening a more than 10-year relationship between the […]

Viasat World extends reach with M7 deal

Pay TV operator M7 Group is to add channel provider Viasat World’s recently launched Epic Drama service to its Skylink DTH platform from September 1. Joining the Czech and Slovak pay TV service will significantly extend Epic Drama’s reach in the two markets. Skylink is the biggest DTH platform in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, […]

Wind Vision carrying Viasat World channels

New Greek TV platform Wind Vision has added three channels from Viasat World to its programming line-up. The Greek pay TV service, operated by telco Wind Hellas, is offering Viasat History, Viasat Explore and Viasat Nature as part of its line-up. The addition of Viasat History will bring programmes including The Real War of Thrones, […]

Viasat World’s Epic Drama launches with distribution partners

CEE-focused channels provider Viasat World has launched its new drama channel and associated subscription video-on-demand offering, Epic Drama and has named a line-up of distribution partners for the service. Viasat World has struck deals with operators across the region to carry the service. Operators including Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat, Romania’s RCS & RDS, Digi in Hungary, […]

Viasat World launching OTT TV movie service and new drama channel

Viasat World is launching a direct-to-consumer movie service aimed at the Russian expatriate market, which will be available for Russian speakers globally, with a focus on targeting Russian-speaking populations in markets including the US, Germany, the UK, France and Israel. Interviewed onstage by DTVE at Digital TV CEE in Budapest, Viasat World CEO Irina Gofman said […]

Viasat World channels join nc+

Viasat World is launching the Polsat Viasat History, Polsat Viasat Explore and Polsat Viasat Nature on nc+. The channels will be available for subscribers to the Polish operator from July 20 as part of the nc+ Extra+ package. “We are extremely pleased with the inclusion of our channels on the nc+ platform and very much […]

National Media Group completes deal for 80% of Viasat Russia

Russia’s National Media Group has completed a deal with Viasat World – the new brand for Modern Times Group’s international pay TV channels operation – to form a joint venture in which it will take majority control to distribute Viasat’s channels in the country. National Media Group will own an 80% stake in the JV, […]

MTG World channels rebranded

The MTG World portfolio of channels has been rebranded Viasat World. The Viasat World bouquet comprises 27 pay TV channels across 47 territories. The channels group was a subsidiary of Sweden-listed broadcaster Modern Times Group before being sold late last year for US$45.5 million amid regulatory changes that forced MTG to offload some assets. Russian […]