Digital TV News: Modern Times Group

MTG Launches Viasat 3D
Dec 16, 2010 – Modern Times Group (STO:MTGB, MTGA) has announced that Viasat Broadcasting is the first Scandinavian pay-TV operator to launch a 3D TV service. Viasat 3D is now available to satellite subscribers through Viasat's digital OnDemand set-top box.
News categories: Modern Times Group, Denmark, Norway, Satellite, Set Top Box, Sweden, VR

MTG Makes OnDemand Pay-TV Offering Available on Internet Enabled Televisions
Nov 11, 2010 – MTG (OMX: MTGA, MTGB) has entered into a cooperation with LG Electronics (KSE: 066570) in the Nordic region. Viasat is making its Viasat OnDemand internet pay-TV services available directly on all LG TV sets enabled with NetCast functionality.
News categories: MTG, LG Electronics, Denmark, Digital TV, Norway, OTT, Smart TV, Sweden

MTG Acquires 50% of Russian DTH Satellite Pay-TV Platform
Feb 8, 2010 – Modern Times Group (STO:MTGA; STO:MTGB) has announced that it has acquired 50% of Raduga Holdings from Continental Media. Raduga is the sole owner of LCC DaoGeoCom, which operates Russian nationwide DTH satellite pay-TV platform Raduga TV.
News categories: Modern Times Group, Raduga, MnA, Russia, Satellite

Pace set to launch Viasat's next-generation Hybrid HD PVR
Sep 8, 2009 – Viasat Broadcasting (OMX: MTGA, MTGB) has once again chosen long-term set-top box partner Pace plc (LSE:PIC) to launch a second generation high definition (HD) personal video recorder (PVR) with built-in hybrid functionality.
News categories: Pace plc, Modern Times Group, Baltics, Denmark, Digital TV, DVR, Finland, Norway, Satellite, Sweden

Pace to launch new HD set-top box to Viasat across Scandinavia
Jun 8, 2009 – Viasat (OMX: MTGA, MTGB), the largest free-and pay-TV operator in Scandinavia and the Baltic States, has chosen to work with its long-term set-top box partner, Pace plc (LSE:PIC), to launch its next generation high definition (HD) receiver.
News categories: Pace plc, Modern Times Group, Denmark, Digital TV, DVR, Finland, Norway, Satellite, Set Top Box, Sweden

Viasat Selects NDS Progressive Download Technology for HD VOD
Mar 24, 2009 – NDS has announced that Viasat (OMX Nordic: MTGA, MTGB) has extended its long-standing relationship with NDS with the addition of NDS' Progressive Download (PDL) technology to the ViasatPlusHD hybrid DVR.
News categories: NDS Group, MTG/Viasat Broadcasting, Conditional Access, Denmark, Digital TV, DVR, Finland, Middleware, Norway, Satellite, Set Top Box, Sweden, Ukraine

Norway picks DMB for mobile TV
Aug 18, 2008 – The three biggest broadcasters in Norway, NRK, TV 2 and MTG, have set up their own company in order to launch mobile TV via DMB this winter.
News categories: NRK, MTG, TV 2, Digital TV, Mobile, Norway, Portable

Viasat Extends and Broadens Partnership with NDS to Embrace Suite of Solutions for High Definition TV
Feb 5, 2008 – NDS (NASDAQ: NNDS) and Viasat have inked a new agreement whereby NDS is to commence supplying Viasat with market-leading MediaHighway® middleware, XTV® DVR technology, and a customized EPG to secure and power its new HD pay TV service.
News categories: NDS Group, Modern Times Group, Conditional Access, Denmark, Digital TV, DVR, Finland, Middleware, Norway, Satellite, Set Top Box, Sweden

Pace chosen by Viasat to launch HD PVR in the Nordic Countries
Jan 16, 2008 – Pace Micro Technology (LSE:PIC) has been selected by Modern Times Group's Viasat Broadcasting, the leading digital satellite pay-TV broadcaster in Scandinavia and the Baltic states, to be the launch partner for its high definition PVR service.
News categories: Pace Micro, Modern Times Group, Denmark, Digital TV, DVR, Finland, Norway, Satellite, Set Top Box, Sweden