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Econet Media acquire MTG’s assets in Africa

The sale of Modern Times Groups (MTG) the free-to-air terrestrial channel, Viasat 1 and Modern African Productions (MAP), to Econet Media Group, has been concluded. All the assets of MTG has been acquired by Econet Media in Ghana, alongside MAPs operations in both Ghana and Nigeria. With this acquisition, the FTA channel of MTG, Viasat [...]

MTG launches four new channels in Seychelles

European broadcaster, Modern Times Group (MTG), has launched four factual pay-TV channels in the Republic of Seychelles via cable operator Intelvision. The four new channels, namely- Viasat Crime, Viasat Explore, Viasat History and Viasat Nature, which will be a part of Intelvisions bouquet, was earlier launched in Malawi, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. This [...]

MTG takes Russian movie channel to Israel

Swedish media company, Modern Times Group AB (MTGB), which co-owns Russias publicly traded television broadcaster, CTC Media Inc., has launched Russian pay-TV movie channel, TV1000 Russian Kino, on Israels satellite TV platform, yes. Our wholesale channel business has constantly expanded into new markets since it was launched more than 10 years ago, said Jorgen Madsen [...]

MTG Africa brings Armoza’s Package to Ghana, Tanzania

The African arm of Swedish broadcaster, Modern Times Group (MTG), has acquired rights from Israel-based format producer and distributor, Armoza Formats, to produce local versions of its factual entertainment series, The Package, in Ghana and Tanzania. MTG Africa will air the adaptations of the format in English on Viasat1 in Ghana, and in Swahili on [...]

MTG launches DTT channel in Tanzania

Scandinavian pay-TV platform, Modern Times (MTG), has launched a second African free-to-air DTT channel in Tanzania. We are proud to launch our second African free-TV channel. We are committed to further expanding our presence not just in Tanzania but also in other fast-growing African countries and economies, said Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, President andCEO of MTG. [...]