Viasat Signs Estonian IPTV Distribution Deal
[Satellite Today 10-12-09] Viasat Broadcasting signed a four-year distribution deal with the largest IPTV service provider in Estonia, Elion, Viasat said Oct. 9.
Under the agreement, Viasat will market and sell its pay-TV channel packages to Elion’s 175,000 broadband customers, 88,000 of which have IPTV. Viasat’s Estonian free-TV channels also will be available to Elion subscribers through the platform’s existing IPTV packages.
The agreement with Elion is similar to one signed with Sweden’s Telia in May 2008 and builds on previous IPTV agreements with 10 broadband network operators in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Viasat Broadcasting Adds Pace HD PVR to Portfolio Satellite Today September 11, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 09-11-09] Viasat Broadcasting, a digital satellite pay-TV broadcaster in Scandinavia and the Baltic states, has added technology developer Pace s TDS855NV hybrid HD PVR to its portfolio, the companies announced Sept. 10. The…
Viasat Broadcasting Struggles With Nordic DTH Subscribers; Sees IPTV Boom Satellite Today July 24, 2009
[Satellite Today 07-24-09] Modern Times Group (MTG) subsidiary Viasat Broadcasting is struggling to add direct-to-home (DTH) subscribers in the Nordic region, while its IPTV numbers show strong growth, according to MTG s second quarter results…
Irdeto Selected to Manage Viasat OnDemand Satellite Today April 21, 2009
[Satellite Today 04-21-09] The Modern Times Group s (MTG) subsidiary, Viasat Broadcasting has selected Irdeto to manage its enhanced Internet based on-demand service, Viasat OnDemand, Irdeto announced April 20. Irdeto said the service will be…