VIASAT COURTAPPLICATON ACHIEVES DESIRED RESULTS
Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international media group, today
announced that its application to the Swedish Market Court for a court
injunction to prohibit Canal Digital from mentioning Viasat’s TV3, ZTV
and TV8 entertainment channels in its marketing material has had the
desired result. Canal Digital has notified the Market Court that it has
changed its marketing accordingly and has assured the Court that the
Viasat Channels will not be used in future marketing campaigns or
materials. No injunction is therefore required at this time.
The Viasat channels therefore continue to be available only to
subscribers on the Viasat DTH satellite platform, the Boxer digital
terrestrial network in Sweden and cable networks with which Viasat has
For further information, please visit www.mtg.se, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Hans-Holger Albrecht, President & CEO tel: +46 (0) 8 562 000 50
Matthew Hooper,Investor & Press Enquiries tel: +44 (0) 20 7321 5010
MTG is an international media group with operations in more than 30
countries around the world and principal broadcasting businesses in
Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Hungary and Russia. MTG is the largest
Free-to-air and Pay-TV operator in the Nordic and Baltic regions and the
largest commercial radio operator in Northern Europe. MTG’s Viasat
channels reach over 50 million people in 15 countries every day and MTG
Radio’s stations reach 3 million daily listeners. The Viasat
Broadcasting DTH satellite TV platform offers digital multi-channel TV
packages of over 50 own-produced and third party entertainment channels.
MTG is a leading European direct response TV network operator,
broadcasting home shopping channels into 100 million homes in 52
countries, as well as one of the world’s leading originators and
producers of Reality TV formats.
Modern Times Group MTG AB class A and B shares are listed on the
Stockholmsbörsen O-list (symbols: MTGA and MTGB).
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