MTG launches history web

Scandinavian group adds to inhouse channel portfolio

Media outfit Modern Times Group launched pay TV channel Viasat History in eight Central and Eastern Europe countries on Monday.

Viasat, the broadcast arm of MTG, now has 26 channel brands in the region. New channel is being broadcast 18 hours a day and distributed via local and national cable nets in Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Moldova, Hungary, Ukraine and Romania.

Content includes programming on the history of science, sport, music, military conflict and biographies.

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