MTG nabs English soccer rights

Matches to be shown on Sweden's Viasat

STOCKHOLM — Media conglom Modern Times Group has acquired the exclusive Swedish rights to the English Premier League soccer for the next three seasons.

MTG already holds the rights in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Ghana.

MTG acquired the rights from Medge Consulting.

The matches will be aired on MTG pay TV channels Viasat Fotboll, Viasat Sport and Viasat Sport HD. There will also be a new Viasat Premier League HD channel.

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