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MTG secures exclusive boxing rights

Peter Nørrelund

Modern Times Group has secured the exclusive rights to the World Boxing Super Series across the Nordic and Baltic regions. MTG’s TV channels and streaming… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 dives deeper into eSports with ESL deal


German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1’s sports business unit, 7Sports, is to deepen its involvement in the fast-growing world of eSports for the first time after striking a… Read more

MTG extends grip on handball

Peter Nørrelund

Modern Times Group (MTG) has extended its grip on top-tier handball rights for the next six seasons. The Nordic media group has secured exclusive rights… Read more

Tele2 Estonia teams up with Viasat for TV and internet service

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Mobile operator Tele2 Estonia has teamed up with pay TV outfit Viasat to launch a joint TV and internet offering across the country. Tele2 and… Read more

MTG closes Kongregate acquisition

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann

Modern Times Group (MTG) has closed its US$55 million acquisition of US games publisher and developer Kongregate. MTG announced the deal a month ago and… Read more

Modern Times Group boosted by Nordic TV and InnoGames

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Modern Times Group’s Nordic entertainment group and its newly majority-owned games subsidiary InnoGames contributed to strong sales and profitability in the second quarter, with the… Read more

eSports will benefit TV, says ESL


eSports have the potential to attract a young primarily male audience to TV and punch above its weight in terms of its value to broadcasters,… Read more

Modern Times Group names new Viaplay chief

Ira Gladnikoff

Modern Times Group (MTG) has named Ira Gladnikoff as head of its subscription video-on-demand service Viaplay, replacing Jonas Karlén, who has decided to leave the… Read more

MTG secures exclusive international football rights for Finland

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Modern Times Group (MTG) has secured the exclusive Finnish rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers in 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World… Read more

ESL strikes large-scale eSports streaming deal with Facebook


Modern Times Group-owned eSports outfit ESL has teamed up with Facebook to stream over 5,500 hours of live content via the social media platform. From… Read more