Viasat Premium HD package on MTS in Russia
April 30, 2013
Modern Times Group (MTG), the international entertainment group, thas announced that Viasat Broadcasting, which comprises MTG’s television broadcasting operations, will make its ‘Viasat Premium HD’ package available to Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS) IPTV and digital cable subscribers in Russia in May.
The ‘Viasat Premium HD’ package comprises Viasat’s two premium HD movie channels (TV1000 Premium HD and TV1000 Megahit HD), dedicated comedy channel (TV1000 Comedy HD) and two HD documentary channels (Viasat History HD and Viasat Nature HD).
The package costs 400 RUB a month and will be made available to all MTS IPTV and digital cable subscribers as an optional addition to their Basic channel packages. The package will initially be made available for purchase by approximately 350,000 MTS regional subscribers in over 50 Russian cities.