MTG World inks deals with OTE (Greece) and UPC (Poland)

04 January 2016

International entertainment company MTG World launches Viasat History in Greece, and expands Viasat Explore’s distribution in Poland.

The launch in Greece adds another country to MTG World’s footprint of over 47 countries across Europe, Israel, Africa and North America. Viasat History, dedicated to “Bringing History to Life” with a fresh look at European history, premiered on ΟΤΕ TV, on New Year’s Day.
Irina Gofman, Chairman of the Board of MTG World commented, “We are extremely happy to kick off the New Year with these two deals. Launching Viasat History in Greece with OTE is a great opportunity to expand our brand further in Europe. It’s also exciting to be growing our distribution in Poland, with Viasat Explore joining UPC and allowing even more people in Poland to enjoy our fantastic programming”.

With its 24h schedule, Viasat History offers rich content to all fans of history, quality documentaries, and shows with hands on specialists for a more contemporary look into historical events.  

OTE TV subscribers will be offered the opportunity to watch historical events coming to light via shows such as Forbidden History, Ancient Black Ops, WWII Air Crash Detectives, The Vikings and The Great Underground War.

In Poland from 11 January 2016 Viasat Explore begins an exciting new cooperation with UPC Poland. The channel will be available in the operator’s Max Package and as part of the promotional campaign, also in the Select Package until 15 February 2016.
Polsat Viasat Explore is a channel for adventurous, curious men who are excited about interesting life experiences, new technologies, and unusual passions. This year UPC Customers can meet the characters, and discover the entertaining worlds of Timber Kings, Jade Fever, Wicked Inventions and Carver Kings.

Polsat Viasat Explore is also the number one destination for Esports fans! In 2015 Viasat Explore has broadcast major Esports events with the Polish team Virtus Pro and for 2016 an exciting line up of events is scheduled.

MTG World is an international media company providing entertainment, producing 24 documentary, film and sport stations available in over 47 countries in the world, reaching 100 million subscribers.

For more information please contact:

Karin Heijink - VP Pay TV Channels & Products
karin.heijink@mtg.com
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8834 5922
Mob: +44 (0) 7956 539 248

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