Modern Times Group MTG AB

Type: Company
Name: Modern Times Group MTG AB (Modern Times Group AB)
Nationality: Sweden
Web Address: http://www.mtg.se/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Modern Times Group MTG AB
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

MTGx forms content team

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogleEmailMTGx, the digital content division of Modern Times Group, has announced that Fredrik Ljungberg will assume the role as programming director for Viaplay Nordic. He’ll take up the role on October 1.Ljungberg has been with ... [Published Broadband TV News - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Samuel Gyabah Wins Viasat-1 Maiden Game Changer Challenge

Viasat1 has announced Samuel Gyabah as the winner of the maiden edition of Game Changers competition, a project aimed at bringing a change to children’s education in Ghana. The project, which is a Viasat1 Corporate Responsibility initiative with partnership ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

IBC Everywhere in Amsterdam

Each year thousands of professionals in the media, entertainment and broadcast world come together in Amsterdam in September to discover industry developments, technology and trends. IBC2014 , which takes place Sept. 11–16, promises to maintain the same ... [Published Radio World Newspaper - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trace names African COO

Sports and music pay TV channels provider Trace has named a COO for its African operations.Victor Bannerman-Chedid will work alongside Trace’s existing management in a new role team while expanding its operations in African operations.He joins from mobile ... [Published Television Business International - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Nice M&A exec shifts to MTG

Peter Holmström has stepped into the acting COO role at the Modern Times Group’s African operations, TBI has learned.Holmström moves to MTG Africa from Sweden-based Nice Entertainment Group, the production group that MTG acquired last year. In his new ... [Published Television Business International - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

'Leading Innovation And Change' At IBC Leaders' Summit

This year’s IBC Leaders’ Summit is to be held on Thursday, 11 September, featuring 150 of the industry's most influential players.Now in its fourth year, the invite-only IBC Leaders’ Summit will see industry leaders from across the globe fly to Amsterdam ... [Published Film & Video - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Netflix effect – OTT in Europe

Netflix’s next stage of its European expansion is now close, but will its success rate continue and how far is the SVoD giant informing the OTT strategies of other players in the European market? Andy McDonald reports.Netflix has taken the Nordic markets ... [Published Digital TV Europe - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Viasat to supply services to Telia open access networks

Telia Operator Business said Modern Times Group (MTG) unit Viasat has signed an agreement to supply television, broadband and telephony services via Telia's 'Oppen Fiber' open access networks. This will broaden end-users' choice of provider. The deal ... [Published Telecompaper - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

MTG extends Danish Superliga coverage rights for 6 seasons

Modern Times Group (MTG) said that it has extended its exclusive coverage rights to the Danish Superliga,  the top tier men's football league, for all platforms in Denmark for six seasons until the end of the 2020/2021 season. MTG has the live coverage ... [Published Telecompaper - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

MTG: Q2 2014 Results to Include SEK 154 Million of Non-Recurring Items

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’) (STO:MTGB) (STO:MTGA), the international entertainment group, today announced that its Q2 2014 financial results will include net non-recurring income ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jun 09 2014]
First reported May 26 2014 - Updated May 26 2014 - 1 reports

MTG appoints EVP of Scandinavian free-TV, radio ops

Modern Times Group MTG (MTG), the international entertainment group, has appointed Anders Jensen as executive vice-president of the group’s Scandinavian Free-TV and radio operations, effective 1 August. In his new position, Jensen will be responsible ... [Published Telecompaper - May 26 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

MTG Completes Sale of Zitius

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’) (STO:MTGA) (STO:MTGB), the international entertainment group, today announced that it has completed the sale of its 80% stake in Swedish communications ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - May 21 2014]

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"We have created something unique and powerful with the IBC Leaders’ Summit," said IBC Content Editor Graham Lovelace. "At its heart are insights from some of the most influential speakers in the industry supported by our exclusive research from Deloitte. We combine these together into a vibrant event that takes place strictly behind closed doors, allowing delegates to speak their minds, address the issues, and highlight their concerns in an open and inspiring environment. It truly is a collaborative event with engagement at all levels and we have seen some remarkable discussions take place at it over the years."
Zingale added, "We are continuing to execute against our go-to-market strategy and although it has been well received by customers we believe it will take additional time to fully recognize the benefits in our results. We remain enthusiastic about the long-term prospects associated with the global enterprise communication and collaboration market. We believe we are well positioned to capitalize on this opportunity with our unmatched platform, functionality and track record of delivering customer success."
Alstom  - The French Govt. would ask General Electric (GE) to sell the Co. "s Wind unit to Areva (AREVA FP) if GE succeed in acquiring the Co. In other news, Toshiba (6502 JT) is said to be interested in the Co." s power grid unit. (BBG)
...In addition Mia will serve as Chairman of Reach for Change, the Groups non profit organization. "Being part of the Kinnevik group for over 20 years has been a fantastic journey. The Group is now focused on its core sectors, has a solid footprint across the five continents and has a significant net cash position. I feel now is the right time to look for my next challenge. It has been a great privilege to work with so many talented people and I look forward to continuing to contribute to Kinnevik's success through Board work" , says Mia Brunell Livfors. Mia Brunell Livfors will stay in the position as President and CEO of Kinnevik until a replacement has been appointed...

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MTGx forms content team [Published Broadband TV News - 2 hours ago]
MTGx forms content Dream Team [Published MyNewsDesk - 4 hours ago]
Samuel Gyabah Wins Viasat-1 Maiden Game Changer... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 26 2014]
IBC Everywhere in Amsterdam [Published Radio World Newspaper - Aug 20 2014]
Trace names African COO [Published Television Business International - Aug 18 2014]
Nice M&A exec shifts to MTG [Published Television Business International - Aug 06 2014]
'Leading Innovation And Change' At IBC Leaders'... [Published Film & Video - Aug 06 2014]
The Netflix effect – OTT in Europe [Published Digital TV Europe - Aug 05 2014]
Jive Software's (JIVE) CEO Anthony Zingale on Q... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 01 2014]
Jive Software Announces Second Quarter 2014 Fin... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 31 2014]
Trace launches new music channel in Angola and ... [Published Digital TV Europe - Jul 24 2014]
Video-on-demand service adoption soars despite ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jul 22 2014]
Viasat to supply services to Telia open access ... [Published Telecompaper - Jul 09 2014]
MTG’s Q2 financial results and invitation to co... [Published GlobeNewswire: Aerospace News - Jul 03 2014]
Boxer makes changes to Danish channel line-up [Published Telecompaper - Jul 01 2014]
MTG extends Danish Superliga coverage rights fo... [Published Telecompaper - Jun 30 2014]
Kinnevik has no plans to sell Tele2 stake [Published Telecompaper - Jun 27 2014]
PTS takes part in Almedal political forum 29 Ju... [Published Telecompaper - Jun 27 2014]
MTG completes acquisition of Trace [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 26 2014]
MTG prolongs exclusive rights to Danish Superliga [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 26 2014]
Ex-MTG CEO Aronsson replaces Kleberg as head of... [Published Telecompaper - Jun 18 2014]
MTG launches movie channel in Israel [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 16 2014]
MTG: Q2 2014 Results to Include SEK 154 Million... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jun 09 2014]
Q2 2014 Results to include SEK 154 million of n... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 09 2014]
MTG senior management appointment [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 28 2014]
Listing of bond loan issued by Modern Times Gro... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 27 2014]
MTG applies for listing of previously issued co... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 27 2014]
MTG appoints EVP of Scandinavian free-TV, radio... [Published Telecompaper - May 26 2014]
MTG senior management appointment [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 23 2014]
MTG completes sale of Zitius [Published GlobeNewswire: Entertainment News - May 21 2014]
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MTG: Q2 2014 Results to Include SEK 154 Million... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jun 09 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’) (STO:MTGB) (STO:MTGA), the international entertainment group, today announced that its Q2 2014 financial results will include net non-recurring income ...
MTG Completes Sale of Zitius [Published Business Wire Technology News - May 21 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’) (STO:MTGA) (STO:MTGB), the international entertainment group, today announced that it has completed the sale of its 80% stake in Swedish communications ...
Europe’s newest VC firm, Station 12, focuses on... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 12 2014]
Above: Bond. James Bond. Image Credit: Rooners Toy Photography The European VC scene is getting creative in coming up with themes for its funds. Please welcome one focused entirely on growth-stage opportunities in media and entertainment and media ...
MTG: Modern Times Group Annual Report 2013 [Published Business Wire Technology News - Apr 08 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’) (STO:MTGB) (STO:MTGA), the international entertainment group has published its 2013 Annual Report. English and Swedish versions of the Annual Report ...
Viaplay & MTGx join forces to create leading di... [Published CisionWire - English - Mar 27 2014]
Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’), the international entertainment group, today announced that its Viaplay online pay-TV business and MTGx digital accelerator will merge to create a leading digital entertainment powerhouse under ...
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MTG’s Q2 financial results and invitation to co... [Published GlobeNewswire: Aerospace News - Jul 03 2014]
MTG completes acquisition of Trace [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 26 2014]
MTG prolongs exclusive rights to Danish Superliga [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 26 2014]
MTG launches movie channel in Israel [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 16 2014]
Q2 2014 Results to include SEK 154 million of n... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 09 2014]
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