MTG extends Baltic broadcast deal

11.51 Europe/London, December 6, 2011 By Chris Dziadul

Modern Times Group (MTG) has prolonged its exclusive live Baltic broadcasting rights to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship until 2017.
The rights, which have been acquired from Infront Sports & Media, include, though are not limited to, broadcast coverage on free TV, pay-TV, mobile devices and the internet.
MTG will broadcast games from the Championship, which it has broadcast in the Baltics since 1999, and Division 1 on its free TV channels and Viasat Sport Baltic premium pay-TV sports channel.