September 20, 2013 11.32 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul
Viasat Russia will launch two sports channels in HD this October.
The two channels – Viasat Sport HD and Viasat Golf HD – will compose a sports included in the Viasat Premium HD package, the cost of which will not be increased.
Viasat Sport is already one of the top 10 most popular sports channels in Russia, reaching over 10 million viewers, while Viasat Golf is dedicated solely to golf.
Viasat Russia is part of Modern Times Group (MTG) and distributes 15 cable and satellite channels in Russia and the CIS.
Viasat Premium HD was launched in November 2012 and is available in major cable networks, including Rostelecom, ER Telecom, MTS, Beeline and Omline, for R400 (€9.3) a month.