Sony Pictures expands Hungarian portfolio
Hungary’s Competition Office (GVH) cleared the acquisition of Viasat Hungária Zrt., the operator of commercial channel Viasat 3, by Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPT), Hungarian online daily origo.hu reported today.
SPT is buying 100% of Modern Times Groupʼs shares in Viasat Hungária Zrt., making SPT the sole owner of commercial channels Viasat 3, Viasat 6 and Viasat Play, in a few days time, the daily reported.
SPT is expanding its Hungarian portfolio, which currently comprises AXN, AXN Black, AXN White, AXN NOW and AXN Player, origo.hu added. “This is a serious milestone in the realization of our aim to strengthen our position in the Central European region,” John Rossiter, SPT’s CEO responsible for the Central European region said.
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