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MotoGP to air live on Viasat in Denmark, Norway and Sweden

MotoGP to air live on Viasat in Denmark, Norway and Sweden

The latest television deal to show the MotoGP World Championship has been agreed, confirming viewing opportunities for Scandinavian fans.

Dorna Sports have confirmed an agreement with Viasat to screen MotoGP across Scandinavia until 2011. Servicing Denmark, Norway and Sweden the satellite broadcaster struck a deal with the commercial and television rights holders of the MotoGP World Championship to screen the sport for the next three years.

On a new platform dedicated to motorsport, all MotoGP, 250cc and 125cc races will be shown live throughout the season. There will also be broadcasts of practice and qualifying sessions, creating the most comprehensive coverage of MotoGP in Scandinavia ever.

Head of Sports for Viasat, Peter Nörrelund commented; `We are looking forward to having MotoGP as part of our offerings to the Scandinavian viewers. It is a world class sports event and the production itself is second to none when it comes to sports broadcasting.´

Manel Arroyo, Managing Director of Dorna Sports added; `We are proud to agree this deal with Viasat, which will give MotoGP excellent exposure in Scandinavia. It will be the best coverage we have ever had in the region, and as well as having a dedicated signal in each of the countries, will also be backed up by widespread promotion.´

Viasat is the main broadcaster for major sports in Scandinavia, and the home of UEFA Champions League and Formula 1 coverage.

MotoGP, 2008

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