“After several years without sport on TV3, we have chosen to show all Norwegian matches on TV3. Viasat4 will remain our main channel for sport but handball Championship is a national event and we want to send Norges matches on our main channel TV3” Morten Micalsen, the head of Modern Times Group in Norway, told for the Kampanje media website.
Modern Times Group, the multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster, has switched coverage of all Norway national team matches on 2016 European Handball Championship to TV3, its main commercial channel in Norway.
2016 Handball European Champioship TV schedule
15.1. 16:00 Iceland v Norway
17.1. 18:15 Norway v Croatia
19.1. 18:15 Belarus v Norway
As an expert commentator MTG has acquired Kristian Kjelling, former national team player.
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“It’s really fun to be a part of MTG’s handball team as the new expert commentator. Handball guys have a good and exciting team and I look forward to the championship in Poland”, says Kjelling in a statement.
In 2012, MTG acquired exclusive rights in Sweden, Norway and Denmark for the men’s and women’s European Handball Championships in 2016 and 2018.
For satellite TV users TV3 Norway is availale as a Pay-TV via Astra 4.8°E and Thor 0.8°W satellite positions.