Modern Times Group (MTG)-owned OTT subscription video-on-demand service Viaplay does not need to be available on set-top boxes to succeed, and the SVOD service will continue to be a complement to MTG’s mainstream pay TV service rather than a replacement for it, according to Jonas Karlén, Viaplay’s CEO.

Source: Set-tops ‘not important’ for SVOD, says Viaplay chief » Digital TV Europe