Gazprom Media has reached an agreement with Dailymotion, the online video service owned by Vivendi that was permanently blocked in Russia in January this year.
Growth in Europe’s FTTx (FTTH/B) market is mostly being seen in CEE countries, and in particular Russia.
Alexander Aivazov has been appointed the VP for business development at Russia’s Rostelecom.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has introduced a package of sports TV channels aimed specifically at corporate clients.
The Russian regulator Roskomnadzor has temporarily blocked access to Google.
A French language version of the TV channel RT (Russia Today) will make its debut this December.
Russia’s National Media Group (NMG) has acquired a majority (51%) stake in Everest, a sales house previously wholly owned by the broadcaster CTC Media.
The prospect of a ban on VPNs has prompted Google and Facebook to seek negotiators to interact with the Russian authorities.
The Russian DTH platform operator Orion has added 30 TV channels to its OTT service Telecard Online since the start of this year.
Russia’s Gazprom Media has posted net profits of R379 million (€5.2 million) for the first quarter, bouncing back from a loss of R1.708 billion in the same period last year.