Facebook has imposed a temporary ban on RT (Russia Today) from posting its video content, photos and news stories due to a copyright dispute.
Russia ended 2016 with 41.2 million pay-TV subscribers, or 3.6% more than a year earlier.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has published the results of a study into its subscribers’ preferences.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom is to buy a 100% stake in Novotelecom, a leading provider of telco services in the city of Novosibirsk.
Mikhail Gutseriev, the co-owner of Russnet, has acquired a 75% stake in Bridge Media, the operator of some of the most popular music channels in Russia.
Russia’s State Duma has adopted a controversial draft law on online services in its first reading.
The Russian TV channel Dohzd has been removed from the list of foreign services allowed for distribution in Ukraine.
The Russian telco MegaFon is using Elemental for its OTT service MegaFon.TV, which has seen its subscriber total increase from 10,000 to over 1.4 million over the past year.
Russia’s Gazprom-Media has appointed Katerina Veselkova the general director of its sales house.
Russia’s State Duma has questioned a proposed law that would limit the level of foreign ownership in OTT services to 20%.