Internet advertising could overtake TV in terms of volume in Russia as soon as next year.
Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has granted ER Telecom permission to buy 100% stakes in two companies owned by Akado.
Russia’s TV production sector finds itself in a difficult situation.
Netflix and Amazon have yet to make an impact in what is a rapidly expanding OTT market in Russia.
The European cinema TV channel Eurochannel has been launched in Russia on Rostelecom.
The Russian government plans to allocate the National Sports TV Channel, the operator of Match TV, up to R1 billion (€14.1 million) for coverage of the 2019 Universiade.
Russia’s Rostelecom saw its pay-TV subscriber base grow by 6% in the year to June 30, when it stood at 9.5 million households.
Russia’s President Putin has signed amendments to an existing law that prohibit Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Ren TV and Pyatnitsa were the star performers in Russia’s TV industry in 2016, with both growing their revenues by around 20%.
BBC Worldwide and Amedia TV have signed an agreement to simulcast Top of the Lake: China Girl in Russia.