Russia has announced the make-up of its first DTT multiplex.
According to RBC, the TV channels it will carry will be Channel One, Rossiya, Vesti plus, Kultura, Sport, NTV, Fifth Channel and a kids channel combining programming from Channel One and VGTRK.
Several radio channels, including Radio Rossii, Mayak and Vesti FM will also be available, with all the services being provided free of charge.
Two further multiplexes, also offering free services, will follow, bringing the total number of TV channels to between 20-24.
ASO will take place in Russia in 2015.