The Russian cable operator Akado is looking at various possibilities of expanding within Moscow and surrounding area.
Quoted in Cableman, its president Mikhail Silin said that this could include entering into partnerships as the company seeks to grow its subscriber base by 15-20% a year.
Akado currently covers 17 municipal and urban districts within a 30-50km radius of the Russian capital and claims around 980,000 subscribers. Its digital TV offer consists of 190 channels, of which 12 are in HD.
Interestingly, over 140 companies are licensed to provide cable services in Moscow and environs.