OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 22 Eastern European countries will reach $3.51 billion in 2023; more than triple the $1.01 billion recorded in 2017.
The Arbitration Court of St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region has ruled that subscribers to Tricolor TV have the right to pay for only the channels that interest them.
The Russian telco MTS has added five Viacom channels to its DTH offer.
The Bulgarian national commercial broadcaster Nova is to start selling advertising on the sports channels operated by A1 Bulgaria, formerly known as Mtel.
The Czech public broadcaster Ceska Televize (CT) will end the distribution of its HD channels on the multiplex 1a by the end of September.
Ivan Gabric has been appointed the CEO for the business user segment and a member of the board at Croatia’s Vipnet, effective August 20.
Over 2 million Czech viewers now use HbbTV, with the greatest number being based in the capital, Prague.
The Bulgarian incumbent Vivacom saw its IPTV subscriber base grow by 15.6% in the year to June 30.
The Russian cable operator Akado plans to become an MVNO by the end of this year, employing Tele2’s network.
Orange TV will become available as a DTH service in Slovakia from today (August 15).