Russia’s likely future president Dmitry Medvedev has called for the launch of a 24-hour channel aimed solely at people working in the agricultural sector.
Unconfirmed reports say that the Ukrainian DTH platform Viasat Ukraine, otherwise known as Vision TV, will finally make its debut next week.
UPC has begun to carry two HD channels on its cable network in the Czech Republic.
The Russian mobile operator VimpelCom has confirmed that it has secured a $3.5 billion (€2.4 billion) syndicated loan to buy the alternative carrier Golden Telecom.
The Czech DTH platform UPC Direct is about to introduce five new channels to its programme offer.
Poland’s ad market was worth PLN6.5 billion (€1.8 billion) in 2007, or 14.5% more than a year earlier.
Leszek Bogdanowicz is reported to have left the Polish public broadcaster TVP, where he was the director of the interactive media department.
The Ukrainian state expects to make $7 billion (€4.8 billion) from the sale of a 67.8% stake in the country’s incumbent telco, Ukrtelecom.
UPC Broadband Slovakia has revealed its strategy for this year.
Russia’s Svyazinvest expects to post revenues of R242.3 billion (€6.8 billion) for 2007, according to its general director, Alexander Kiselyov.