The Gazprom-Media Entertainment TV (GETV) channel TNT International has been launched in the UK via the FTA Channelbox on Freeview.
Russia’s MTS ended the third quarter with 5.6 million pay-TV subscribers.
Lithuania’s second largest provider of pay-TV and fibre broadband services Cgates has appointed Dovile Filmanaviciute its head of marketing.
Russia’s Beeline has appointed Maksim Zaikov executive VP for corporate business development.
Providers of audiovisual online on demand services in Poland contributed nearly PL4 million (€892,000) to the Polish Film Institute (PISF) in the first quarter of a so-called VOD tax on such companies.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in Russia stood at 45.9 million as of the end of the third quarter.
SPI/FilmBox has teamed up with Orion Group to launch Timeless Dizi Channel (TDC) in Russia.
The Czech TV channel Barrandov News will close at the end of this month.
The Romanian DTH operator Focus Sat has launched an online TV service named Play TV.
Kenechi Belusevic has been appointed senior director distribution and development at Discovery Inc.