CSTB 2008, Moscow: Up to 15 HD channels may soon be available in Moscow, according to Gerasim Gadiyan, the general director of HDTV network channels, HD Media.
TV Barrandov is shortly expected to become the first digital TV channel to have its licence confirmed by the country’s Radio and TV Council (RRTV).
Orange has entered into a partnership with UPC to offer quadruple play services in Romania.
Henryk Sobierajski has been appointed the head of the still-to-be-launched Polish news channel Polsat 24.
Russia’s leading long distance fixed line company Rostelecom may bid for a stake in the Latvian incumbent telco Lattelecom, according to an agency report.
CSTB 2008, Moscow: Up to 5% of NTV-Plus subscribers are now receiving its three-channel HD service, according to Oleg Kolesnikov, technical director, NTV-Plus.
CSTB 2008, Moscow: The Russian IPTV service Stream TV will expand to two or three locations beyond Moscow this year, according to Sistema Mass Media general director Eldar Razroev, speaking exclusively to Broadband TV News.
The public channels TVP1 and TVP2 accounted for the highest number of viewers in the 4+-age group in Poland in January, according to data produced by TNS OBOP.
The History Channel UK has appointed Chello Zone to be its distribution representative for pay-TV platforms in the Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Russia’s CTC Media is to acquire a 20% stake in Channel 31, the fourth most watched station in Kazakhstan, for $65 million (€43.9 million) in cash.