The proposed acquisition of the Russian cable operator Akado by Rostelecom, first mooted in 2013, could be back on the cards.
The Russian cable operator Akado has won a copyright dispute over the carriage of a music channel named Chanson TV.
Viktor Koresh, the president of the Moscow-based cable operator Akado, has handed in his notice.
The Moscow-based cable operator Akado invested over R200 million (€3.5 million) in its subsidiary in Ekaterinburg last year.
The Russian cable operator Akado has ceased its cooperation with VKT (‘Your Commercial Television’), one of the country’s longest-established independent broadcasters.
The Russian cable operator Akado has withdrawn eight Viasat channels from its offer.
The Moscow-based cable operator Akado Telekom is unlikely to be hard hit by hikes in duct fees, according to Denis Rychka, a company representative.
The Russian cable operator Akado has added the channel Fox Life to its offer.
VimpelCom has overtaken the cable operator Akado in broadband subscriber numbers in the Russian capital, Moscow.
ER Telecom and the Renova Group have agreed to continue exclusive talks on the sale of Akado to the former until the end of the year.