Armenia’s president Armen Sargsyan has signed off a law that restricts the terrestrial distribution of foreign TV channels.
Turkey’s first Turkish-Armenian TV channel has made its debut.
Ucom has now established itself as the leading OTT player in Armenia.
SPI International/Filmbox has made its debut in Armenia, launching seven channels on the service provided by the IPTV operator Hybrid Solutions.
The Armenian commercial broadcaster Shant TV will launch a new international multi-channel platform from Eutelsat’s Hot Bird neighbourhood on July 15.
The Television and Radio Broadcasting Network of Armenia (TRBNA) will implement a DTT network using a solution on Intelsat 33e, the second scheduled satellite in Intelsat’s next generation satellite fleet, Intelsat EpicEpic.
The infrastructure for Armenia’s transition to digital broadcasting is now fully in place.
Orange has agreed to sell 100% of its Armenian subsidiary to the local ISP Ucom for an undisclosed fee.
The European Audiovisual Observatory has just welcomed Armenia as a new member.