The distribution of the linear TV channels Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD and their non-linear assets in Russia is from October 1 being handled by Thema Rus.
Viasat World has signed a new two-year licensing agreement with ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. As a result, the amount of upcoming content on the Viasat TV channels and ViP Play online cinema available in Russia and CIS countries will be increased by 20%.
The online TV service operated by the Russian DTH platform NTV-Plus has been made available in the CIS countries.
IP based technologies are expected to see their subscriber shares gradually increase, according to Dataxis.
The on demand service Megogo has launched its own virtual reality application.
Euronews has appointed Walid Arfush to the new position of development manager for the CIS region.
RRsat has launched a new solution that enables major international broadcasters to reach cable and DTH services in Russia and the CIS.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) has named Petia Toncheva as senior licensing manager for Russia and CIS.
The Russian government has widened its grip on broadcasting, according to a new report on digital switchover focusing on Russia and the CIS countries published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.
FashionTV said that Fashion TV Gmbh, based in Vienna, Austria, is the new distributor for the channel in Russia and CIS countries.