The OTT platform TNT-Premier operated by Russia’s Gazprom-Media has already had 6.1 million unique visitors.
The new Russian OTT platform TNT-Premier had over 3.9 million views in its first month of operation.
The media business segment of Russia’s Gazprombank saw its revenues grow by 14% to R46,323 million (€581.8 million) in the first half of this year.
The Moscow City Court has approved an application by the Gazprom-Media channels TNT, TV-3, 2×2 and Super to have the illegal distribution of their content on the Yandex video search engine blocked.
Gazprom Media and the Russian Premier League (RPL) have announced to launch of a new football channel named Match Premier.
The Russian hockey channel KHL TV has been taken over by Match TV, which is owned by Gazprom Media.
Russia’s Gazprom-Media reduced its net losses from R28.3 billion (€401.2 million) in 2016 to R3.4 billion last year, according to the latest annual report of its main shareholder Gazprombank.
Russia’s Gazprom-Media is planning to launch its own on demand service.
Russia’s Gazprom Media’s revenues in the first half of this year amounted to R40.6 billion (€580.2 million), or 6% more than for the same period last year.
Gazprom Media has decided to pull out of a project that has previously been described as a “Russian Hulu”.