The Russian mobile operator MTS is in talks to buy ivi.ru, the country’s leading OTT platform.
The Russian online video service ivi.ru has teamed up with Foxxum, a provider of smart TV solutions.
The video streaming service ivu.ru is now the leading player in Russia’s VOD market in revenue terms, with a market share of 28%, according to a report published by iKS Consulting.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom has entered into an agreement with the OTT provider ivi.ru.
Online video services are proving increasingly attractive for investors in Russia.