Russia’s MTS enjoyed modest growth in its pay-TV subscriber total in the year to June 30.
87% of Russian consumers don’t know that producing or sharing pirated video is illegal.
Russia’s MTS has entered into a partnership with the online video service Megogo.
Russia’s MTS sold five times as may receivers for its satellite TV service in the first six months of this year as it did in the corresponding period in 2015.
Russia’s MTS ended the second quarter with 2,750,000 pay-TV subscribers, or 20,000 more than a year earlier.
Russia’s AFK Sistema has changed the ownership structure of the DTH platform operated by MTS in order to comply with legislation limiting foreign participation in media companies.
Russia’s MTS ended the first quarter with 2,745,000 pay-TV subscribers in its home market.
Russia’s MGTS ended 2015 with a 25% share of the Moscow pay-TV market, up from 17% a year earlier.
The MTS network in St Petersburg is reported to have suffered a massive failure over the weekend.
Russia’s MTS has introduced TV Everywhere and TV Everywhere Wi-Fi options for its digital TV customers.