Russia’s Channel One is to create a venture with the mobile operator MTS.
Russia’s MTS grew its share of the Moscow pay-TV market to 45.5% in 2019.
MTS has combined its mobile and fixed businesses in the Russian capital, with the latter having been previously operated by its subsidiary Moscow City Telephone Network (MGTS).
The Russian telco MTS has signed an agreement to sell its telecom operations in Ukraine to Telco Solutions and Investments, which is controlled by Bakcell, part of the NEQSOL Holding international group of companies.
Tatyana Chernysheva has been appointed VP Human Resources at Russia’s MTS, effective November 27.
Russia’s MTS ended the third quarter with 2,971,000 residential subscribers to its TV services, or 118,000 more than a year earlier, in its home market.
A+E Networks has expanded the distribution of History and Crime+Investigation in Serbia.
The Russian mobile operator MTS has completed the construction of a backup teleport in Kazan to assist in the distribution of its satellite TV service.
Russia’s MTS has acquired a 100% stake in United Film Studios, which owns the St Petersburg-based Kinopolis complex, for R2.042 billion (€27.6 million).
Russia’s MTS is to create a new structure that will encompass its satellite, IPTV, cable and mobile TV operations.