The Russian incumbent Rostelecom ended the third quarter with 10.3 million TV subscribers, or 2% more than a year earlier.
The Russian government is planning to reduce the state’s stake in Rostelecom.
Rostelecom has acquired a 100% stake in three companies through its subsidiary Bashinformsyaz to secure full control over the Alliance Telecom Group.
The Russian telco Rostelecom saw its pay-TV subscriber base grow by 3.3% to 10.2 million in the year to March 31.
A new UFC channel will be launched in Russia and the CIS countries on April 20.
Russia’s Rostelecom ended 2018 with 10.2 million pay-TV subscribers, up from 9.8 million a year earlier.
The operator of Russian shopping channel Bum-TV has filed a claim with the Moscow Arbitration Court to declare itself bankrupt.
Flix Snip has partnered with Russia’s Rostelecom to launch the premium, curated short form content service in the country.
Media Telecom is to become the sole distributor of Fox Network Group channels in Russia.
Rostelecom ended the third quarter with 10.1 million subscribers to its pay-TV services, or 4% more than a year earlier.