The Russian telco Rostelecom ended the second quarter with 10.7 million pay-TV subscribers, or 4% more than in the same period last year.
Media Alliance and Rostelecom have introduced the Discovery channel GolfTV to viewers in Russia.
Thema Rus has announced the launch of Love Nature 4K on Rostelecom’s Wink video service in Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved amendments to the country’s Federal Law “On Communications” related to the provision of universal communication services.
The Russian incumbent telco Rostelecom saw its pay-TV subscriber base grow by 3% in 2019.
Alexander Smirnov has been appointed VP for legal issues at Rostelecom.
Rostelecom’s board of directors has approved a transaction to buy the remaining 55% of Tele2 Russia the company does not already own.
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.