Rostelecom and National Media Group (NMG) have entered into a new 50/50 joint pay-TV venture.
Russia’s leading OTT platform ivi will add streamed TV channels to its offer in the next few days.
The Russian incumbent Rostelecom saw a 12% increase in its IPTV take-up in the year to March 31, ending the first quarter with a total of 5 million subscribers.
Rostelecom was the only pay-TV operator in Russia to see its subscriber base significantly grow in the first quarter of this year.
Sergei Anokhin has been appointed senior VP and CFO at Russia’s Rostelecom.
Russia’s incumbent telco Rostelecom saw its pay-TV base grow by 4% in 2017, ending the year with 9.8 million subscribers.
Russia’s Rostelecom has backed out of buying the cable operator Akado from Renova.
Russia’ s leading telco Rostelecom ended the third quarter with 9.7 million pay-TV subscribers, or 5% more than in the same period last year.
Eurosport Gold has been launched in Russia by Rostelecom and made exclusively available to the latter’s 4.5 million “Interactive TV” subscribers.
The Russian telco Rostelecom has announced a tender for the supply of 1 million Android set-top boxes.