Russia’s Rostelecom is again in talks to buy the cable operator Akado, seven years after a deal between the two parties collapsed.
The European cinema TV channel Eurochannel has been launched in Russia on Rostelecom.
Russia’s Rostelecom saw its pay-TV subscriber base grow by 6% in the year to June 30, when it stood at 9.5 million households.
Boris Glazkov has been appointed the VP of Russia’s Rostelecom, having previously held the position of director of the centre for strategic innovations in the company.
Alexander Aivazov has been appointed the VP for business development at Russia’s Rostelecom.
Russia’s Rostelecom plans to buy 450,000 set-top boxes for its Interactive TV service.
Russia’s Rostelecom saw its pay-TV subscriber total grow by 8% to 9.3 million in 2016.
Russia’s Rostelecom is set to appoint Mikhail Oseevsky as its new president.
Russia ended 2016 with 41.2 million pay-TV subscribers, or 3.6% more than a year earlier.
Russia’s Rostelecom ended the third quarter with 9.2 million pay-TV subscribers, a 9% increase on the same period last year.