The Russian DTH platform operator Orion has entered into an agreement with Media Alliance, a joint venture between National Media Group (NMG) and Discovery.
Sergey Nazarov has been appointed the CEO of Net By Net Holding, a subsidiary of the Russian telco MegaFon.
Russian telecom operators are likely to earn considerably more from the provision of digital services following the end of the pandemic.
Ekaterina Yakushenko has been appointed the sales director of Thema Rus, the Moscow-based branch of Thema Group, with immediate effect.
Russia’s NTV and Premier have entered into a partnership under which a significant part of the TV channel’s library will become available exclusively on the premium video service and supplemented with new content on a periodic basis.
Russia’s Beeline has introduced a new subscription service within its Beeline TV (12+) offer.
Viasat World has signed a new two-year licensing agreement with ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. As a result, the amount of upcoming content on the Viasat TV channels and ViP Play online cinema available in Russia and CIS countries will be increased by 20%.
Gazprom’s media business was significantly impacted by the pandemic in the second quarter.
The number of broadband internet and pay-TV subscribers in Russia grew in the second quarter.
The Russian state-owned holding Rostec is interested in buying the operator Akado Telekom.