The OTT services offered by the Russian DTH platform operator Orion are gaining in popularity.
Russia’s legal online video market was worth R7.36 billion (€96.7 million) in the first half of this year, or 32% more than in the same period in 2017.
The Russian national broadcaster CTC Media has signed an agreement for the transfer of rights to four of its shows to Amazon Prime Video.
Gevork Vermishian is to become the new general director and CEO at Russia’s MegaFon.
Andrey Semerikov, the DG of the Russian cable operator ER Telecom, has stepped down after 17 years in the post.
Russia’s leading OTT platform ivi has begun to restore some linear TV channels to its offer.
Internet services are proving to be a driver for the TV advertising market in Russia.
The Russian cable operator Akado has seen a change in ownership structure, with its parent company Renova acquiring an additional 9.99% in Renova Aktiv.
The Russian state broadcaster VGTRK and leading telco Rostelecom have decided to change their advertising sales partner.
Frederic Vanoosthuyze has been appointed to the newly created position of chief technology and IT officer (CTIO) at Russia’s MegaFon.