BBC Studios and Yandex have agreed to a major output deal for scripted content in Russia and the CIS.
Gazprom’s media business has posted a net profit of R2,193 million (€30.9 million) for the first nine months of this year.
Alexander Smirnov has been appointed VP for legal issues at Rostelecom.
The Moscow Arbitration Court has rejected a lawsuit by Austria’s Fashion TV Programmgesellschaft to ban FashionTV LLC from using the Fashion TV brand in Russia.
The OTT services launched by Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor earlier this year are rapidly gaining in popularity.
The Russian telco MTS has signed an agreement to sell its telecom operations in Ukraine to Telco Solutions and Investments, which is controlled by Bakcell, part of the NEQSOL Holding international group of companies.
Telenor has disposed of its remaining shares in Veon Group.
The Ukrainian IPTV/OTT set-top box and software manufacturer Infomir has claimed a legal victory in the US in its fight with Russian TV broadcasters.
Russia’s State Duma has passed the third reading of a law that will fine audiovisual services such as YouTube for redistributing TV channels in Russia that are not registered as media or which are no longer broadcasting.
Tatyana Chernysheva has been appointed VP Human Resources at Russia’s MTS, effective November 27.