Russia’s CTC Media has confirmed that it plans to change the target demographic for its channels CTC and Peretz at the beginning of next year.
The launch of the Russian satellites Express-MD2 and Telkom-3 has ended in failure.
Russia will hold a tender for its second DTT multiplex by the end of the year.
The Russian DTH platform Orion Express is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month.
Changes are afoot in the music channel business in Russia, with the future of MTV being put in doubt.
The Russian research and production company General Satellite Corporation is expanding its pay-TV activities outside the country.
The leading Russian DTH platform Tricolor TV has added HD channels to its offer.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom ended the first half of the year with 4.5 million subscribers to its services.
HBO may be about to enter the Russian market through a joint venture with the local production company Amedia.
Russia’s Sistema has sold its 56% stake in the TV channel Moskovya to the Central Oil Company for an undisclosed fee, having acquired it only last year for $22.7 million (€18.5 million).