Moscow-based Mobile Tele Systems has increased the number of available HD channels to 18, half of which are included in the basic TV package.
Russian premium broadcaster NTV-Plus plans to begin distributing channels Over the Top, said marketing director Alexey Zhuravlev.
MTS could shortly become a player in Russia’s already crowded DTH marketplace.
The Russian commercial broadcaster CTC Media has appointed Yulia Mitrovich as its chief strategy and digital media officer with effect from today (February 1).
SES and Vimpelcom have signed a three-year deal for additional capacity on SES’ NSS-9 satellite to deliver high-quality data services in the Russian Far East.
Paris-based distributor Thema has announced new agreements for the distribution of Luxe.TV HD in Angola, Russia and Portugal.
The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRS) has provided further details about its HbbTV plans.
The leading Russian DTH platform Tricolor TV saw its subscriber base grow by 26% to 11.9 million in 2012.
CSTB 2013 – Moscow. NTV-Plus is likely to make its new offer to subscribers in eastern Russia also available to those in the rest of the country sometime this year.
Rostelecom and Beeline TV subscribers are now able to watch their favourite TV shows anywhere on the home, following the deployment of Motorola’s VAP2400 HD wireless video bridge.