The Russian DTH platform Orion Express has introduced a new service named Telekarta HD.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom has extended its Dom.ru TV ‘Home Entertainment Centre’ service to five more cities.
The Russian cable operator Akado will extend its digital services to Yekaterinburg on September 1, followed by St Petersburg next year.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom has added three more HD channels to its Dom.ru TV ‘Home Entertainment Centre’ service, bringing the total to 23.
The leading Russian DTH platform Tricolor TV has issued an open letter to other participants in the country’s pay-TV market.
The penetration of pay-TV services in Russia will continue to grow and should reach 69% by 2016.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom has extended its Dom.ru TV ‘Home Entertainment Centre’ service to the cities of Kazan, St Petersburg and Saratov.
Russia’s cable industry believes its very existence is threatened by what it regards as the unfair success of the DTH platform Tricolor TV.
Russia’s longest established pay-TV company – Kosmos TV, which provided MMDS services in Moscow and environs – has closed after over 20 years.
Russia’s Tricolor TV expects to overtake the Dish Network by the end of 2013, thereby becoming the world’s second largest DTH platform in terms of subscriber numbers after DirecTV.