Viewing of satellite TV services offered by Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor increased by 18% during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States District Court Southern District of New York has ruled in favour of Russian channels who claimed their rights to broadcast in the US were violated.
Gazprombank’s media business segment saw its revenues grow by 5% to R24.9 billion (€317.6 million) in the first quarter.
Gazprom Media has announced the successful completion of the transfer of the Premier OTT service from a Huawei platform to its own infrastructure.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has held a teleconference with the government and leading telcos to discuss measures to support and develop the industry.
The Russian telco MTS has added five thematic channels from Red Media’s portfolio to all its platforms.
Russia’s communications market could shrink by up to 3% this year if the industry does not receive emergency state support.
The CEE online video and TV service Megogo has signed a multi-year contract with the NBA for exclusive rights to broadcast the league in Russia.
AVK Investments has acquired a majority (51%) stake in Akado Holding, whose interests include the Russian telco and cable operator Komkor (Akado Telekom).
Paramount+ has launched in Russia on the Okko OTT platform.