Paramount+ has launched in Russia on the Okko OTT platform.
The Russian cable operator ER-Telecom (Dom.ru) has posted revenues of R12,535 million (€160.7 million) for the first quarter, or 19% more than a year earlier.
Russia’s MTS ended the first quarter with 4.58 million subscribers to its pay-TV services.
Russia’s total ad spend in the first quarter amounted to R115-116 billion (€1.46-1.47 billion), or 4% more than in the same period last year.
Thema Rus has announced the launch of Love Nature 4K on Rostelecom’s Wink video service in Russia.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor has signed a two-year contract with Sony Pictures Television (SPT).
The number of pay-TV subscribers in Russia increased by only 80,000, or 0.2%, in the first quarter.
Discovery’s HGTV Home & Garden has been officially launched in Russia.
The Russian Internet Video association (I-V) has written to the Ministry of Communications asking it to oblige telecom operators not to restrict the traffic of OTT services during periods of high network demand.
Some Russian OTT platforms may merge or collapse following the end of the coronavirus crisis.