Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor and Eutelsat Networks have made their satellite internet service available in Siberia.
The “crazy increase in TV viewing” that has been seen in China during the coronavirus is already being rolled back and the same is likely to happen in Russia.
The acceptance of a single provider of TV content on the internet is proving slow to gain traction in Russia.
The New York District Court has rejected an appeal by several Russian broadcasters against a ruling in a case they brought against the Ukrainian IPTV/OTT set-top box and software manufacturer Infomir.
BBC Studios and the Gazprom-Media FTA channel Pyatnitsa! (‘Friday!’) have announced that they will continue their local partnership for the BBC Planet franchise.
The Russian telco MTS has appointed Sergey Belyakov the DG of its retail network.
The Russian operator MegaFon has launched its own Multi-CDN solution in order to accelerate the delivery of online video and TV services.
Russia’s Association of Computer and Information Technology (APKiT) has appealed to the head of the State Duma’s Committee on Information Policy and the deputy Prime Minister to suspend work on a bill to have a single provider of TV content on the internet.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved amendments to the country’s Federal Law “On Communications” related to the provision of universal communication services.
The Russian cable operator ER-Telecom saw its revenues increase by 13% last year.