Russia’s Tricolor has secured over 500,000 customers for its OTT service in only the first two months.
One of the most stringent punishments to date has been imposed in Russia for the piracy of digital TV services.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor, working in conjunction with law enforcement agencies, initiated 12 criminal cases and 28 administrative proceedings against pirates in 2018.
#C4K360, an UHD 4K channel dedicated to millennials. has completed distribution deals with Trocolor in Russia and Etisalat in the United Arabic Emirates (UAE).
Russia ended 2016 with 41.2 million pay-TV subscribers, or 3.6% more than a year earlier.
The GS Group holding company has released a new twin-tuner server set-top box under the General Satellite brand, designed for the Russian market – GS E502.
The Russian market of pay-TV is one of the largest in the world: in the 2012 it had 31.9 million households connected via cable, satellite and IPTV.
The much-publicised deal under which Gazprom-Media gained a controlling stake in Russia’s leading DTH platform Tricolor TV a year ago has not been concluded.
Russia’s Tricolor has posted its 6 millionth customer and remains the fastest growing DTH platform in the world.
The Russian DTH platform Tricolor TV is to provide its subscribers in the European part of the country with free internet access in 2010.