Ukraine’s National Council has fined 173 companies for not complying with a legal requirement to provide information about their ownership structure.
Ukraine’s National Council has extend the licences of 24 national TV channels for a further seven years.
1+1 Media Group is to act as the exclusive distributor of the Viacom channel Spike in Ukraine.
The Ukrainian media holding Media Group Ukraine (MGU) has registered a company named MSC Media in Latvia.
The cost of distributing channels in Ukraine is set to increase significantly following the encryption of satellite-delivered services this autumn.
Ukraine’s National Council is currently in a legal dispute with the Inter Media Group, the result of which could have far-reaching consequences for the country’s broadcast market.
Local DTT multiplexes will only appear in Ukraine after the country completes its transition to digital broadcasting.
Ukrainian authorities have broken up a pirate operation in the capital, Kiev, estimated to have lost TV rights holders UAH1.5 million (€48,000).
Ukraine’s leading cable operator Volia has emerged as a possible take-over target for the Mexican media magnate Carlos Slim.
The Ukrainian DTH platform Xtra TV has begun the transition from a card encoding system to Verimatrix conditional access.