The new Ukrainian DTH platform Lybid TV has started test broadcasting and is now expected to launch commercially in the first quarter of 2013.
The Ukrainian cable operator Triolan is to start offering the OTT service Divan.tv to its subscribers from the beginning of 2013.
Viasat Broadcasting has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution for pay-TV rights for Russia, Ukraine and CIS.
The Ukrainian public broadcaster NTKU, or First Channel, has found itself on the verge of bankruptcy.
The number of cable TV subscribers in Ukraine stood at 3.63 million as of the beginning of this quarter.
The leading Russian and CIS ad sales house Video International (VI) is continuing its legal battle in the London International Court of Arbitration with the Ukrainian broadcaster Studio 1+1 and its previous owner CME.
Triolan, one of Ukraine’s leading cable operators, has suffered a surprising fall in subscriber numbers.
Moves to stamp out piracy in the pay-TV sector appear to be gathering momentum in Ukraine.
The leading Ukrainian cable operator Volia has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Odek, having secured permission to do so from the country’s Antimonopoly Committee earlier this month.
Ukraine should finally see the launch of the DTH platform Lybid TV on November 1.