Viasat Ukraine has announced the launch of all its 13 available pay-TV channels on the Lanet Network, which is one of the country’s biggest operators.
There may still be a future for the Ukrainian DTH platform Lybid TV despite its closure earlier this month.
The leading Ukrainian cable operator Volia has selected Entone’s Aria Interactive DTA to support its Smart HD service expansion.
The political and economic crisis affecting Ukraine has had a direct impact on the country’s TV industry, with the DTH platform Lybid TV forced to go off the air and filing for bankruptcy.
The launch of Ukraine’s first-ever communications satellite has been put back by the Russian annexation of Crimea.
The leading Ukrainian operator Volia has suspended the distribution of the Russian channels NTV Mir, RTR Planeta and the First Channel.
The number of TV channels available to viewers in Crimea will now increase following its takeover by Russia.
All Ukrainian on-air broadcasters have lost their audience in Crimea in the past week, according Valentyn Koval, the general manager of M1 and M2 TV channels.
Ukraine’s leading cable operator Volia has issued a statement about its retransmission of Russian channels.
The Ukrainian broadcaster 1+1 says that cable operators in Crimea have been forced to turn off Ukrainian channels.