A Lithuanian court has rejected a complaint by the Russian state broadcaster VGRTK over the suspension of the distribution of its channels Planeta RTR and Rossiya 24 in Lithuania.
Tricolor pushed away from Vitrina TV
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor has stopped broadcasting channels from VGTRK and National Media Group (NMG) on its online platform.
Russian online platform draws nearer
Russia’s National Media Group (NMG) is engaged in talks with the First Channel, VGTRK and Gazprom-Media about their possible participation in the upcoming online video platform More.TV.
Major TV ad change in Russia
The Russian state broadcaster VGTRK and leading telco Rostelecom have decided to change their advertising sales partner.
Dmitry Mednikov leaves Russia’s VGTRK
Dmitry Mednikov has left the Russian state broadcaster VGTRK, where he was deputy DG and closely involved in the development of its thematic channel business Digital TV (DTV).
Russian thematic channel operator restructures
Russia’s Digital TV (DTV) has undertaken a management review of its relationship with key partners.
Romania considers controversial channel licence
Romania’s National Audiovisual Council (CNA) will decide at its next meeting if a Moldovan channel that shows programming from the Russian state broadcaster RTR (VGRTK) can be distributed in the […]
Russian TV: winners and losers in 2016
Ren TV and Pyatnitsa were the star performers in Russia’s TV industry in 2016, with both growing their revenues by around 20%.
New medical channel for Russia
The Russian state broadcaster VGTRK will launch a new thematic channel dedicated to medicine on July 1.
Russian TV station dispute erupts
The Russian broadcaster VGTRK (RTR) has filed a lawsuit against First Channel. World Network, a service owned by its competitor Channel One.