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.
The Russian state broadcaster VGTRK and leading telco Rostelecom have decided to change their advertising sales partner.
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).
Russia’s Digital TV (DTV) has undertaken a management review of its relationship with key partners.
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 country.
Ren TV and Pyatnitsa were the star performers in Russia’s TV industry in 2016, with both growing their revenues by around 20%.
The Russian state broadcaster VGTRK will launch a new thematic channel dedicated to medicine on July 1.
The Russian broadcaster VGTRK (RTR) has filed a lawsuit against First Channel. World Network, a service owned by its competitor Channel One.
A joint venture between the Russian broadcaster VGTRK and telco Rostelecom hopes to make between $5-10 million on content sales abroad over the next three years.
The Russian public broadcaster VGTRK (RTR) plans to reorganise its information departments.