Russia’s VimpelCom plans to launch its own online video service, working in partnership with the existing operation Okko.
Telenor Group has decided to sell its 33% economic interest in the Russian telco VimpelCom.
VimpelCom has overtaken the cable operator Akado in broadband subscriber numbers in the Russian capital, Moscow.
VimpelCom has lost its position as one of the top three providers of broadband services in Russia.
Russia’s VimpelCom has promoted Anton Kudryashov to the Group Executive Board as chief group business development and portfolio officer, effective October 14.
Vimpelcom has launched a new online music service named Beeline.Muzyka.
Vimpelcom has made its free mobile application Beeline TV accessible to home digital TV and internet subscribers on iPads throughout Russia.
The Russian market of pay-TV is one of the largest in the world: in the 2012 it had 31.9 million households connected via cable, satellite and IPTV.
SES and Vimpelcom have signed a three-year deal for additional capacity on SES’ NSS-9 satellite to deliver high-quality data services in the Russian Far East.
The Russian IPTV service Beeline TV has added 16 new channels, 11 of which are in HD, to its offer.