Disney moved a step closer to launching its kids channel in Russia after the local regulator granted it a licence to launch on cable platforms.
The federal agency for telecommunications granted the Disney Channel the five year licence to air a mix of animated series and locally produced live action kids series. This comes a year after Disney had its plans to launch a terrestrial free-to-air channel in the country nixed when its acquisition of local broadcaster Media One was rejected by Russian authorities.
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22nd February 2019