Tricolor passes 10 million paying subs

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has passed 10 million paying subscribers, according to the company. 

Tricolor TV said the number of active paying subscribers to its service had increased by 1.2 million since the start of this year, while the total base, including those with free access to a basic package of 10 channels, had increased by 1.9 million.

Tricolor TV, in partnership with its technology supplier GS Group, will move ahead with plans to replace existing standard definition set-tops with HD models, according to local reports.