Rostelecom sees lift in TV and fibre customers

Russian service provider Rostelecom has posted a 9% rise in IPTV subscribers last year, alongside a 6% uptick in fibre broadband customers.

The service provider said it had recently upgraded its TV offering through the launch of Wink, a multiscreen platform that incldes a mobile app, website and smart TV app, with over 200 channels and 12,000 movies and series episodes available on demand.

Other features include network DVR and parental control options.

The telco said that growth in its subscriber base had contribute to a significant increase in revenues from our core pay TV and broadband segments. The company had also registered a twofold increase in revenues from corporate TV and national WiFi services.

Rostelecom posted revenues of RUB320 billion for the year, up 5%, and operating income before depreciation and amortisation of RUB101 billion, up 4%.