Amediateka gets HBO Max shows exclusively in Russia and CIS

Russian streamer Amediateka has struck an exclusive deal that allows it to offer all series from WarnerMedia’s HBO Max, in addition to library content from the US studio. The agreement, which is effective immediately, hands Amediateka shows including the reboot of cult TV series Gossip Girl, Steven Soderbergh’s film No Sudden Move, sci-fi series Raised By Wolves, Israeli […]

MTS signs up OTT providers for interactive TV platform

Russian service provider MTS has opened up its interactive TV platform to third-party OTT TV providers and made it available throughout the Russian regions. MTS said its interactive TV platform was now available in over 100 cities where it operates networks as well as via its satellite offering. The service provider said its platform was […]

Amedia becomes ‘home of HBO’ in new deal

Russian free and pay TV broadcaster Amedia has signed a new deal with HBO giving it the exclusive Russian rights to first-run HBO shows and HBO’s programming library for the first time. The new deal makes Amedia’s pay TV service Amedia Premium HD, consisting of Amedia Premium and Amedia Hit channels and SVOD service Amediateka, the ‘home […]

Game of Thrones goes underground in Russia

Series 7 of HBO’s flagship series Game of Thrones has now been released globally, with Amediateka, the series’ distributor in Russia, organising a special screening of the first episode at the Mayakovskaya station on the Moscow metro this morning. Organized jointly by the Amediateka SVOD service and the Moscow Metro, 350 invited guests, including VIPs and Game […]

Russia’s Euroset to begin selling Amedia TV player next week

Russian mobile phone retailer Euroset is to begin retailing a media player from Dune HD that gives access to producer and channel operator Amedia’s online TV service, according to local reports. Euroset and Amedia told Vedomosti that Euroset will begin selling the device in its outlets next week. The Amediateka service provides a package of […]