Andrey Kolodyuk

SVOD players ‘need to drop prices’ to succeed in CEE

In order to succeed in Central and Eastern Europe, SVOD operators need to reduce the price of their services to US$3-$5, according to the founder of CIS-based OTT TV provider Divan.TV. Speaking at the Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe conference in Budapest today, Andrey Kolodyuk said that subscription video-on-demand players should also focus on local […] sees opportunity from Ukraine, no threat from Netflix

Changes in the Ukrainian legal framework for media could give a boost to OTT services, according to Andrey Kolodyuk, founder of OTT service Speaking to Digital TV Europe at Digital TV CEE, Kolodyuk also said that Netflix was unlikely to make much headway in Ukraine because of its lack of local content and high […]

Divan.TV to be first Russian service on Chromecast

Russian and Ukrainian-language OTT platform Divan.TV, which offers a combination of live TV and subscription video-on-demand channels to Russian and Ukrainian speakers worldwide, will launch on Google’s Chromecast platform in July as the first Russian language service on the platform, according to Andrey Kolodyuk, founder of Divan.TV and managing partner, AVentures Capital, speaking at the […]