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Amedia channels join Beeline TV

Russian service provider VimpelCom, which operates the Beeline brand, has struck a deal with producer Amedia to carry its two pay channels – Amedia 1 and Amedia Premium. Amedia Premium includes top US series from HBO and CBS Studios following Amedia’s recent deals with the US content providers, while Amedia 1 airs past seasons of […]

Two new Beeline packages for VimpelCom

Russian service provider VimpelCom has launched two new bundled TV and internet packages as part of its Beeline offerings. VimpelCom is launching 21st Century Home, which combines internet and TV for between RUB590-740 (€14-18) a month, with no rental fee for the set-top box, and 21st Century Home+, which also includes a new Beeline Smart […]

VimpelCom launches mobile TV for iPads

Russian service provider VimpelCom has launched an over-the-top version of its TV service for iPad users.  The Beeline TV app for iPads with iOS version 5.0 or above is now available from the Apple App Store, and offers access to 60 channels including six HD services – Nickelodeon HD, MGM HD, Sony Entertainment Television HD, […]

Beeline updates Microsoft Mediaroom

Russian pay TV operator Beeline TV has updated its Micosoft Mediaroom platform to version 2.1. The operator said the upgrade meant it could offer various new features, including remote recording on Android, iOS and Microsoft devices. “Updating the platform will allow Beeline to offer access to high-quality content beyond its own network. Thanks to these […]

Beeline TV appoints digital TV director

Vimpelcom-owned Russian IPTV operator Beeline TV has appointed Timur Alyautdinova as director of broadband and digital television. Alyautdinova joined Vimpelcom in 2000 and was most recently head of marketing for wired internet and TV services. VimpelCom’s executive vice-president of business development Natalia Chumachenko said, “Timur has vast experience within the company and deep knowledge of […]

Vimpelcom reports IPTV subscriber numbers

Russian service provider Vimpelcom ended 2011 with a total of 570,000 active IPTV subscribers. The company offers TV services under the Beeline TV brand in 34 cities. Vimpelcom increased its broadband subscriber base by 46% year-on-year, ending 2011 with 2.1 million subs. In the fourth quarter, the company posted revenues of RUB71 billion (€1.85 billion), […]

Beeline expands with 20 new channels

Vimpelcom-owned Russian IPTV operator Beeline TV has added 20 new channels to its line-up. The expanded offering includes six additional HD channels – Fashion One HD, High Life HD, Travel Channel HD, Trace Sports HD, Kommersant HD and Outdoor Channel HD. The new channels takes Beeline TV’s total line up to 195 channels, 23 of […]

Beeline TV adds NTV Plus premium packages

Russian telco Vimpelcom has begun offering NTV Plus’s premium packages to its Beeline pay TV subscribers. Beeline TV customers now have access the NTV Plus Movies, NTV Plus Sport, NTV Plus Hits and NTV Plus Football packages. The Sports and Movie packages cost RUB400 (EUR9) each per month and subscribers can get all four packages […]