Russian pay TV operators launching Ultra HD TV services

Russian pay TV operators NTV+ and MTS have separately unveiled plans to develop 4K Ultra HD TV services. NTV+ plans to launch a service comprising three channels, available throughout the Russian Federation, in the next couple of months. The services will be available in the operator’s basic package at no extra cost. NTV+ CEO Mikhail […]

Russian cable association calls for free access to apartment buildings

Russia’s cable association, the ACTR, has called for adequate financial compensation for the must-carry status granted to channels in the country’s second digital-terrestrial multiplex and has called for guaranteed free access to apartment complexes from housing companies to install equipment to receive services, according to local reports. Speaking at the CSTB event in Moscow, ACTR […]

Akado highlights new products

Russian service provider Akado is using the CSTB trade show in Moscow to highlight new services including its DOCSIS 3.0 broadband platform, which it says will enable it to deliver broadband speeds of up to 800Mbps. Akado will also highlight its CI+ conditional access module, which enables users to view services without a set-top box, […]