GS Group

GS Group takes over smartcard production for Tricolor TV

Russian technology provider GS Group has begun producing smartcards for leading pay TV operator Tricolor TV from its Gusev, Kaliningrad region facility. According to GS Group, its Digital Television Systems subsidiary will start releasing access cards produced at the Technopolis GS facility for Tricolor TV from December, following a €2.5 investment in the plant. Tricolor […]

GS Group unveils new replacement box for Tricolor TV

Russian technology company GS Group, the major supplier to pay TV operator Tricolor TV, has released an upgraded digital set-top box, the GS B211, that will be used as part of a trade-in programme of older equipment to enable a shift to HD services. The GS B211 digital set-top box is powered by a new […]

GS Group plans 4K set-top launch next year

Russia-based GS Group expects to commercially launch 4K set-top boxes in the country from next year, according to company vice-president Konstantin Axenov.  Speaking at the GS Summit in Saint Petersburg, Axenov said that GS Group, the technology partner for Russian pay TV provider Tricolor, will soon to support the latter’s ultra high definition ambitions with […]

Tricolor TV outlines Russian pay TV principles

Large basic TV packages and the ability to upsell customers will help sustain the pay TV industry in Russia, where a high proportion of viewing is devoted to free channels, according to market leader Tricolor TV. Speaking at the GS Summit in Saint Petersburg, Mikhail Goryachev, content director for Russian DTH provider Tricolor, said that […]

Russia’s GS Group to launch Bangladesh DTH next year

Russian technology firm and set-top maker GS Group is due to launch national DTH satellite TV services in Bangladesh for the first time in the opening half of next year as part of a joint venture. Discussing the firm’s plans at the GS Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, GS Group’s head of foreign broadcasting projects, […]

Russia’s Tricolor TV launch TV tablet with GS Group

Russian satellite TV provider Tricolor TV has launched a tablet computer designed to let users access its TV service, in partnership with technology firm and set-top box provider GS Group. The Tricolor TV GS700 tablet includes preinstalled software that allows Tricolor subscribers to have TV viewing access from anywhere in their household with WiFi reception. […]

GS Group in talks to create new DTH platform for Myanmar

Russian technology and platform provider GS Group has unveiled plans to create a new DTH platform for Myanmar.  The announcement came during a meeting of the Inter-governmental Russian-Myanmar Commission for trade and economic cooperation in Nay Pyi Taw. Ahead of the meeting, representatives of GS Group and the Ministry of Communications of Myanmar had announced […]

GS Group launches new hybrid receiver for Russia

Russian technology provider GS Group has launched the first of a new hybrid set-top boxes, the GS E212.  The box is the first unit design in the line of receivers under the General Satellite brand that is able to receive both satellite and terrestrial signals. It can support multiple streaming formats and is designed to support […]

Tricolor TV to introduce new audience measurement system

Leading Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has begun testing a new audience measurement system from its technology supplier GS Group. The TAM people-meter, developed by GS Group ad sales unit Agency 2, has been launched in test mode, with a view to a commercial launch early next year. According to GS Group, Agency 2 […]

GS Group unveils Tricolor TV multiroom box details

GS Group, the Russian technology supplier to the Tricolor TV platform, has unveiled details of the boxes it is supplying to provide the Russian pay TV leader with a multiroom platform. GS Group is supplying two digital set-tops to Tricolor, a primary device and a secondary box for second TVs. The main device, the GS […]