Akado names new operations chief

Moscow-based Russian cable operator Akado has named Mikhail Medrish as director of operations for Komkor, the operator’s consumer-facing brand. Medrish previously headed the Internet Support Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring the development of the internet in Russia. Prior to taking on that role in 2014 he served as technical director for major internet […]

Akado offering sports services à la carte

Russian service provider Komkor, which operates in Moscow and St Petersburg under the Akado brand, is making two of its premium sports offerings available à la carte. Since August 17, boxing channel Boks TV has been available à la carte. Akado will make football service Futbol available on the same basis from September 1. Sales […]

Akado adds three channels to line-up

Russian cable operator Akado Telecom/Komkor is adding three new channels to the programming line-up of its networks in Moscow and St Petersburg. The operator is adding Russkiy Roman (Russian Romance) and Russkiy Detektiv (Russian Detective) to its Kino package, and Ani to its Mix package. Russkiy Roman shows domestically produced romantic dramas and movies from […]

Akado makes senior appointments

Russia service provider Komkor, which operates under the Akado Telecom brand in the Moscow region, has made two key senior appointments. Akado has named Nikolai Kuzmenko as deputy CEO. Kuzmenko will focus mostly on enterprise business lines, technology strategy and network development. He was previously chief engineer and deputy CEO at Gazprom Telecom. Akado has […]

Akado adds 12 FTA services

Russian service provider Komkor, which markets services under the Akado brand, has added 12 channels to its free-to-air cable offering, including a number of HD services, taking the total number of free-to-air services to 55.  The new channels to join the Antenna Akado FTA service are Pervyy kanal HD, Rossiya HD, NTV HD, 360 Podmoskov’ye […]

Akado adds NTV HD

Russian service provider Komkor, which operates under the Akado brand, has added the HD version of commercial channel NTV to its programming line-up. NTV HD is now available to all digital subscribers at no additional cost. Komkor/Akado, which operates in the Moscow region, this year completed the consolidation of its assets into a single company, […]