Kosmos TV

Russia’s Kosmos TV to shut down service after 20 years

Russia’s oldest pay TV service Kosmos TV, which broadcasts in the Moscow region is to shut down after the frequencies it uses to broadcast were awarded to telcos VimpelCom, Megafon and Rostelecom for LTE services. Kosmos TV offers ‘basic’ and ‘elite’ packages and a number of thematic packages to subscribers in the Moscow region over […]

Sistema given go-ahead for Kosmos TV merger

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has given a green light to AFK Sistema, owner of service provider MTS, to take full control of pay TV service provider Kosmos TV by acquiring the 50% stake held by state broadcasting organization RTRS, according to local press. Sistema and RTRS are currently engaged in talks about the acquisition of […]