Leonid Belyaev

Play to launch 4K OTT service, plans to expand internationally

Russian OTT service provider Play plans to introduce a 4K service later this year, focusing initially on an electronic sell-through model, according to Leonid Belyaev, CEO. The OTT operator also plans to unveil a new linear channel-based offering next month and to launch a premium offering to international markets, possibly next year. Speaking on the […]

Russia’s Play unveils ambitious plans for 2014

Russian video-on-demand service Play is to enhance its service by launching full HD streaming and multiple audio and subtitles over the next two weeks, with testing of 4K likely next year, according to CEO Leonid Belyaev. Speaking at the Digital TV World Summit in London yesterday, Belyaev said the next step for Play is to […]