Media Alliance

New channel Eurosport Gold launches on Rostelecom

Russian service provider Rostelecom has launched new sports channel Eurosport Gold as part of its programming line-up. The channel is the result of a collaboration between Rostelecom and Media Alliance, which distributes the Discovery and Eurosport channel portfolio in Russia. The channel’s content is based on that of Eurosport 2. Eurosport Gold will be the […]

Discovery channels yanked from Russian platform

Discovery’s channels have been pulled from Russian pay TV platform Tricolor TV in argument over pricing. The US-listed channel operator distributes a portfolio of eleven channels in Russia through Media Alliance, a new business it formed with Russia’s National Media Group last year, and which ensured compliance with amended local media laws. Media Alliance has now […]

Discovery forms alliance for Russian distribution

Discovery Communications will continue to distribute its pay TV portfolio in Russia and will develop a regional free-to-air channel, thanks to a new alliance that keeps it in line with new media laws. Discovery has signed an agreement with Russia’s National Media Group to form a new limited liability company, called Media Alliance, which will distribute […]