MTS taps Ericsson’s hybrid platform for widescale TV rollout

Russian service provider MTS is tapping Ericsson’s hybrid TV platform to build out a combined cable and internet TV service, initially in Moscow, according to local reports. According to the agency, MTS will roll out the platform over the MGTS network in Moscow before deploying it in networks covering 160 cities over the next […]

MGTS looks to commercial market for TV service

Moscow city network operator MGTS is to provide an IPTV service for commercial customers, according to local reports. MGTS provides digital TV services over its fibre network under the MTS brand. According to reports, the company will offer commercial packages aimed at the hospitality market as well as for public viewing screens. MGTS marketing and […]

MGTS offers TV via powerline for fibre homes

Moscow network operator MGTS is turning to powerline to deliver IPTV services within apartments. MGTS has launched a new offering that enables users to take MTS’s IPTV service in apartments that are connected to its fibre network without theneed to lay additional cable within their apartments. Customers have the option to rent or buy the […]

Change at the top for MGTS

Moscow network operator MGTS, which is majority owned by telco MTS, has named Andrei Ershov as acting CEO following the resignation of Sergei Ivanov. Ivanov left MGTS to pursue his own projects. Separately MTS has named Yevgeny Novoselov as chief technology officer of its Centre division.

Moscow operator planning to invest heavily in FTTH

Sistema-owned Moscow network operator MGTS is planning to invest US$600 million (€450 million) this year in rolling out a GPON fibre-to-the-home network in the city, according to local reports. The total cost of MGTS’s investment in the network is ultimately expected to total US$2 billion, according to the reports. Rival operators have chosen to roll […]