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NTV-Plus extends Russian coverage through Eutelsat deal

Russian pay TV operator NTV-Plus has expanded its coverage as far as the Pacific coast after signing new contracts with longstanding partner Eutelsat. The multi-year, multi-transponder contracts are for 140° East over far east Russia and incremental capacity at 56° East over Siberia, giving NTV-Plus full coverage over the Russian Federation. The expansion comes after […]

NTV+’s Sport Plus on Akado

Russian service provider Akado has added NTV+ channel Sport Plus to its Antenna Akado service and digital cable service in the Moscow region. Sport Plus will also be available in St Petersburg and the Leningrad region via Akado’s Antenna Neva digital package. Sport Plus offers live coverage of Russian championship football as well as the […]

New CEO at Russia’s NTV+

Russian pay TV operator NTV+ has named Ilya Sitkovisky as its new CEO. Sitkovsky was recently appointed deputy director of international relations at state-backed broadcaster RTR, having previously served as general director of Rosmediakom and as advisor to the department of legal and corporate governance of RTR. The appointment of Sitkovsky follows the unexpected dismissal […]

NTV+ promotes Viasat Sport ahead of new package launch

Russian pay TV broadcaster NTV+ has added the Viasat Sport channel to its Viasat West offering as a promotional initiative ahead of the launch of a new premium package of Viasat channels. On October 1, 2013 in addition to six TV channels ­- TV1000-Action, Viasat History, Viasat Explorer, TV 1000, Russian cinema and The Da […]

NTV+ refocuses on lower-spending subscribers

Russian pay TV operator NTV+ is refocusing its offering to appeal to a lower-spending segment of the population, with the launch of a new Light in the West package scheduled for October in European Russia, priced at RUB29 (€0.65) for 90 channels including Sport Plus, Kino Plus, Kinosoyuz and Nashe Kino. Additional packages that can […]

NTV+ adds TLC to line-up

Russian pay TV operator NTV+ has added Discovery’s TLC to its channel line-up. The female-focused channel will be available in Russian and English 24 hours a day as part of NTV+’sHD package. Earlier this month Discovery announced that a block from the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network would launch on TLC Russia on September 1.

NTV Plus begins selling SMIT CI+ modules

Russian pay TV operator NTV Plus has begun selling CI+ conditional access modules supplied by SMIT. Subscribers that wish to sign up to NTV Plus services via CAM need a TV with a built in DVB-S2 digital receiver and support for CI+. SMIT CAMs can be purchased as part of a pre-paid Start package or […]

NTV Plus introduces instalment plan payment

Russian pay TV operator NTV Plus has introduced an instalment payment plan for its services. From the beginning of this month until the end of the year, subscribers to NTV Plus will be able to pay for reception equipment and installation over a seven, ten or 13-month period. New subscribers, who must be Russian citizens […]

NTV Plus launches TV Everywhere packages for sports fans

Russian pay TV broadcaster NTV Plus has launched a TV Everywhere service aimed at sports fans, available to subscribers to its Sport and Supersport channels. The service normally costs RUB75 (€1.85) a month. Subscribers to the Sport channel will have access to a package of sports, general interest, entertainment, factual and kids channels including a […]

NTV Plus scoops English Premier League rights

Russian pay TV operator NTV Plus has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast English Premier League football matches in the country for the next three seasons. Following a tender in mid-December, the Premier League decided to sell the rights exclusively to NTV Plus to air on its sports channels, online and via mobile applications, adding to […]

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