Roskomnadzor opens applications for vacant second multiplex slot

Russian regulator Roskomnadzor is to invite applications to take a vacant slot on the country’s second digital-terrestrial multiplex after state-owned broadcaster RTR unexpectedly withdrew its Sport channel from the platform, according to local reports. According to Roskomnadzor, the new channel must air round the clock free-to-air and carry a minimum of 55% Russian produced programming. […]

Russian regulator outlines plan for free DTT slot

The place in Russia’s second digital-terrestrial multiplex vacated by TV Tsentr (TV Centre) will be filled by September at the latest, according to regulator Roskomnadzor. The vacant slot was opened up when president Vladimir Putin decreed that TV Tsentr would have the status of a mandatory nationwide channel and would be moved to the first […]