Tricolor TV to launch new Siberian service in April

Russian pay TV leader Tricolor TV is to begin broadcasting its new service for Siberia on the Express AT1 satellite at 56° East on April 16. At a press conference yesterday, Igor Kotsarev, technical director at Tricolor TV owners National Satellite Company, said that the new service, Tricolor TV Sibir, would comprise over two dozen […]

Rostelecom builds out new backbone in Sakha

Russian service provider Rostelecom has deployed a new DWDM-based optical backbone in the Siberian Republic of Sakha/Yakutia. The network has been built in partnership with the government of the republic and Rostelecom has invested RUB264.7 million (€5.5 million) in the project. The company said that the network would improve bandwidth available to the cities of […]