Netflix on the up in expanding Russian streaming market

Netflix now has a 4% share of the Russian streaming video market with about 140,000 subscribers in the country, according to research by IAA TelecomDaily. According to the research outfit, Netflix, with revenues of about RUB1.082 billion (€12.95 million) and ARPU of RUB700 is seen as highly priced for Russia’s consumers, but the service remains […]

Pay TV growth slows in Russia as uptake reaches 75%

The Russian pay TV market grew by 250,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to stats from research firm TelecomDaily. The agency claimed that the pay TV market has “stagnated in Russia” with the number of subscribers growing by less than a million in 2017 for the first time in several years. TelecomDaily said […]

Russian pay TV market growth slowing down

The Russian pay TV market reached 41.88 million households at the end of the third quarter of this year, according to TelecomDaily agency. However, growth in the third quarter amounted to only 0.23 million homes, according to TelecomDaily. Penetration of pay TV services was 73% at the end of the quarter. Average ARPU is RUB165 […]

Russian pay TV growth slowing down

Growth in the Russian pay TV market is slowing down, with additions of 270,000 households in the second quarter taking the country’s pay TV total to 41.65 million, according to research by TelecomDaily. According to the research, pay TV penetration in Russia reached 73% in June, delivering ARPU of RUB152 a month. Satellite TV operator […]

Russian HD channels grow fivefold

The number of HD channels in Russia has multiplied by almost five times in the last year and a half, according to research group TelecomDaily. According to TelecomDaily, the number of HD channels available in the Russian market has grown from 10 to 45 over the last 18 months, with the expectation that this will […]