Russian pay TV growth slowing, but ARPU pushes revenues higher

The number of subscribers to pay TV in Russia grew by 3.2% last year to 42.7 million, representing a penetration rate of 75%, according to research by TMT Consulting. Growth was driven by the big five Russian operators, which collectively saw their pay TV bases rise by 1.5 million. This offset declines among smaller players, […]

IPTV growth accelerates in Russia

Solid IPTV growth helped boost Russia’s pay TV market last year, with an increase of IPTV customers in the order of over 20% lifed the total number of IPTV customers to over 5.52 million, according to research by TMT-Consulting. While IPTV growth accelerated, growth in satellite TV customers was half that of 2014, according to […]