TTK upgrades backbone network

Russian service provider TransTeleCom (TTK) has launched a 100G ultra long-haul DWDM network connecting its St Petersburg and Moscow and its Moscow and Chelyabinsk-Ekaterinburg segments.  According to the operator, the move increases its network capacity from 40Gbps to 100Gbps, and will ensure high-quality connections for its corporate and residential customers. Cisco supplied the equipment for […]

Russia’s TTC close to acquiring Magnitogorsk operator

Russian service provider TransTelecom (TTC) is close to acquiring Magnitogorsk broadband and pay TV provider Maginfo, according to local reports.  According to Vedomosti, citing a source close to one of the parties, TTC, which has expanded to new cities offering TV a mix of cable and IPTV technology, is close to acquiring the regional operator, […]

Russia’s TTC rows back on IPTV rollout

Russian service provider TransTeleCom (TTC) is scaling back plans to launch IPTV services in small and medium-sized towns and cities, citing a lack of purchasing power by inhabitants to acquire set-top boxes. TTC head of access networks Svetlana Shamzon told local journalists that the market for IPTV services in smaller towns was difficult and that […]

TTC completes consolidation of subsidiaries

Russian service provider TransTeleCom (TTC) has completed the consolidation of 18 regional subsidiaries previously owned by its majority shareholder Russian Railways, according to local reports. The assets of the 18 companies were acquired via a new issue of TTC shares.

TransTeleCom plans TV growth

Russian service provider TransTeleCom, owned by the Russian state railways, now has a TV subscriber base of over 100,000, according to local reports. According to head of access Svetlana Shamzon, the operator now has a TV base of over 100,000 out of an overall broadband base of about one million. The company offers TV services […]

Russia’s TransTelCom launches TV service

Russian telco TransTeleCom is launching an online TV service. The operator, based in the east of Russia, will launch a 60-channel TV service initially available on PCs. It will be available to all internet customers for an additional RUB120 per month (€3).