Tricolor TV


New branding for Tricolor as it pivots away from linear TV

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV has revamped its branding to emphasise its pivot away from satellite-delivered linear TV to a multi-platform entertainment provider. Tricolor, which has dropped the word ‘TV’ from its branding, said that the change reflected its strategy of creating a multi-platform digital operator that provided a single space for entertainment and […]

Tricolor TV sees subscribers dip but revenues rise

Close to two thirds of Tricolor TV’s subscribers now have the opportunity to connect to its internet-delivered services, according to the Russian pay TV operator. Tricolor TV said that over 63% of its base, or about 7.8 million subscribers, could now access its online service, as it evolves its offering from what was primarily a […]

Tricolor TV launches Eurosport 4K

Russian pay TV service provider Tricolor TV has teamed up with Russian channel distributor Media Alliance to begin broadcasting Eurosport 4K. The channel, which is Tricolor’s first 24-hour general sports channel in the 4K UHD TV format, began broadcasting on the platform on Friday. The channel will also be the first 4K channel made available […]

Tricolor TV launches 4K UHD TV movie channel

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV has launched a 4K UHD TV movie channels. The Ultra HD Cinema channel will offer a variety of films in 4K UHD and is one of the first channels in Russia to offer Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. The channel is available in the footprint of the Express AMU-1 […]

Tricolor TV chief reportedly leaving this month

Alexei Kholodov, the CEO of Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV, is to leave the company, according to local reports. Vedomosti reported that Kholodov will leave the company at the end of this month, citing unnamed sources. According to Vedomosti, Kholodov’s departure, which took market-watchers by surprise, comes amid disagreements with Tricolor TV owner Andrei […]

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, […]

Tricolor TV launches mobile TV offering Territora Tricolor

Russian TV operator Tricolor TV has partnered with Eutelsat to launch a satellite-powered out-of-home mobile TV offering called Territoria Tricolor. The service lets viewers in hotels, airports, railway stations and other public places gain free WiFi access to TV channels on their mobile devices without consuming their mobile data allowance. The service is also available […]

Tricolor TV to transition to ‘open’ hybrid platform with Far East launch

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV is to realign its service on a hybrid model including on-demand services and a new brand. The new look service will kick off with a launch in the Russian Far East, where Tricolor TV has not been available until now. Tricolor TV said it would transition its model to […]

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 […]

Tricolor TV launches test of online TV service

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has launched its planned OTT TV service in test mode. The service will enable subscribers to access its services via the web as well as by satellite. Tricolor TV said that the service would be available to five million homes by the end of the year, up from three […]

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