Tricolor TV


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 […]

Tricolor TV highlights battle against piracy in Russia

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV says it was instrumental in blocking 520 pirate internet resources in the first half of this year, leading to 10 criminal cases and 10 ‘administrative’ legal cases. The pay TV operator said that, on its initiative, Russian law enforcement officer seized more than 90 pieces of equipment used for […]

Tricolor TV adds youth-oriented 4K TV service

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV is to add youth-oriented 4K TV channel C4K360 to its programming line-up. The channel, which the operator describes as the only native 4K TV channel in the world dedicated to the youth lifestyle of the 15-35 age group, provides a diet of extreme sports, eSports, travel, festivals, concerts and […]

Tricolor TV launches B2B premium sports offering

Russian pay TV leader Tricolor TV has launched a new premium sports package for commercial customers. The B2B offering includes eight popular sports channels and is available for RUB4,500 a month. The service, aimed at hotels, sports bars and clubs and restaurants, will include Match! Arena HD, Match! Igra HD, Match! Nash Sport, Match! Boyets, […]

Tricolor TV names programming chief

Russian pay TV leader Tricolor TV has named Olga Molostvova as programming director in charge of the operator’s own channel portfolio. In this new post, Molostvova will be charged with overseeing the activities of the pay TV group’s wholly-owned channels, including programming, analysis of the competitive environment and the needs of subscribers. She will also […]