Tricolor TV

Tricolor TV to launch connected TV and extended TV everywhere

Russia pay TV leader Tricolor TV plans to launch internet-connected TV services as well as making TV everywhere services available to subscribers on the go as well as those at home this year, according to CEO Alexei Kholodov. In an interview with local title The Standard, Kholodov also said there was plenty of room for […]

Tricolor TV adds raft of new channels

Russian pay TV operator a raft of new channels to its offering. Tricolor TV has added kids channel O! to its offering. The new service is aimed primarily at a pre-school audience and will be included in Tricolor’s Yediniy package. From March, the service will be available as part of the operator’s Kids package. The […]

Russian pay TV operators launching Ultra HD TV services

Russian pay TV operators NTV+ and MTS have separately unveiled plans to develop 4K Ultra HD TV services. NTV+ plans to launch a service comprising three channels, available throughout the Russian Federation, in the next couple of months. The services will be available in the operator’s basic package at no extra cost. NTV+ CEO Mikhail […]

Tricolor TV adds Soviet and Russian classics channel

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV has added a new classic movie and TV series channel in standard and high-definition to its programming line-up. The platform has added Nashe Lyubimoye (Our Favourite TV) in both SD and HD variants. Nashe Lyubimoye provides a mix of Soviet and Russian films as well as TV series familiar […]

Discovery channels yanked from Russian platform

Discovery’s channels have been pulled from Russian pay TV platform Tricolor TV in argument over pricing. The US-listed channel operator distributes a portfolio of eleven channels in Russia through Media Alliance, a new business it formed with Russia’s National Media Group last year, and which ensured compliance with amended local media laws. Media Alliance has now […]

Tricolor TV joins Russian satellite TV operators’ move to OTT

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has launched its first multiscreen non-linear offering, Kino Tricolor TV. The pay TV operator has struck deals with online video services Tvigle and Tvzavr, and broadcaster and OTT video service provider Amedia to provide content for the service. All movies abnd TV series on Kino Tricolor TV are in […]

Tricolor TV adds new Russian kids channel to line-up

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has added a new pre-school kids channel, Malysh – translated roughly as Toddler – from Gazprom Media TV channel unit Red Media to its line-up. The channel, which will be part of Tricolor’s kids package, will include animated series and educational programmes, according to the operator. Malysh will be […]

Tricolor TV launches service aimed at MDUs

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has launched a service aimed at multiple dwelling units (MDUs) and other households that are unable to install a satellite dish. The new offering, Tricolor City, is intended to provide an alternative to cable for apartment dwellers in major cities. Tricolor said it would deliver a signal for redistribution […]

GS Group unveils first Russian 4K UHD TV box

Russian technology provider GS Group has unveiled the first Russian-made 4K UHD TV set-top box. The GS A230, to be marketed under the General Satellite brand, is equipped with a ST Microelectronics processor, WiFi router and built-in 1TB hard drive. Russian pay TV operator and GS Group strategic partner Tricolor TV has previously launched the […]

Tricolor TV taps Eutelsat for mobile TV service

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has teamed up with Eutelsat to use the latter’s recently launched SmartBeam multiscreen delivery system to provide mobile TV services. Consumers will be able to receive Tricolor TV’s new service in public venues by downloading an app on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. They can then receive channels […]