Tricolor TV

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 […]

Tricolor TV adds KVN comedy channel

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV has added new comedy channel KVN TV to its programming line-up. Tricolor struck a deal with Gazprom Media-owned Red Media to include the channel in its offering. KVN TV is a joint venture between Red Media and production group AMIK. The channel will be included in Tricolor TV’s basic […]

GS Group launches new advanced set-top

Russian technology provider GS Group, which supplies equipment for market-leading pay TV operator Tricolor TV, has launched a new twin-tuner server set-top box under the General Satellite brand, designed for the Russian market, the GS E502. The device includes two DVB-S/DVB-S2 tuners to allow viewers to watch TV simultaneously on two screens. Iusers can view […]

Gazprom Media turns to Tricolor TV unit for regional advertising

Gazprom Media’s advertising sales unit Alcazar Media has signed up with pay TV platform Tricolor’s ad sales arm A2 to provide regional opt-out advertising for Russian free-to-air channels NTV and TNT, according to local media. According to Vedomosti, Alcazar Media sees the deal as a pilot project that will enable it to judge if selling […]

Tricolor to get GS Group’s hybrid games console-TV reciever

Russian set-top box maker, GS Group, has said that its new hybrid games console and a digital HD receiver will be available to subscribers of satellite operator Tricolor TV from later this year. GS Group confirmed that development of the receiver and gaming platform is “almost complete” and that the device will be available from […]

Tricolor TV renews Paramount content deal

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has renewed a licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures that will see a raft of recent movies distributed to Russian viewers for the first time, alongside Paramount catalogue titles.  Among the new titles to be made available to subscribers on the KinoPremium HD channel from the SuperKino HD package are Transformers: […]

GS Group takes over smartcard production for Tricolor TV

Russian technology provider GS Group has begun producing smartcards for leading pay TV operator Tricolor TV from its Gusev, Kaliningrad region facility. According to GS Group, its Digital Television Systems subsidiary will start releasing access cards produced at the Technopolis GS facility for Tricolor TV from December, following a €2.5 investment in the plant. Tricolor […]

GS Group unveils new replacement box for Tricolor TV

Russian technology company GS Group, the major supplier to pay TV operator Tricolor TV, has released an upgraded digital set-top box, the GS B211, that will be used as part of a trade-in programme of older equipment to enable a shift to HD services. The GS B211 digital set-top box is powered by a new […]

New chief for Russia’s Tricolor TV

Russian pay TV leader Tricolor TV has confirmed Alexey Khodolov as its new CEO. Khodolov was named deputy CEO of the group’s holding company, National Satellite Company, in May, and has also previously served as CEO of mobile operator Skylink. The CEO role has been vacant since February, following the departure of the previous incumbent, […]