Tricolor TV

General Satellite to supply majority of Tricolor TV set-tops

Over half of Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV’s set-top boxes will be supplied by Kaliningrad-based technology provider General Satellite by the end of this year, according to local reports. General Satellite board member Sergei Pimenov told a microelectronics forum in Kaliningrad that over 50% of Tricolor TV’s active set-tops would be supplied by the […]

Tricolor expects boost from movies service revenues

Russian low-cost pay TV operator Tricolor TV plans to increase revenue from value-added services by 25%. According to local reports, Tricolor’s revenue from value-added services including its premium movies offering amounted to 11% of total revenues of RUB4.4 billion (€109 million) in 2011. The near video-on-demand movie service is available for RUB500. Tricolor said it […]

Tricolor TV denies dumping charge

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV has denied charges of dumping levied by rival operators. The Russian cable association, the AKTR, said that Tricolor TV’s pricing policy threatened the viability of the market in the country. Tricolor offers a package of services for the very low price of RUB900 (€23) a year, about a third […]

Regulator approves mystery acquisition of 50% of Tricolor TV

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has approved the sale of 50% of leading pay TV operator Tricolor TV to an unnamed individual, according to local press reports. The competition regulator’s telecom chief Dmitry Rutenberg told Vedomosti that it had approved the acquisition of a 50% stake by an existing Russian shareholder, taking the individual’s stake from […]

Tricolor TV investor seeking further 50% stake

An unnamed Tricolor TV shareholder has applied to acquire an additional 50% stake in the Russian pay TV operator. The country’s competition regulator FAS has received an application from an existing shareholder. The identity of the person in question has not been revealed but if they are successful they will hold an 87.4% stake in […]

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