Volia boosts HD offering

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has boosted its HD offering with the addition of Modern Times Group channels Viasat History HD and Viasat Nature HD. The channels will be available in promotional mode until the end of the year, after which subscribers will be polled on the changes. Volia’s HD package currently comprises Nat Geo HD, […]

Volia names B2B chief

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has named Mikhail Dmitrichenko as head of business-to-business services. Volia currently offers a range of services including broadband access, digital TV and data centre services to over 10,000 business customers, and has decided to strengthen its presence in this area. Dmitrichenko, who was previously director of sales at bank payment systems […]

Euronews to launch general iOS and Android app, Polish version penciled in for 2012

Euronews is planning to launch a unified Euronews application for iOS and Android devices, as well as an app specifically designed for people on the move. The pan-European news broadcaster has already delivered apps related to specific content – specifically its No Comment TV YouTube channel and a Euronews Live app – but this will […]

Volia hires marketing chief

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has named Jaroslav Humeniuk as chief marketing officer. Humeniuk will be responsible for all aspects of managing strategy, including managing the development, implementation and promotion of the company’s expanding range of products. He was previously head of business analysis at mobile operator Kyivstar, and was also involved in the launch of […]

Volia launches Hypervelocity

Ukrainian cable operator Volia is giving its broadband subscribers the ability to upgrade their internet services for a limited period an additional charge of  regardless of the package they subscribe to. The service, Hypervelocity, allows 2Mbps and 10Mbps customers to boost their speeds up to 38Mbps while DOCSIS 3.0 customers with up to 30Mbps can […]

Euronews launches in Ukraine

International news broadcaster Euronews has launched in Ukraine. The news network had signed a deal with the national broadcaster NTU in October to launch its channel and it has now gone live. The channel will be run by British journalist Fidel Pavlenko and will be the channel’s 11th language version. Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych said: […]

Outdoor Channel launches in Serbia and Ukraine

Chello Zone-owned Outdoor Channel will be carried in Serbia and Ukraine after carriage deals were concluded with pay TV operators. In Serbia, the channel will be carried on Open IPTV, the IPTV service operated by the country’s largest telco, Telekom Srbija. In Ukraine it will be on the Volia in the cabler’s HD and SD […]

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