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Ukraine’s Volia revamps TV offering with thematic packages

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has introduced six new thematic packages that will initially be available to users of its Volia TV multiscreen platform. The six thematic packages are Volia Live TV, Volia Sport, Volia Movies, Volia Kids and Volia World. The operator is also providing a separate premium package that includes content from all of […]

Volia launches multiscreen service

Leading Ukrainian cable operator Volia has launched a new multiscreen TV service providing streaming content to smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and computers along with Android-based set-tops. The operator said that about a million users would have access to the service initially at no extra charge from the end of May. The application will be available […]

Ukraine’s Volia launches Shakhtar TV for football fans

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has started broadcasting Shakhtar TV, the TV channel from the football club of the same name, to its 600,000 subscribers across Ukraine. The channel is available via digital cable and on OTT, in both SD and HD quality, and is also available via the Volia TV mobile app. The Shakhtar channel […]

Volia claims victory in piracy case

Ukraine’s leading cable operator Volia has claimed a victory in its ongoing battle against piracy with the sentencing of an individual to three years imprisonment, a rare conviction in a country where content theft is widespread. The Ivano-Frankivsk District Court of Lviv in western Ukraine sentenced the unnamed individual for organising an illegal pirate network […]

Volia CEO Zsembery to step down

György Zsembery, the CEO of Ukraine’s leading cable operator Volia is to step down. Hungarian national Zsembery, who is to take up a new position outside of Ukraine, will continue to contribute to Volia in the role of vice-chairman. He will be replaced by Anton Dzyubenko, who was previously the CEO of advertising-supported video-on-demand service […]

FOXNOW debuts in Ukraine

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa’s recently launched video-on-demand service FOXNOW has debuted in Ukraine after securing a berth on cable operator Volia’s network. The move means that FOXNOW’s catalogue of shows from the Fox and Fox Life channels, including The Walking Dead, Altanta and Da Vinci’s Demons, are now available to them. The final […]

Volia adds new channels to line-up

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added Kyiv news and cultural channel 4th Channel to its programming line-up and has announced plans to expand its offering with the addition of a number of other regional and national channels. 4th Channel will be available over Volia’s networks in the cities of Vinnytsia, Dnipro, Lviv, Rivne, Obukhiv, Ternopil, […]

Volia strikes distribution deal with 1+1

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has signed a distribution agreement with leading commercial broadcaster 1+1 Media that will see Volia broadcast 22 TV channels from the group in its packages. Under the terms of the agreement, Volia will also have access to 400 hours of premium video-on-demand content for its service. Viktoria Tsomaia, marketing director of […]

Ukraine’s Volia launches football SVOD service

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has launched a new subscription live and on-demand football service, Volia Football+, on the back of its agreement to secure Champions League football rights in the country. The service allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand coverage of all UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches without advertising, with other content […]

Volia enters premium sports business with Champions League deal

Ukrainian cable operator Volia and Media Group Ukraine have jointly secured rights to Champions League and Europa League football in the country for the next three seasons. The deal is a first for Volia in the premium sports rights market. The company described it as a milestone in the market for premium content in Ukraine. […]

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