Volia


New comedy channel for Ukraine on Volia

Ukrainian broadcaster 1+1 Media and producer Kvartal 95 have teamed up to launch a new comedy channel, Kvartal TV, that will be aired, commercial-free, by leading cable operator Volia. The channel will air popular Ukrainian comedy series from Kvartal 95 including Matchmakers and political comedy Servant of the People. Volia marketing director Viktoria Tsomaya said […]

Ukrainian service providers move to block Russian websites

Ukrainian service providers including leading telco Ukrtelecom and cable operator Volia have notified their subscribers that they will begin blocking access to a large number of Russian web resources in accordance with a controversial decree of President Petro Poroshenko. Poroshenko announced the ban on a number of Russian sites including Mail.ru, social networks VK and […]

Volia adds Current Time to offering

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Voice of America’s news service Nastoyashcheye Vremya (Current Time), to its offering. Nastoyashcheye Vremya was launched, initially as a news programme aimed at Russian speakers, by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Voice of America as a joint venture in partnership with public and private […]

Volia opens new customer care centre

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has opened a new flagship call centre in the city of Khmelnytsky in western Ukraine. Volia CEO György Zsembery said tha the new call centre was a strategically important project for the company, adding that developing its own in-house facility provided better results and had a better customer appeal than outsourcing. […]

Volia president Boyko leaves group

Ukrianian cable operator Volia’s president Sergey Boyko is to leave the company. Boyko has helmed Volia, the country’s leading cable player, for 15 years. According to the company, he is leaving to pursue an independent career as a business consultant, but will continue to advise Volia CEO György Zsembery, who joined the Ukrainian group from […]

Volia adds to kids offering

Ukrainian cable operator Volia is to launch a new block of programming aimed at kids aged three to six as part of its recently-launched Cine+ Kids offering. The block will feature shows including Vrumiz and Martin í Yogo Druzi (Martin and Friends) and will air in HD from 17:00-18:00 daily. Volia launched Cine+ Kids in […]

Volia providing free access to HD channels

Ukrainian cable operator Volia is providing access to all its HD channels free of charge this week in a move it says is timed to coincide with 25th the anniversary of the country’s independence. Volia is making all national and international channels on its platform free in HD quality from August 20-28, meaning that over […]

Volia adds Eurosportnews

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added Eurosportnews to its channel line-up. Volia already offers the other channels in the Discovery-owned Eurosport stable – Eurosport 1, Eurospart 2 and Eurosport 1 HD. Volia marketing director Viktoriya Tsomaya said that the addition of the news channel was a logical continuation of Volia’s partnership with Discovery. Anna Burden […]

Volia adds new factual channels

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added two new factual channels to its programming line-up. The channels – Terra and Nauka (Science) – are distributed by Ukrainian outfit Continent TV, which also supplies three other channels Epokha, Dacha and Trofey to the operator. Volia marketing director Viktoria Tsomaya said that her company was keen to support […]

Volia adds women’s interest channel Milady Television

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added locally-produced women’s interest channel Milady Television to its programming line-up. The channel, which airs programming covering fashion, beauty, celebrity news and advice and is, according to its founders, based on the example of international channels such as Cosmopolitan TV, Lifetime and Diva Universal. Content on the channel include lifestyle […]