Volia to increase amount of Ukrainian versioned content

Ukrainian cable operator Volia is to increase the number of hours of content in the Ukrainian language on its Volia Cine+ service to 350 this year as part of a drive to increase the amount of versioning in Ukrainian done by the operator. Volia has teamed up with local production outfit Tak Treba Production to […]

Volia sees big growth in internet traffic following upgrade

Ukrainian cable operator Volia said that the volume of internet traffic generated by subscribers on its network increased by between 20-35% last year as a result of its upgrade strategy. Volia has upgraded its network in key cities to the EuroDOCSIS 3.0 standard, enabling it to offer speeds of up to 400Mbps. The company currently […]

Ukraine moves to ban Russian channels

Ukraine’s National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting has ruled that all TV distribution providers must exclude a number Russian TV channels that do not comply with the country’s laws from their platforms no later than March 11. Channels to be dropped by leading cable operator Volia include My Planet, Vremya: Dalekoe i Blyzkoe, Science […]

Volia adds Museum HD to offering

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added Museum HD to its programming line-up. The channel, owned by France’s SECOM, which also owns thematic channel MyZen.TV, allows viewers to see leading art collections in HD, working in partnership with galleries including the UK’s National Gallery and Tate galleries and France’s Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Separately, Volia said […]

Volia launches services in Zhytomyr

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has begun offering digital TV and high-speed internet services in the city of Zhytomyr in west-central Ukraine. Volia is offering a range of aboutr 140 TV channels including local and international services and its own Cine+ movie offerings and local drama series-focused channel Filmudrama. It is also offering video-on-demand services including […]

Volia adds three HD channels

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added two HD channels from SPI International to its programming line-up. Volia has added Fast & FunBox HD and FightBox HD, respectively featuring programming related to extreme sports and mixed martial arts to its line-up as part of its sports package. Volia has also added lifestyle channel Dacha HD, which […]

Volia launches digital services in Kramatorsk

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has launched digital services in the city of Kramatorsk, in the government-held northern part of Donetsk region in the eastern part of the country. Volia is launching two packages including its Smart HD digital service, one with TV only and one including TV and internet in a single package. Viewers in […]

Volia first with UA TV

Ukrainian cable Volia will be the first cable operator in the country to carry Ukrainian international channel UA TV, a joint project supported by state broadcast organisation Ukrainian Television and Radio and news agency Ukrinform. The channel is available overseas via satellite. UA TV will be available as part of Volia’s starter package and as […]

Volia adds new channels

Ukrainian cable operator Volia is adding channels RTi, Filmudrama and Filmudrama HD to its programming line-up. The channels will be added to the operator’s TV service on October 1 in trial mode. The latest additions follow a deal between Volia and SPI International/Filmbox for inclusion of seven of the latter’s portfolio of channels on the […]

Volia releases new version of app

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has released a new version of its YourTV app for iOS and Android devices. Version 1.4.1 of the app, which allows subscribers to access the operator’s Volia Smart HD and multiscreen service Volia Smart Touch, will enable use of the service on new iOS and Android 6.0.9 devices. The app enables […]