Digital TV News: COMSTAR

RSCC Picks Irdeto to Protect New Direct-to-Operator Satellite Services
Jan 31, 2013 – Irdeto has announced that Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) has selected Irdeto as a main provider of media protection solutions to secure the content of the commercial TV channels distributed via RSCC satellites.
News categories: Irdeto, RSCC, Content Protection, CSTB, Digital TV, Russia, Satellite

Russia's STB market to be flat at 2.5 million units in 2012
Dec 5, 2011 – According to a report from J'son & Partners commissioned by the European Audiovisual Observatory, the number of set-top boxes shipped this year in Russia will be 2.5 million, with no growth expected in 2012.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, J'son & Partners, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Set Top Box, Subscribers, Terrestrial

Digital Pay TV in Russia reaches 6 million subscribers
Apr 20, 2010 – According to iKS-Consulting, in Russia the number of subscribers to digital television in 2009 exceeded 6 million with 85% receiving digital by satellite and 6% through IPTV.
News categories: iKS-Consulting, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Subscribers

COMSTAR broadcasts TV to the PC screen
Mar 22, 2010 – COMSTAR-UTS (LSE: CMST) has announced the launch of a new service - 'STREAM TV on PC'. Now STREAM IPTV subscribers have an opportunity to watch TV on the screens of their personal computers.
News categories: COMSTAR, IPTV, OTT, Russia

Edgeware Powers COMSTAR Time-Shift TV Service in Russia
Mar 22, 2010 – Edgeware has announced that COMSTAR-UTS (LSE: CMST) has deployed Edgeware's video delivery solution to power its Time-shift TV service in Russia.
News categories: Edgeware, COMSTAR, Content Distribution, IPTV, Russia

Comstar Triple Play and cable TV subscribers stable in 4Q09
Mar 18, 2010 – COMSTAR (LSE: CMST) has announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009. The number of triple-play subscribers in Moscow was stable quarter on quarter. In cities outside Moscow 2.0 million are active pay-TV users.
News categories: COMSTAR, Cable TV, IPTV, Results, Russia, Subscribers

Comstar launches IPTV in Moscow Region
Oct 21, 2009 – COMSTAR - United TeleSystems JSC (Comstar UTS) [LSE: CMST], the largest integrated telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, has announced the expansion of its IPTV service to the region around Moscow.
News categories: COMSTAR, Digital TV, IPTV, Russia

NDS Launches EPG Framework to Give Pay-TV Operators Control of the User Experience
Sep 2, 2009 – NDS has announced NDS EPG Framework™, an end-to-end infrastructure developed to enable broadcasters to design, deploy and manage their own Electronic Programme Guides (EPG) cost-effectively.
News categories: NDS Group, Content Distribution, IBCShowcase, Middleware, Set Top Box

Comstar 2Q09: Pay TV subscribers down in Moscow; flat in the Regions
Aug 27, 2009 – COMSTAR (LSE: CMST) has announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. In Moscow, the number of triple-play subscribers decreased by 3% quarter-on-quarter to 133 thousand. In the Regions subscriber numbers were flat at 1.953 million.
News categories: COMSTAR, Cable TV, IPTV, Results, Russia, Subscribers