Digital TV News: VimpelCom

Russia ends 1H 2014 with 36.4 million pay TV subscribers
Aug 18, 2014 – iKS-Consulting has released its analysis of the Russian pay TV market at the end of the first half of 2014. Compared with the same point in 2013, the number of pay TV subscribers increased by 10% to exceed 36.4 million.
News categories: iKS-Consulting, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Subscribers

Worldwide fiber-optic broadband subscriptions to double by 2019
May 6, 2014 – The worldwide cable, DSL and fiber-optic fixed-line broadband subscriber base grew 6% in 2013 surpassing 665.4 million subscribers. By 2019, fiber-optic broadband subscriptions will grow to 265 million subscribers, with a CAGR of 11.7%.
News categories: ABI Research, Jake Saunders, Broadband, Fibre, IPTV, Market Research, OTT, Subscribers, Worldwide

Pay TV subscribers in Russia hit 35.0 million in 1Q 2014
Apr 30, 2014 – According to preliminary data, the number of pay-TV subscribers in Russia at the end of Q1 2014 was 35.0 million, up from 34.3 million at the end of 2013.
News categories: Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Subscribers

Russian pay TV subscribers to grow another 5% in 2014
Apr 18, 2014 – According to iKS-Consulting, the number of pay-TV subscribers in Russia increased during 2013 by 11% to 34.6 million. In 2014, the number of subscribers is forecast to grow by another 5% to 36.2 million.
News categories: iKS-Consulting, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Subscribers

ArmenTel announces IPTV service
Apr 17, 2014 – Armenia Telephone Company CJSC (ArmenTel), which operates using the Beeline brand in Armenia, has announced the launch of an IPTV service
News categories: ArmenTel, Armenia, Digital TV, IPTV

32.5 million pay TV subscribers in Russia at end-1H 2013
Aug 5, 2013 – According to iKS-Consulting, the number of pay TV subscribers in Russia at the end of June 2013 was 32.5 million, up 13% compared with the same point in 2012. The number of operators with a subscriber base of over 1 million increased during that time from 5 to 7.
News categories: iKS-Consulting, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Subscribers

Russia to add 900,000 IPTV subscribers in 2013
May 15, 2013 – According to a report from J'son & Partners Consulting, at the end of 2012 the IPTV subscriber base in Russia was about 2.54 million, or 4.7% of households in the country.
News categories: J'son & Partners, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Subscribers

Pay TV penetration to reach 74% in Russia in 2017
Feb 22, 2013 – According to a J'son & Partners Consulting study, pay TV penetration in Russia in 2012 reached 58%, a rate expected to grow to 74% in 2017. Russia had 31.9 million pay TV households connected to cable, satellite or IPTV in 2012.
News categories: J'son & Partners, Cable TV, IPTV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite, Subscribers

The Future of TV Begins Now on Xbox 360
Dec 5, 2011 – Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has announced the launch of an all-new Xbox 360 experience including the first group of new, custom applications from world leading TV and entertainment content providers on Xbox LIVE.
News categories: Xbox, Australia, Austria, Canada, Digital TV, Finland, France, Gaming, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, OTT, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA