Monday, July 30, 2007

Korea Telecom to Introduce IPTV in Russia

Korea Telecom will start a trial of an IPTV services in the area of Vladivstock, Russia in August 2007. It plans a full launch in 2008. Korea Telecom will introduce the service through NTC, which it has 80 percent ownership.

The service will be called Mega TV. Its content will include 30 Russian channels and live programming. It will also offer video on demand content including movies, TV programs, and sports.

Russia is becoming an interesting IPTV market. It looks like Korea Telecom will have its service going in Russia before its home market!

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