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Dec
12 December

Tele2 to launch mobile TV

Tele2, alternative mobile operator, in partnership with SPB TV to release Mobile TV service. Tele2 TV application provides users with numerous Russian and foreign online TV channels.

Dec
04 December

The Russian Ministry of Communications presented two big projects

The Russian Ministry of Communications presented two big projects in the media-communication sphere to businessmen during the visit of Russia's Deputy Prime-Minister Arkady Dvorkovich to the Annual Meeting of New Champions in Tianjin (the "Asian Davos") - Russian company SPB TV proposed to Chinese broadcasters OTT TV opportunities and business solutions.

Dec
04 December

Voka video-service is now available to velcom subscribers

Belarusian operator velcom in partnership with SPB TV announced the launch of a new mobile TV service. The new service voka provides users with high-quality video without the need to pay for Internet traffic (which is included in subscription fee). Voka is available currently only to Android users.

Dec
04 December

On the 2nd of December tendencies of moving from standard to digital media will be discussed in multimedia center of "Russia today"

An interview with SPB TV's general director Kirill Philippov, in which he answers straight-forward but important questions about the interactive communications market.

Sep
09 September

Business. Essentially.

Guest on the program: Kirill Philippov, SPB TV's general director.
Host: Olga Trubacheva, WBC's general producer.
Broadcast: 8 September 2014.

Sep
08 September

A fight for the screens. Startups and big business pre-empt the smart TV market

Kirill Filippov, SPB TV's general director, shared his opinion about whether it is true that when the glut on the mobile applications market comes to an end, TV sets will become the new battlefield for the internet, and startups and big business will pre-empt the smart TV market, which is quickly growing but still practically empty.

Aug
04 August

A map for every internet marketer from Diges (with links)

Cossa.ru published a "memo" with links for internet marketers that includes a link to SPB TV in the "OTT platforms" section

Jun
11 June

VKontakte social network is now available on smart TVs

Smart TV owners now have the opportunity to use VKontakte's social network client. The social network client was developed by Saint Petersburg's SPB TV in partnership with VKontakte. Not all the network's features are accessible via the application as it is more focused on multimedia content.

Jun
11 June

I will part with anything, but not with my smartphone

The participants of the MBLT conference in Moscow, in which SPB TV’s business development director Dmitry Filippov took part, discussed the latest trends in mobile technologies.

Apr
22 April

ArmenTel and SPB TV offered IPTV for 3000 drams in Armenia

ArmenTel (a Beeline brand) is providing IPTV service in Armenia. On the 17th of April, the company’s general director, Andrey Pyatakhin, announced at a press conference that this service is being offered based on the platform of the Russian company, SPB TV.

Mar
26 March

Preparing for the emergent mobile markets

Guest post by Kirill Filippov, Chief Executive Officer, SPB TV. The growth of the global mobile and OTT TV market reveals nuances and problems previously unexpected but which determine future research paths. Universality is the best word to define this new trend: bringing together different viewing methods into hybrid TV models or mobile and OTT service developments.

Mar
12 March

Mobile World Congress 2014: right here, right now

MWC, the premier global exhibition for mobile achievement took place in Barcelona, where SPB TV along with other unveiled world class innovations.

Feb
07 February

Amedia TV and SPB TV aim to recoup their investment in online cinema and further invest in Russian television series

23 Jan. 2014, Moscow – Amedia TV has launched a new version of Amediateka online cinema, the catalog of which is based on television series from HBO, Showtime, Starz, Fox, Sony Pictures and other studios. The company looks forward to recouping its investment in four years and to begin investing in producing Russian content.

Feb
07 February

CSTB 2014: SPB TV unveils its Nash Football GO! and Amediateka services

SPB TV’s booth was not lost among cable and satellite TV operators' huge installations at the CSTB 2014 exhibition. SPB TV is a unique company – it is the only company that has managed to work its way up from a time when mobile TV was just an emerging trend, to the present day when mobile screens are only one among many options. While some only talk of multi-screen, SPB TV boasts a solution that any channel or operator can deploy right now while, naturally, observing all legal broadcast rights.

Feb
07 February

Laziness is the engine of progress

“Yes, in theory it is much more convenient to watch TV on the internet – now every viewer can choose something special, but in reality, everything happens in another way,” said SPB TV’s General Director, Kirill Filippov.