Press - 2013

09 / December / 2013

SPB TV and Tattelecom announces the launch of mobile TV service

St. Petersburg, Russia, December 9, 2013 - SPB TV, one of the world's leading providers of end-to-end OTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices, in partnership with Tattelecom, the biggest fixed-line network operator in the Republic of Tatarstan, has launched the Letai TV mobile television project. This service provides users with the opportunity to watch their favorite TV channels on mobile devices.

"Tatarstan is a region with huge economic and scientific potential, and we are glad that in partnership with Tattelecom, famous for its innovative approach to telecommunication technologies, we have launched the mobile TV service Letai TV," announced SPB TV's general director, Kirill Filippov. "The start of the new mobile TV service, Letai TV, in partnership with a leading developer of technological solutions, naturally augments existing services provided to our subscribers. It is one more step forward in offering a full service," said Tattelecom's marketing director, Alexander Smirnov.

At present, all Android users can download the application for free from Google Play. In the near future, iOS applications for iPhones and iPads will be released. Currently, there are 19 channels available to users, including TV channels produced in the Republic of Tatarstan - TNV, Maidan, TMTV, iTV. New channels are constantly being added, and TV channels produced by local television broadcasting company Efir will soon be added. Additional TV channels and services will be made available to subscribers with its commercial launch, which scheduled for early 2014. Prior to the launch, a billing system will be integrated and clients for various other operating systems will be introduced along with further changes. SPB TV specialists installed the necessary equipment in Tatarstan to ensure the provision of high quality of video from the Tattelecom Company to the screens of mobile devices.

About SPB TV

SPB TV is one of the world's leading providers of end-to-endOTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices. SPB TV's solutions for Mobile TV are implemented by major mobile operators, including MTS, Beeline and StarHub, and have received recognition from mobile device producers the world over.

SPB TV developed the Amediateka Project, marking a breakthrough in the distribution of high-quality legal video-content in Russia, as well as providing the project's technical support for the Amedia company. The high quality of the company's technological solutions has been honored by numerous prestigious international awards, including the CSI Awards, the TV Technology Europe STAR Awards, the Russian Mobile VAS Awards, the Mobile Entertainment Awards, the Google Developer Challenge and others. The company's user application, SPB TV, is available on all mobile operating systems, and its viewing audience has reached 30 million worldwide

About Tattelecom

Tattelecom is the biggest operator of fixed-line telecommunications in the Republic of Tatarstan, maintaining the leading position in the telecommunication services market. These services are provided under the Letai brand in Tatarstan.

Complete, modern telecommunications services, including services for local and regional telephone communications, a full range of data connection network services, internet access and mobile telecommunications, are provided to the company's subscribers. In providing telecommunications services, Tattelecom joint stock company cooperates with leaders in the communications industry, which boosts the quality of services, as confirmed by a state standard certificate and numerous awards from the government of the Republic of Tatarstan.