Press - 2014

12 / December / 2014

Tele2 and SPB TV to launch Mobile TV service

Moscow - Tele2, an alternative mobile operator, in partnership with SPB TV, one of the world's leading providers of end-to-end, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices, has released a new application for mobile devices - Tele2 TV. Subscribers can now watch their favorite TV programs and films on smartphones and tablets' screens.

The user-friendly and multifunctional mobile application Tele2 TV allows for watching more than 60 Russian and foreign channels on mobile devices online.

The application supports all Android mobile devices with version 2.1 or later and is already available on Google Play.

In the nearest future iOS and Windows phone versions will be released and made available on their corresponding apps markets.

The application was developed by the SPB TV Company, which has also created the interface and provided content service.

"We appreciate the opportunity to cooperate with Tele2 in launching the mobile TV service, which by all means will be highly appraised by their subscribers," said Kirill Filippov, SPB TV's general director.

As of December 12, the subscriber's fee for Tele2 TV service is 7 rubles a day. All new users will be provided with a promo period of three days, during which time the service will be free. After this period expires user will be prompted to subscribe and continue viewing for a subscriber fee.

Roman Volodin, Tele2 commercial director: "The launch of 3G revealed new opportunities for Tele2 subscribers regarding service content, which require high speed data transfers. Today we are glad to present a user-friendly and up-to-date mobile application, which allows our clients to 'take' a TV-set with them and watch their favorite TV programs where they want. We have huge plans for developing services based on high-speed mobile internet, and in nearest future we are going to release a music service. I hope that new services will make our subscribers happy, especially taking into account that our prices will be beneficial."

About Tele2

Tele2 is a mobile operator that has been offering its services in Russia since 2003. A new federal mobile operator was created by the integration of the cellular assets of Rostelekom and Tele2, the company operates in more than 60 regions and serves more than 31 million customers. Tele2's product portfolio includes both services for individuals and small- and medium-sized businesses. Tele2 guarantees low prices and a high quality of services, user-friendliness and a European level of service.

About SPB TV

SPB TV is 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. 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 35 million worldwide.