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CTC pulls out of S&P ratings, postpones earnings announcement

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Russian broadcaster CTC Media has asked Standard & Poor’s to withdraw its credit rating service as part of what it describes as a cost-cutting exercise.… Read more

MTG lifted by Viaplay, highlights continued uncertainty on Russia

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Modern Times Group’s (MTG) second-quarter performance was lifted by strong sales from its Viaplay on-demand offering and IPTV growth, which offset declines across its satellite… Read more

UTH Russia makes US$200 million CTC Media bid

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Russian broadcast group UTH Russia has made a formal offer to buy 75% of CTC Media for US$200 million (€180 million), ahead of changes to… Read more

CTC Media launches movie streaming

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Russia’s CTC Media has launched free movie streaming across its various channel websites and on its on-demand TV site Videomore. CTC Media will offer a… Read more

CTC Media names Tsukanova as new co-chairman

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Following the withdrawal of Modern Times Group CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann and MTG’s CFO Mathias Hermansson from its board, Russian broadcaster CTC Media has named… Read more

MTG chiefs quit CTC Media board

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Modern Times Group’s CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann and CFO Mathias Hermansson have left the board of Russian commercial broadcaster CTC Media, as MTG mulls its… Read more

MTG denies CTC sale reports

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Modern Times Group (MTG) has denied suggestions in the Russian press that it has held talks with Telcrest Investments, the Cyprus-based investment vehicle controlled by… Read more

MTIS adds Peretz

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Belarusian service provider MTIS has added CTC Media-owned channel Peretz to its programming line-up.  MTIS is carrying Peretz, which airs a mix of comedy and… Read more

CTC Media mobile game hits 500,000 downloads

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Russia broadcaster CTC Media has said that a mobile game based around its TV show Molodezhka has been downloaded by half a million users in… Read more

CTC Media closes Moldovan subsidiary

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Russian broadcaster CTC Media is closing its subsidiary in the Republic of Moldova and cutting its CTC Mega TV channel, citing the “current market situation”… Read more

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