Published: 07.55 Europe/London, May 10, 2011
The leading Russian cable operator NKS has introduced a new HD package for its subscribers in Moscow.
According to AKTR and CNews, it consists of eight channels Discovery HD Showcase, Animal Planet, MTVN, Fashion One, Eurosport, Mezzo Live, Outdoor Channel and Fox Life and costs R250 (6.25) a month to receive.
Up until now, it had only offerd one HD channel MyZen in the basic OnLime package, which also costs R250 a month.
According to Andrei Golovanov, the deputy DG for programming policy and media at NKS, 2-3 more HD channels will shortly be added to NKS offer.
Akado, the leading provider of pay-TV services in Moscow, currently includes 14 HD channels in its offer. They are received by at least 17,000 of its subscribers.