Published: 10.18 Europe/London, June 24, 2011

The Russian cable operator ER-Telecom has acquired its 300,000th subscriber in Samara.

The company began providing services in the city in 2004 and as of the beginning of this accounted for 54% and 66% of its broadband and cable markets respectively.

ER-Telecom employs FTTH to deliver its cable (Divan TV), internet ( and telephony (GorSyaz) services to over 3 million subscribers in 31 Russian cities.

It currently accounts for 8.3% of all cable subscribers in the country and 8.5% of those receiving broadband internet access.