ER Telecom expands reach

09.49 Europe/London, November 25, 2011 By Chris Dziadul

The Russian cable operator ER Telecom has launched its digital TV service in Chelyabinsk.

According to the company, it is being distributed by FTTH, which covers 95% of households in the city, and consists of a basic package of 100 channels and five thematic packages, one of which includes 10 HD channels.
ER Telecom claims 8.3% and 8.5% shares of the Russian cable TV and broadband internet markets respectively.