Major success for Ukrainian OTT

December 13, 2012 09.39 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

The Ukrainian cable operator Triolan is to start offering the OTT service to its subscribers from the beginning of 2013.

According to, they will be given access to the media player D1.TV.HD, which allows viewers to connect to the service, free of charge for two months.

At the end of this period they will then be asked to purchase or rent the equipment.

The new offer, known as Try and Buy, marks a major turning point for the OTT sector in Ukraine, where is currently believed to be the only player.

Its service will be available in a handful of major population centres including the capital, Kiev.