Russia expands DTT coverage

January 9, 2014 10.14 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

russia-flagRussia’s second DTT multiplex is now broadcasting in St Petersburg and Leningrad region.

The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRS) announced the launch over the holiday period, following on from its debut in Moscow in early December.

Prior to that, it had only been available on a trial basis in a number of smaller locations including Sochi, Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk.

Viewers in St Petersburg and surrounding area can now watch 20 digital TV channels for no monthly fee.