ER Telecom adds HD services

April 22, 2014 09.15 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

ER-TelecomThe Russian cable operator ER Telecom has increased the number of HD channels in its ‘Start’ package to eight.

Aside from the eight channels – Perviy HD, Rossiya HD, Dyetski HD, Animal Planet HD, Discovery HD, Fox Life HD, Eurosport HD and TLC HD – the package includes 59 digital channels.

ER Telecom’s total offer consists of 159 digital channels, 52 of which are in HD. Among those new to its line-up are Amedia 2, CTC Love and RTD (in HD).

ER Telecom says that improvements in its service include the launch of a new set-top box that gives access to such services as multiscreen, catch-up and VOD.