Russia’s MTS has launched a paid online video service known as MTS TV.

According to Kommersant, it offers viewers around 130 TV channels, along with movies and TV shows from Miramax and the BBC.

Although MTS TV is currently available only to MTS subscribers, it will from May also be offered to all internet users.

In due course, it will in addition be integrated with Sistema’s service.

MTS TV costs R15 (€0.24) a day and can be watched on smartphones, tablets, laptops and PCs.

It will also become available on smart TVs in the second quarter.