Russiaís MTS has launched a hybrid TV platform.

According to the company, it connects the cable standard-based IPTV MGTS network in Moscow and DVB-C in Russiaís regions, as well as MTSís satellite TV with online services.

MTS adds that the service gives access to the web through the TV screen and includes an EPG with advanced features, VOD and catch-up.

Initially, the hybrid platform is being made available in Russiaís ten largest cities, and as from the beginning of 2016 will be also be offered in all the regions MTS is present in.

The final stage of the project will see the launch of a hybrid platform for the MTS TV mobile service and OTT portal Stream.