GlobeCast delivers Russia Today in Asia

GlobeCast and Russia Today have concluded a deal to distribute the channel in Asia to a variety of distribution networks and platforms, beginning with India. Millions of homes and thousands of hotel rooms throughout the country will now receive this channel.

Russia Today is now available on cable and DTH platforms in India including WWIL, Dish Hits, InCable, 7Star, Big TV and SunDirect platforms. This represents a potential viewership of 7 million homes.

In a separate deal, GlobeCast has reached an agreement with Hong Kong Cable Television Limited for carriage on that platform.

Russia Today is Russia’s free-to-air 100% English-language channel. It broadcasts news and current affairs programming.