The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes a new report edited by Nevafilm Research: "FOCUS on the Audiovisual Industry in the Russian Federation".
The report provides a snapshot of the Russian audiovisual industry in 2014-2015 detailing key trends in the television and on demand sector supplemented by detailed information about the sources of industry financing and an overview of the legal framework.
- Russian TV market tops over 2 300 operating TV channels at the end of 2015: Gazprom Media, VGTRK and National Media Group largest media holdings
- Pay-TV as the cornerstone of Russian TV market: over 2/3 of Russian TV households subscribed to pay-TV in 2014 with digital segment and IPTV as main future drivers
- Rapid growth in Russian VoD market: more than 40 VoD services available at the end of 2015 and dominance of transaction and subscription business model.
The report "FOCUS on the Audiovisual Industry in the Russian Federation" can be downloaded for free in Russian.