In The News

28 November

Russian IT company will offer a platform for online broadcasting to 15 Armenian TV-channels

SPB TV’s Content Director, Peter Shcherbakov, announced at the «AppCON – 2013» conference dedicated to mobile content development, that SPB TV will offer a platform for online broadcasting to 15 Armenian TV-channels through its application.

28 November

SPB TV Company will be making an announcement by mid-February 2014 about its work in the Armenian market

At «AppCON 2013: Mobile content development in Armenia», SPB TV’s Head of PR and Communications, Denis Perepelitsyn, identified Armenia as a perspective mobile television market.

28 November

Mobile TV and the technological revolution in Russia

SPB TV’s General Director, Kirill Filippov, told Finam FM Business Radio Station’s listening audience about innovations and perspectives in the sphere of TV technologies.

25 October

Russian companies present modern information and telecommunication technologies in Rio-de-Janeiro.

Russian companies present modern information and telecommunication technologies at Futurecom international exhibition in Rio-de-Janeiro. The Brazilians, that are considered to be the most active users of mobile internet in Latin America, are interested in suggested by SPB TV effective technological solutions for TV and video content broadcasting on various screens: mobile phones, tablets, computers and TV sets.

21 October

Two digital multiplexes will be available to more than half of the population of Russia by the end of 2013

Digital TV will be available to more than half of the population of Russia by the end of 2013,’ announced the vice-minister of Connections and Mass Communications, Alexey Volin. ‘Along with that,’ said Kirill Filippov, the founder and general director of SPB TV, ‘regional channels may face difficulties with entering the third Multiplex, during its formation.

30 September

SPB TV ad innovation clears legal hurdles

SPB TV introduced its innovative technology of ad substitution in video streams at the IBC-2013 exhibition, which allows providers of OTT-TV services the ability to replace ads on rebroadcasted channels with targeted ones. This development was presented with «highly commended» award in the category of Best Web TV technology or service. But what do copyright holders and broadcasters think about it? What are the legal aspects of this type of ad substitution?

05 September

CNC TV-network came to CIS

July 30th 2013, Moscow – The CNC TV-network owned by the Xinhua News Agency has signed a contract with Russian company SPB TV. TV viewers in Russia and CIS can watch now Xinhua programs in Russian and English languages via SPB TV Media Platform.

23 August

The Mobile TV conquers users

According to the latest researches the number of mobile TV users in Russia increases for 250-300% a year, the operators have concentrated on providing mobile TV services through 3G net and the global volume of OTT-services market grew for 33%. SPB TV Company has expressed its expert opinion.

30 July

Chinese TV channels start broadcasting on the Internet in Russia

July 30th 2013, Moscow – SPB TV Company and one of the world's biggest information agencies Xinhua (China) signed a contract for the launch of CNC World Chinese and CNC English channels broadcasting on the territory of Russia and CIS. According to Xinhua Eurasian regional office’s director, Zhang Tegang, the viewers will get a new perspective on world’s news.

02 July

Amedia has chosen SPB TV to start its Amediateka project

Fedor Ezhov, SPB TV executive director, provides details of the project in his interview.

26 June

Dish: уроки «цезареводства»

According to the latest research, TV-viewers prefer to combine the watching of TV-programs with communicating on social networks. As this becomes more and more common, more and more operators are introducing services which support Skype, Facebook, Twitter and other popular portals. Each time they do so, they find new, convenient ways to unite the worlds of social networks and television. Experts from SPB TV tell us about this and many other things in Cableman Magazine.

25 June

The Amediateka: a high mission of high technologies

For years American and Russian TV producers have been working to ensure the immediate release of the most popular American series in Russia.

13 June

Broadcast Asia 2013 OTT will feature prominently

SINGAPORE—Broadcast Asia, held concurrently with CommunicAsia and enterpriseIT at the Marina Bay Sands, returns to Singapore June 18-21.

03 June

Deploying correct strategies for multi-screen TV

As OTT (over-the-top) services continue to proliferate, how can stakeholders effectively engage audiences while monetising their content?

02 June

Tools for OTT TV monetization

SPB TV, a provider of mobile IP and OTT TV solutions, is demonstrating its in-stream ad replacement technology.

27 May

TV Technology Asia Pacific

Mark Hallinger of how OTT & other technologies at the Broadcast Asia show mean both change and opportunity for the industry

05 March

SPB TV Delivers a Personalized TV Experience to Mobile Devices

SPB TV is a multiplatform mobile TV solution that enables network operators, broadcasters and content owners to deliver video content to multi-screen devices.

26 February

SPB TV turns to mobile screens for streaming TV

With a growing number of people cutting the cord on traditional cable plans, the need for alternate ways to watch TV is also on the rise. SPB TV is ready to fill that void.The company, a European leader in mobile TV streaming technology, took to the show floor at Mobile World Congress with an impressive booth aimed at demonstrating its selection and wide variety of content.

26 February

SPB TV and Tafi Media launch global ad server

SPB TV, a provider of technology solutions for mobile, IP and OTT TV has joined forces with Tafi Media, an international mobile TV advertising agency, to launch a global OTT and mobile TV ad server.

25 February

MWC 2013: SPB TV enriches multiscreen TV offerings

A new user interface and second screen app along with an updated content delivery platform are among the key features of a major enhancement of SPB’s TV Solution for TV everywhere.

25 February

SPB TV launches fresh mobile TV apps

The TV apps and new user interfaces (UI) are tailored are dedicated for iOS, Android, Symbian and Windows 8 platforms application, with the latter designed in a genuine Metro style. SPB TV also offers an over-the-top (OTT/desktop version of the Web-based interface to make the service available on all devices supporting Internet browsers.

29 January

SPB TV 3.0 Hits Android And Symbian

SPB TV has released SPB TV 3.0 for Android and Symbian operating systems.The new version of the popular mobile TV application offers a compelling TV viewing experience, enriched with sophisticated TV browsing features and HD video support.

28 January

SPB TV offers targeted TV ads on OTT

SPB TV, a provider of end-to-end OTT TV, IPTV, and mobile TV solutions is showcasing its technology of in-stream ad replacement at CSTB 2013 in Moscow.

19 January

SPB TV reaches version 3.0

One of our favourite apps, SPB TV, has just had a milestone update to version 3.0. For those not familiar this app lets you stream dozens of free streaming Internet TV Channels to your phone. The update not only gives performance and bug fixes, but has been designed to work with more hardware decoders in Symbian devices, improved support for Nokia Belle, and now supports high quality streams.