In The News

16 November

Video provider calls for more collaboration in Sino-Russia TV industry

Increasing user demand and market potential drive the communication and cooperation for TV providers alongside the "belt and road" countries. Kirill Philippov, director general of SPB TV, delivers a keynote speech during the China-Russia Internet Media Forum & China-Russia New Media Youth Leadership Summit held on October 29, 2016 in Tianhe district in Guangzhou.

02 September

29 countries join Belt and Road Media Community

The Belt and Road Media Community, the first global media cooperation platform, has been founded in Beijing. Officials from CCTV, China International Television Corporation and representatives from 78 media organizations attended the Inauguration and Summit Forum. But what impact will it have on both domestic and international audiences?

10 June

SMG releases new strategic projects at local film festival

SHANGHAI Media Group released new strategic projects with international media groups yesterday at the ongoing 2016 Shanghai International Film and TV Festival. It will cooperate with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Russia's SPB TV for copyrights and global distribution of Chinese film and TV series.

30 March

China Economic Net, Russia's SPB TV ink License Agreement

Cui Jun(R), Editor-in-Chief of China Economic Net, and SPB TV's CEO Kirill Philippov signs the License Agreement during the second China-Russia media forum held in Beijing, March 25, 2016.

29 February

SPB TV CEO: "Netflix under increasing pressure to maintain growth"

The vast majority of mobile data traffic in the future will come from video. Driven by smartphone and tablet penetration and significant improvements in network services, the explosion in mobile video and TV presents interesting opportunities for broadcasters and mobile-first players. SNL Kagan spoke to Kirill Filippov, CEO of SPB TV, a global provider of end-to-end OTT, IPTV and mobile TV solutions. Speaking on the sidelines of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Filippov shared his thoughts on delivering mobile TV solutions in international markets. What follows is an edited transcript of that conversation.