About Tricolor TV
About Tricolor TV (National Satellite Company, JSC)
Tricolor TV is the Russia's largest satellite TV operator performing digital broadcasting of a package of television channels in the European part of Russia, as well as in Siberia, Urals and Far East since December 2005.
According to British market research company IHS Screen Digest, Tricolor TV is the most popular Pay TV operator in Eastern Europe, ranks first in Europe for the pace of growth of subscriber base over the past four years and is one of the three world leaders, along with the Indian operators Dish TV and Sun Direct.
By the end of March 2012 the company's subscriber base exceeded 11 million households, while the number of paying subscribers of Tricolor TV was about 7.7 million. The operator’s viewership has approached 30 million people, meaning that one fifth of the country’s inhabitants watch Tricolor TV. According to the research company J'son and Partners, Tricolor TV is the leader of Russia's Pay TV market (39 per cent of subscribers) and the operator's share in the satellite segment is 86 per cent.
On April 1, 2012 the company started broadcasting its high-definition (HD) television package. Today Tricolor TV offers its subscribers the following HD channels in test mode: Infochannel HD, Voyage HD, Cinema HD-1, Cinema HD-2, Women's World, Sport 1 HD, Nat Geo Wild HD, National Geographic HD, Expert HD and Temptation HD. In addition, the package Super-Optimum includes popular foreign TV channels: France 24, Deutsche Welle, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild.
Besides the basic broadcasting service, Tricolor TV offers its subscribers a range of additional services, including Tricolor TV Cinema, Tricolor TV-Mail, etc. In September 2011 the range of services was enriched with a satellite package of over 20 of the best Russian radio stations. Additional services determine the uniqueness of the Tricolor TV offer on the Russian Pay TV market. The company also considers as one of the factors intensifying the growth of subscriber base its marketing programs for reducing the connection cost (Tricolor-Credit, Second Receiver in House).
Tricolor TV has won the "Big Digit" national TV prize over the last three years in the category of "Operator Company" and the prizes "For contribution to development of regional market for digital Pay TV", "For popularization of satellite broadcasting", "For ‘vertical take-off’ to the top Russian advertisers". In October, 2011 Tricolor TV also won the "No. 1 Brand in Russia" ("People's Brand") prize awarded on the basis of open user voting.
Broadcasting under the trademarks of Tricolor TV and Tricolor TV Siberia is carried out by the National Satellite Company (Moscow).
Tricolor TV Cinema
Tricolor TV Cinema is a service that turns your TV into a home cinema experience. Every day we offer a choice of 24 movies on 24 screens – this means 288 movie shows daily! A new movie starts each 15 minutes so that you are able to watch it from the beginning. Every day a new movie is added and the repertoire is completely upgraded within 24 days. Another significant advantage is absence of advertising during the movie. Tricolor TV Cinema means the best Russian and foreign movies of recent years on your TV. Watch your favorite movies without commercial breaks!
By using this service, you can view text messages and images sent to you via email, directly on your TV. Messages can be sent via Internet or from your mobile phone (via SMS, MMS or WAP site - wap.tricolor.tv)
This service is widely demanded by the inhabitants of remote corners of the country who have no possibility to communicate with families and friends by other means. You can send not only text messages but also images – this is a great opportunity to stay connected.
National Satellite Company, CJSC
13/1, ul. Akademika Koroleva, 129515, Moscow
Company website: www.tricolor.tv
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