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Viasat World’s TV1000 Russian Kino now in Sky Russian Pack with OnPrime TV

March 14, 2017

OnPrime TV, the new OTT streaming service offers Russian Entertainment Channels live to viewers in the UK, Italy Germany via Apple featuring TV1000 Russian Kino from Viasat World.

OnPrime TV is an app-based OTT streaming service that offers popular foreign language film, television and news channels – all in one place. OnPrime TV launches first into the UK, Italy and Germany, with plans of rolling out into other European countries later this year.

At launch, the OTT streaming service includes Sky South Asian, Sky Arabic and Sky Russian and News channel packs. These channel packs offer viewers access to high-quality foreign language content via Apple TV, with expansion to Android, Amazon Fire and additional Apple consumer devices coming later in 2017.

With some of the most popular foreign language entertainment, movies and news channels, live and over the internet, OnPrime TV is set to be the go-to streaming choice for expatriates living within Europe.

TV1000 Russian Kino, Russia’s most popular Russian movie channel, will stream in the Sky Russian TV  pack, bringing the best  Russian movies from arthouse to the latest blockbuster and Soviet Classics,  including Soulless 2 (2015), Friday (2016) and Wolves and Sheep (2016) to a whole new audience.

All packs offer a free trial of the service, and then range in price from £8.99 to £17.99 a month with no long-term contract required. OnPrime TV can currently be accessed by downloading the app via the app store on Apple TV4, or searching for OnPrime TV on Apple TV3.

Emma Jones, Viasat World Vice President Commercial Affairs said “We are delighted to be part of  the OnPrime TV offering and are eager to bring the best Russian movies  to new audiences across multiple territories and devices. TV1000 Russian Kino is our most popular channel both in Russia and abroad and we are excited to welcome our new viewers in Germany,Italy and the UK.”

“OnPrime TV fills the gap in the market for high-quality foreign entertainment available to non-European expatriate communities living in Europe,” said Rajeev Raman, Vice President, Strategy and Product Management, SP Applications and Platforms, Cisco.

OnPrime TV Channel Packs include:

·     Sky Russian pack: THT, Bestseller, Moolt, Planeta HD, 1+1 International, CTC International, Domashniy, Peretz, TV1000 Russian Kino

o     In UK and Italy, pack also includes Channel One Russia, Carousel, Vremya, Dom Kino, Muzika Pervogo,

·     Sky Arabic pack: Rotana Aflam, Rotana Cinema, LBC, Rotana Clip, Rotana Mousica, Rotana Classic, Rotana Khalijia

·     Sky South Asian pack: Sony Entertainment TV Asia, Sony Max, Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Punjabi, B4U

o     In Germany and Italy, pack also includes Star Plus, Star Life Ok, Star Gold

o     Star TV pack available separately in UK with Star Plus, Star Life Ok, Star Gold

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