The trends in digital switchover of Russia and other CIS countriespurchase PDF
Authors: Andrei Richter
multiplex,television,digital television,licensing,media law,Russia,South Caucasus,Central Asia
This review examines the most recent developments in the regulation of licensing and of the line-up of digital television, as well as related policies in post-Soviet countries.The article has two parts. Part One covers recent developments in Russia’s switchover policies, while Part Two contains an assessment of some worrying trends emerging across both Russia and the other Commonwealth of Independent States countries. It points to a possible new broadcasting landscape designed by the authorities in the process of switchover.