Andrey Kolodyuk

SVOD players ‘must drop prices to compete in CEE’

In order to succeed in Central and Eastern Europe, SVOD operators need to reduce the price of their services to US$3-US$5, according to the founder of CIS-based OTT TV provider Divan.TV. Speaking at the Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe conference in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday, Andrey Kolodyuk said that subscription video-on-demand players should also focus […]

Netflix doesn’t scare local CEE players

Netflix is unlikely to make significant headway in most markets in central and Eastern Europe without making significant and probably uneconomic investments in local content, according to industry sources. Despite the global SVOD player’s decision to localise its service in Poland, there is still a lot of scepticism about the viability of the service in […]