Ukraine Today


News brief: Hackers target Ukraine Today

Hackers have taken down the website of the Ukraine Today news channel. The channel said yesterday that its site had come under a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) targeting its host servers in Ukraine. The result, Ukraine Today said, was that its site unavailable in several international territories. The news channel noted it and […]

10 channels launch on Virgin Media

Virgin Media is adding 10 international channels to its UK platform, including a Pakistani drama network and a Nollywood movies net. The telco is pushing into international channel distributon, and already offers international network such as Zee TV, Star Plus, Sony Max and Al Jazeera Arabic. Pakistani channel HUM Europe will offer a range of […]

Ukraine’s 1+1 preps international news channel

Ukrainian free-to-air broadcaster 1+1 is testing Ukraine Today, an international news channel, ahead of launching it on free-to-air satellite at the end of next month. At launch the channel will be programmed in English, but 1+1 said there are plans to add a Russian-language version “in the course of time”. 1+1 has led calls for […]