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Izvestia TV channel now available to Rostelecom users

Starting from September 18, the TV channel's potential audience increased by another 3.2 million subscribers. Now the 24/7 information resource is available to residents of Moscow as the 34th channel of Rostelecom (Button 26). Izvestia TV channel, which broadcasts 24/7, shows news programs every 15 minutes. Izvestia had previously been launched on Tricolor satellite TV platform (the potential audience is 11.6 million subscribers).

Content for the channel is produced by MIC Izvestia comprising the services of REN TV and Channel 5, as well as by the journalists of Izvestia newspaper.


MIC Izvestia is Russia's first private multimedia information center uniting the editorial and technological capabilities of the news services of the channels REN TV and Channel 5, and Izvestia newspaper. MIC Izvestia is a multi-purpose platform for generating content of different formats (TV, print, and online). The team of the joint editorial office comprises more than 1,500 people. MIC Izvestia also includes a new web portal combining the capabilities of a 24-hour news TV channel and a socio-political newspaper. The editorial staff of the portal simultaneously transmit information in several different formats.