TV and New Media

Futbol TV Channel

Further development and expansion of the media group with the main general-interest channel - Ukraina - and a number of regional and dedicated channels is one of priorities in the SCM Group's media business.

November 2008 saw a launch of Futbol TV Channel - the first national TV channel in Ukraine dedicated to football only. Regional TV channel, Donbass, started broadcasting on 9 November 2009. In March 2011 the media group launched Futbol +, a thematic TV channel airing foreign football championships and Cup tournaments. A video content Internet service was launched in May 2012. In February 2012 NLO TV - a TV channel for youth audience - started broadcasting in digital (T2) and cable networks.

On November 18, 2013 Ukraina Media Group set up a new Regional Media Group comprising the three biggest TV channels in Ukraine's east: Donbass (broadcasting in Donetsk, Lugansk, Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporozhye Oblasts), 34 (Dnepropetrovsk Oblast) and Sigma (Mariupol, Donetsk Oblast). The channels cover Donetsk, Lugansk, Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporozhye Oblasts and broadcast for 9.5 m people.

Futbol and Futbol+ TV channels were renamed Futbol 1 and Futbol 2 on 30 November 2013.

Indigo TV - a modern life style TV channel for trend-setting urban audience - commenced broadcasting in autumn 2014.

Last updated: 29.09.2016