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Disney Channel granted Russian cable license.

Posted: 01 Apr 2010

"Disney Channel moved closer to a launch Wednesday in Russia when the official federal agency for telecommunications granted the company a five-year cable TV license. Tailored to local family auds net is due to bow later this year, Disney Russia said. ... Disney tried to launch Disney Channel Russia as a terrestrial TV web last year in association with local company Media One Holdings. But the application was rejected by Russian authorities." Nick Holdsworth, Variety, 31 March 2010.

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