There were over a hundred contenders from twenty countries competing for this European award in nine nominations. The jury of the contest has selected the best satellite channels based on the criteria of quality, innovations, and technical standards of programming. In the Cinema nomination, Yuri Prokhorov, RSCC General Director, presented the award to Cinema Club Channel (NTV+).
The annual Eutelsat TV Awards is a unique event of the global TV industry, intended for identifying and recognizing quality, innovations, and technical standards in satellite TV.
The international jury included experts from Poland, France, Russia, Italy, Germany, Turkey, and the UK. This year their task was to select the best projects from over 100 TV channels in 20 countries, including Russia. In the Cinema nomination the award was given to Cinema Club Channel (Russia).
Yuri Prokhorov, RSCC General Director, presented the award to the NTV+ Company. RSCC is Eutelsat’s strategic partner in the satellite broadcasting market of Russia.
A special Eutelsat TV Award, For Personal Contribution to Russian TV, was given to Eduard Sagalaev, a Russian TV veteran and President of the National Association of TV and Radio Broadcasters.