Tricolor launched a TV channel of a new format: on «Bolshoy Efir» the spectators will see live broadcast from Baikonur
The multiplatform digital media operator Tricolor launched its own TV channel of live broadcasts Bolshoy Efir. Now TV spectators will be able to observe live unique events for which there is usually no place in the viewing grid of federal TV channels.
Broadcasting of the Bolshoy Efir TV channel will begin with the broadcast from Baikonur Cosmodrome of the launch of the Soyuz-2.1а carrier rocket with the cargo spacecraft Progress MS-13. It is already on this Friday, December 6, that you can see live how flights are performed to the International space station. Tricolor’s clients will be able to observe online the docking of the «cargo ship» with the manned orbital space station that is scheduled to 9 December. For those who will miss the live broadcast, there will be repeats in the course of several days.
The Progress MS-13 ship will deliver to the station the reserves of fuel and gas, and also up to a ton and a half of various equipment and cargos. They are resource apparatus of onboard control and life support systems, devices for conduct of research experiments, sanitary and hygienic materials and medical control facilities, and also 420 liters of water in special tanks, and standard food rations. Besides, the crew will receive a new web for the running machine that allows the cosmonauts to stay fit under the weightlessness conditions. And, certainly, there will be surprises for the upcoming winter holidays.
«There are a multitude of events that don’t find their way into broadcasts of federal channels with a universal «out-of-line» formula. But we believe that it is incorrect to ignore the inquiries of the niche audience who prefer not only top-rated broadcasts. We are sure that the Bolshoy Efir TV channel will find its TV spectators in record short time», — Nikolai Orlov, deputy general manager for content policies of Tricolor comments.
«Cooperation of Roskosmos and Tricolor is aimed at making space topics popularization of broad audience. Due to the new channel Tricolor’s clients will be able to see live rocket launches from Russian cosmodromes, docking with the International space station and many others things», — the press service of the State Corporation Roskosmos remarked.
Apart from the «space odyssey», Tricolor’s clients will see on the channel Bolshoy on 7 December the live broadcast of the seventh Cup of the Union State in unarmed combat devoted to the 20th anniversary of the signing of the agreement on the creation of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. The strongest fighters from many near and far abroad countries will take part in the contest.
The Bolshoy Efir TV channel is available to all ОТТ-users on 5 devices: on TV-box1, hybrid receivers2, and also with the help of the Tricolor Kino i TV application on Smart TV (Samsung (ОС Tizen) and Sony/Philips (Android TV), smartphones and tablets (iOS, Android).
Schedule of live broadcasts of the channel Bolshoy Efir:
Launch of the carrier rocket Soyuz-2.1а with the transport cargo spacecraft Progress М-13.
The broadcast will begin on 6 December at 11:45 (Moscow time).
Cup of the Union State in unarmed combat devoted to the 20th anniversary of the signing of the agreement on the creation of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
The broadcast will begin on 7 December at 17:00 (Moscow time).
Docking of the transport cargo spacecraft «Progress М-13» with the International Space Station.
The broadcast will begin on 9 December at 13:00 (Moscow time).
1 TV-box — receiver operating via internet without a necessity to connect a satellite antenna.
2 Hybrid receiver is designed for viewing satellite and online channels.