RT EXPANDS REACH TO 700 MILLION VIEWERS WORLDWIDE
MOSCOW, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 – RT, the Moscow-based multilingual television news network, is now available around the clock to 700 million viewers in more than 100 countries around the globe.
RT family includes the flagship English-language news channel, which just received its third International Emmy nomination, as well as RT Arabic, RT Spanish and RT America news channels, and documentary channel RTDoc in English and Russian.
The network has added more than 40 million viewers to its potential audience in the first half of 2014. Major expansion of RT Spanish in Latin America contributed significantly to this growth.
In Latin America, RT Spanish is now offered by more than 500 cable operators. Presence in the cable grids of Peru, Colombia, Venezuela and Mexico was especially increased.In March of 2014 RT Spanish was named the Best Television Channel, Informational Resource and Multimedia Platform by the Mexican Press Club, in what is one of the most prestigious journalism awards in Latin America. RT soon will join Argentina’s national TV grid, thanks to the broadcasting deal that was signed at the end of recent Russian-Argentine talks.