Baltcom bundles electricity with TV and telecom services

Latvian cable operator Baltcom is to offer bundles combining TV and telecommunication products with electricity supply. According to Baltcom, research it commissioned has shown that four fifths of Latvians would be willing to purchase their electricity supply from a telecom provider if it could offer better terms than their current supplier. Baltcom said it planned […]

Baltcom adds two HD channels

Latvian cable operator Baltcom is to add Animal Planet HD and Eurosport 2 HD to its programming line-up this week. The two channels will be available in Russian and English at no extra charge. The additions take to 12 the number of HD channels available on the service.

Baltcom strikes deal with MTG for TV3 and LNT

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has struck a deal with Modern Times Group to include the latter’s TV3 and LNT channels in its line-up. Baltcom said it would not pass on the increased cost it had to pay for the channels to its subscribers. Baltcom board member Gints Kiršteins said the company was pleased to be […]

Latvia’s Baltcom acquires eight smaller operators

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has acquired eight smaller telecom service providers. The eight companies acquired – SIA Global DVA, SIA IME PLUSS, SIA Latvijas Datoru Tīkli, SIA Lain Net, SIA Interneta pasaule, SIA IPTV, SIA Rīgas Kabeļradio and SIA Rīgas Radiotranslācija – give Baltcom an expanded presence in the Rīgā, Jūrmalā, Ogrē and Salaspilī regions […]

Baltcom adds Viasat Motor

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has added Modern Times Group’s Viasat Motor to its programming line-up. Viasat Motor, which offers coverage of motorsports including Formula 1, MotoG, Nascar, Speedway Grand Prix and F1 Powerboat, will be available as part of the Viasat Sport and Viasat Sport and Movies packages.

Management changes for Baltcom

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has named András Piller as a member of its board, charged with advising on corporate development. Piller has worked as a consultant to Baltcom over the last year. Baltcom founder Pēteris Šmidre will step back to focus on strategic long-term project development, while acting managing director Ross Newman will replace board […]