Estonia


Telia sees improvement in TV performance

Nordic telco Telia saw an improvement in its TV performance in the third quarter, with a return to subscriber growth and a reduced rate of decline in advertising sales. “We continue to see improved demand for our free-to-air content in both Sweden and Finland. As a consequence, advertising revenues went from a 31 percent decline […]

Nordic Entertainment takes Viaplay to Baltics

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is rolling out its Viaplay streamer into the Baltics and is planning to stock the service with local commissions from the region. The SVOD will be launched in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the first quarter of 2021, offering viewers originals, films and series, kids’ content and live sports. The […]

Elisa to launch HD over-the-air in Estonia

Finnish service provider Elisa’s Estonian arm is to start broadcasting digital-terrestrial channels in HD as part of its Elisa Klassik offering. Elisa has teamed up with local transmission services provider Levira to launch over-the-air HD channels, kicking off with broadcasts from the. Tallinn TV tower and Kristiine transmitter sites, andat the Haapsalue and Pehka transmitters […]

All Media Baltics taps Atende for new OTT TV platform

All Media Baltics, the Providence Equity Partners-backed outfit that took control of Modern Times Group’s assets in the Baltic states in 2017, is to launch an OTT TV offering and has tapped  Atende Software to provide its redGalaxy platform for it. The new service will be available across Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and will offer […]

Levira forecasts jump in growth as it targets Brexit market

Estonian media services group Levira is forcecasting 10% growth in sales and a 30% jump in profits as it seeks to expand the range of services it offers and add new customers including, potentially, broadcasters seeking refuge from challenges raised by Brexit. Levira posted revenues of €10.1 million and EBITDA of €2.2 million for 2018. […]

Levira and Estonia target post-Brexit broadcaster market again

Estonia based digital services provider Levira is involved in a further drive to promote the country as a new home for UK-based broadcasters in the post-Brexit era. Levira is highlighting opportunities in Estonia to international broadcasters at a seminar in London today. The event is a follow-up of a seminar that was held a year […]

Get acquisition and Swedish city networks boost Telia TV numbers

Nordic telecom operator Telia’s TV base was boosted by the acquisition of Get in Norway last year, adding some 504,000 subscribers to its TV total, but the group also saw TV numbers grow in all markets except Denmark and Lithuania. In its home market of Sweden, Telia’s TV base increased to 865,000, up from 841,000 […]

TV proves bright spot in weak quarter for Telia

Nordic telco Telia missed its fourth-quarter earnings expectations thanks to weakness in its home Swedish market, but TV proved to be a bright spot in the company’s operational performance in its domestic market, with an uplift of 8.6% in its year-on-year TV numbers to 866,000, compared with flat year-on-year broadband and mobile subscriptions and a […]

Telia Estonia taps Ateme for OTT TV

Telia Estonia has tapped Ateme to provide the technology for its new OTT TV service. Telia Estonia will use Ateme’s Titan technology to compress and package its OTT offering, enabling it to extend the reach of HD services throughout the country. According to Ateme, its Stream algorithms will enable Telia to extend the reach of […]

New name for Viasat Sport Baltic channel

All Media Baltics, the Providence Equity Partners-backed outfit that took control of Modern Times Group’s assets in the Baltic states last year, has rebranded the Viasat Sport Baltic premium sports channel as TVPlay Sports. The company has said that it will continue the strategy of Viasat Sport Baltic to be the market leader for premium […]

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