Latvia


TV3 Group wins Liga Endesa rights for Baltics

Baltic media outfit TV3 Group has struck a partnership with the Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto (acb) commonly known as the Liga Endesa, for an exclusive multiyear broadcast partnership in the Baltics. Basketball fans in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will be able to watch live broadcasts from the Supercopa and acb season via the TV3 […]

NENT Group adds new football rights to Baltic Viaplay offering

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has struck a new agreement with UEFA to make the Viaplay streaming service the exclusive home of UEFA Euro and FIFA World Cup qualifying matches and the UEFA Nations League in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from 2022 to 2028, in addition to the UEFA Euro 2024 and UEFA Euro 2028 […]

Megogo takes discovery+ to Latvia following 13-market partnership deal

Ukrainian and Russian streaming service Megogo has added discovery+ to its line-up of offerings for subscribers in Latvia. Starting this month, all Megogo subscribers in Latvia have access to discovery+. The move follows a strategic partnership concluded between Discovery and the OTT service in December, covering 13 markets in eastern Europe and Asia. discovery+ will […]

TV3 Group secures exclusive Disney deal for Baltics

Baltic media outfit TV3 Group has struck a deal with The Walt Disney Company Nordic and Baltic whereby TV3 Group’s OTT service Go3 and its pay TV channel TV3 Film will have exclusive first-pay window for the latest Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm movies and the full 20th Century Studios slate across the Baltic region. Starting […]

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 […]

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 […]

SPI/FilmBox expands deal with Latvia’s Balticom

SPI/FilmBox has expanded its channel distribution agreement with Latvian cable operator Balticom. In addition to FilmBox Baltic, FilmBox Arthouse, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, DocuBox, Erox, and Gametoon, Balticom subscribers will have now access to FunBox UHD. Balticom is the first telecommunications provider in Latvia that has officially launched UHD TV channels, and the expanded partnership with SPI/FilmBox gives its subscribers […]

Lattelecom becomes Tet

Latvian telecom operator Lattelecom has changed its name to Tet, which will serve as the company’s brand for all activities going forwards. WiFi networks will adopt the Tet name from tomorrow, while the group’s retail stores will be rebadged in the course of the month. Lattelecom said that Tet would serve as the groups’ brand […]

Baltcom introduces new Russian package

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has introduced a new Russian-language channel package for €4.99 a month. The Pirmā Baltijas Paka package contains 25 channels covering genres including movies and series, live sports, kids and lifestyle channels. Baltcom said the offering was aimed at a broad audience and met growing demand for a range of quality content aimed at […]

LMT taps Harmonic for live OTT encoding

Latvian mobile operator LMT has deployed Harmonic’s EyeQ content-aware encoding solution for its live OTT service, which is delivered to TVs via 4G set-top boxes. Harmonic said that by using its EyeQ technology, LMT can deliver a consistent video experience for live channels to TVs with up to a 40% reduction in bandwidth – without […]

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