EBU urges Latvian government to reconsider ban on Russian language content

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has urged the Latvia’s government to not enforce the recently signed government policy to ban all Russian language content on Latvian public service media by 2026. On September 28, the Latvian parliament approved the government-backed policy, ‘National Security Concept’, that states that all ‘content created by public media must only […]

Tet OTT solution launches on Hisense VIDAA platform

Latvian service provider Tet, has launched its OTT solution on VIDAA operating system powering Hisense smart TVs. The company’s à la carte OTT platform first launched in 2021 which allowed customers to personalise their TV packages and combine them with streaming services. The expansion will provide customers with more options to access their preferred content on […]

TV3 Group secures kickboxing Glory

Baltic broadcaster and streaming provider TV3 Group has struck a partnership with kickboxing organization Glory. Starting from Glory’s Collision 4 event on October 8, combat sports fans will be able to watch all live Glory events exclusively on the n Go3 streaming service and TV3 Sport channels across Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Collision 4 will […]

Latvia’s Tet eyes streaming white label market following Telia Latvija acquisition

Latvian network operator and technology company Tet has outlined plans to target the media services, streaming and OTT solutions market following its acquisition earlier this of Telia Latvija. Tet acquired 100% control of IT and media solutions provider Telia Latvija in June. Former parent Telia remains a 49.9% shareholder of Tet, with the Latvian government […]

Tet makes OTT platform available as white label product

Latvian service provider, technology and entertainment company Tet, formerly Lattelecom, is to make the technology behind its Tet+ OTT offering available as a white label platform, enabling third-party providers to use it under their own brands. The à la carte OTT platform allows customers to personalise their TV packages and combine them with streaming services. […]

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 […]

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