Latvia


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.

Viasat extends Hockey deal

Modern Times Group’s pay TV arm Viasat Broadcasting has extended the exclusive pay TV broadcast rights and acquired online rights for the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Viasat has also acquired the exclusive free TV rights for Latvia, from the start of the 2012-2013 season and until the end of 2014-2015 […]

Lattelecom adds High TV 3D

Latvian telco Lattelecom has added 3D channel High TV to its programming line-up. The addition of the channel follows the launch of 3D on-demand movies earlier this year. Lattelecom TV director Inga Alik said High TV would be offered on a trial basis initially. The channel is available to customers with an internet connection of […]

Lattelecom lets customers create channel packages

Latvian telco Lattelecom is launching a service that lets subscribers customise their TV packages. Customers that take the basic package will be able to add between one and eight additional channels to it. They can choose from the Travel Channel, BBC World, Nat Geo Wild, JimJam, Dom Kino, TV XXI, Nauka 2.0 and Dance Trippin. […]

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 […]

Lattelecom launches regional channel

Latvian telco Lattelecom has added a new channel, Re:TV, to its TV offering. The channel offers news and coverage of cultural events from local and regional broadcasters. The launch follows a survey that showed the majority of TV households wanted more regional TV coverage. Re:TV is available in Lattelecom’s Basic package.

Lattelecom launches 3D movie service

Latvian telco Lattelecom has launched a 3D movie service. Movies including Step Up, and Resident Evil: Afterlife are available 3D on-demand for LTV2.10 (€3) per title for 24 hours. Initially the movies are available in their original language but Lattelecom said it planned to offer Latvian and Russian language tracks in the future. The VOD […]

Lattelecom adds CTC Baltics

Latvian IPTV provider Lattelecom has added the Russian-language CTC Baltics channel to its movies and entertainment package line-up. Separately, Lattelecom is adding multiple language soundtracks to the LTV1 channel on its digital platform. Viewers will be able to opt between Russian, English, French and German as well as Latvian.

Viasat Motor makes Baltic debut

MTG-backed commercial broadcaster Viasat has launched its pay-channel Viasat Motor in the Baltic region. The channel has secured rights for various motor events, including Formula1, Moto GP, and Nascar. It joins Viasat’s other channels for the Baltic region that include Viasat Sport Baltic, Viasat Golf and Viasat Premier League HD. Viasat Motor SD will be […]

Lattelecom adds CTC Baltics

Latvia IPTV and digital-terrestrial TV provider Lattelecom has added Russian channel CTC Baltics to its programming line-up. The channel airs a mix of comedy shows, soap operas and family-oriented content.