Lithuanian pubcaster names new CEO

Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT has named Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė as its new CEO. Garbačiauskaitė-Budriené was appointed by the LRT Council for a five-year term from a field of 11 candidates. She replaces Audrius Siaurusevičius, who has headed the broadcaster for two consecutive terms and reportedly had wanted to continue in his role. Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė, a journalist, was […]

EBU concerned about political pressure on Lithuanian pubcaster

European public broadcasters’ organisation the EBU has expressed concern about political pressure being exerted on Lithuanian pubcaster LRT. The EBU highlighted the creation of an ad hoc investative commission by the Lithuanian parliament to look into the management, finances and economic activities of the broadcaster, which the EBU said was placing “an excessive burden” on […]

Teo adds new HD service

Lithuanian IPTV operator Teo has added national channel LRT HD to its line-up. Teo’s smart TV platform now carries seven HD channels – LRT HD, NBA HD TV, iConcerts HD, Eurosport HD, Discovery HD Showcase, National Geographic Channel HD, History HD and 3D channel 3flow. This year, the semi-finals and the Final of the Eurovision […]