Teo names new technology chief

Lithuanian service provider Teo has named Andrius Šemeškevičius as its new head of technology and IT. Šemeškevičius will joint the Teo management team in August and will be responsible for technology development and the management of information systems and infrasrucrture. Šemeškevičius, a graduate of Vilnius Gedimino Technikos University, previously worked for the Rimi Baltic Group […]

TeliaSonera sees TV progress

The number of TeliaSonera customers taking TV services grew to 1.446 million at the end of the first quarter, up 7.2% or 97,000 year-on-year and up 17,000 on the previous quarter. The figure represented a faster rate of growth than for broadband, where the Nordic and Baltic area telco saw growth of 5.4% year-on-year to […]

Lithuania’s Teo challenges Russian channels ruling

Lithuanian service provider Teo and 27 other TV providers have appealed a decision by the country’s radio and TV regulator to block programmes on Russian international channels NTV Mir that are not originated in the EU, EEA and countries that have ratified the Television Without Frontiers convention. The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission ordered TV […]

Lithuania’s TEO ups two execs in company restructure

Lithuanian telco TEO has upped two of its senior execs as part of a planned restructure, which is designed to improve the customer experience and will take effect in June.  Current chief marketing officer, Nerijus Ivanauskas, becomes head of the new business to consumer division. Meanwhile, director of TEO Group company Baltic Data Center (BDC), […]

Teo restructures management

Lithuanian telco and TV service provider Teo’s chief sales officer and chief financial officer are to leave the company as part of a wider organsational restructure. Chief sales officer Edis Kasperavičius was named as acting head of the sales and customer care division on Friday.  Kasperavičius will hold the new position until July, when he […]

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 […]

Teo merges TV and internet under unified brand

Lithuanian service provider Teo is mering its Gala TV and and Zebra internet brands into a new combined Teo-branded service.  On March 5 the operator will also change the user interface of its IPTV service to improve access to channels and recordings. The interface will also include a feature that allows parents to limit the […]

Teo sees IPTV growth but DTT numbers slide

Lithuanian service provider Teo’s base of IPTV subscribers grew by 12.2% last year to 172,300, according to the company. Teo’s multiscreen online TV service, Interneto.tv, saw subscriber helped boost its IPTV performance, the company said. Digital-terrestrial TV homes served by the company fell by 11.4% however, to 66,080. The overall number of pay TV subscribers […]

TEO receives IPTV boost

Lithuanian service provider TEO announced a 5.6% year-on-year increase in TV customers in the third quarter, driven by IPTV sign-ups. TEO said that at the end of September it had a total of 171,041 TV service users, up from 161,921 for the same period last year. IPTV users increased 15.2% over the period to 102,658, […]

Digital switchover gives boost to Lithuanian IPTV

Digital swtichover has given a strong boost to IPTV take-up in Lithuania, according to figures released by the country’s Communications Regulatory Authority. IPTV viewers have grown by 21% in the year since switchover, compared with an overall increase in pay TV numbers of 6.7%. IPTV is now used by 26.9% of Lithuanian households with digital […]