Teo adds Baltic Channel One to DTT line-up in place of Ren TV

Lithuanian service provider Teo is to add Russian-language channel Baltic Channel One (PBK) to the line up of its digital-terrestrial TV service, Skaitmeninė Gala, in place of another Russian channel, Ren TV. The move follows approval of a licence to broadcast Baltic Channel One from the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission. Subscribers to Teo’s IPTV […]

Teo to boost DSL speeds

Lithuanian service provider Teo is to increase the speed of its DSL-based internet services by one and a half to two times from the beginning of next month. The operator will double the speed of its Zebra internet services for no additional charge across its Bazinis plius, Startas, and Para packages, while subscribers to the […]

Lithuania’s TEO appoints food packaging exec as general manager

Lithuanian service provider TEO has appointed Tetra Pak executive Kęstutis Šliužas as its next general manager.  Šliužas is due to take up his role on November 1 following a long stint at the food processing and packaging firm, which he joined in 1996. From January 2011 Šliužas was Managing Director of Tetra Pak Ukraine, prior to […]

Lithuania’s Teo latest to participate in Viramundo day-and-date trial

Lithuanian service provider Teo is today taking part in a day-and-date video-on-demand release experiment initiated by European film-makers to promote new distribution models. The documentary film Viramundo will be released in Lithuanian cinemas and on the Gala TV VOD service simultaneously. Viramundo is a documentary about the journey of Gilberto Gil, a music legend and […]

Teo allows subscribers to create own TV packages

Lithuanian service provider Teo is allowing TV subscribers to create their own packages, with the option to choose any  six of the 27 channels currently available in the operaror’s current Gala TV extra packages. Subscribers to the basic Gala TV package of over 50 channels will be able to select their favourite channels from a […]

Teo looks to 3D boost as IPTV base grows

Lithuanian service provider Teo is looking to boost the popularity of its IPTV service with the launch of wildlife and extreme sports 3D channel 3flow and basketball channel NBA TV HD. The latest additions follow an offer last month to customers to acquire both TVs and tablet computers via monthly fees. Teo added 15,200 TV […]

Teo CEO Šikšta to leave company

Arūnas Šikšta, the CEO of Lithuanian service provider Teo, is to leave the company. Šikšta, who has led Teo since 2004, will be replaced on an interim basis by chief financial officer Giedrius Vegys. Antanas Poška, currently director of Teo’s accounting department, will temporarily act as chief financial officer. “Teo proved its success for many […]

Lithuania to revamp digital-terrestrial frequency plan

Lithuania plans to revamp its digital-terrestrial frequency plan this year following the completion of digital switchover in 2012. Frequencies will be changed in the western part of the country in February, followed by the western, north-eastern and south-western regions in March and the rest of the country in June. The changes are designed to allow […]

Teo names new chief sales officer

Lithuanian service provider Teo has named Edis Kasperavičius as chief sales officer. Kasperavičius, who was previously director of human resources at the telco, replaces Darius Gudačiauskas, who has decided to leave the company. “I, on my own behalf and on behalf of Teo shareholders, express gratitude to Darius for the successful organization and development of […]

Lithuanian switchover boosts Teo TV base

Lithuanian telecom operator Teo grew its Teo TV base to 169,300 at the end of last year, up 12% year-on-year. Teo’s internet base grew by 3.7% to 385,000 over the same period. Teo, which offers TV via IPTV and digital-terrestrial platforms, said its growth was boosted by digital switchover at the end of October. TV […]