Lithuania’s Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) has confirmed the sale of MTG’s assets in the country to Bité Lietuva.
The number of subscribers receiving retransmitted TV services in Lithuania stood at 709,021 as of the end of 2016.
Telia pay-TV subscribers in Lithuania can now receive the European cinema channel Eurochannel.
Lithuania’s Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) has decided to suspend the Russian channel TVCI for one month.
The speaker of Lithuania’s parliament (Seimas) has said it is necessary to prevent hostile propaganda and illegal TV content distribution in the country.
Telia’s Lithuanian subsidiaries Teo, Omnitel and Baltic Data Center have been merged into a single company named Telia Lietuva.
The Lithuanian incumbent Teo saw its IPTV subscriber total increase by 15.8% to 191,000 in 2016.
The 24/7 HD channel Fight Sports has secured carriage on Starman in Estonia, Lattelecom in Latvia and Teo and CGates in Lithuania.
The Finnish telco Elisa is to acquire a 100% stake in Starman, the leading cable operator in the Baltic Republics, for €151 million.
Revenues from Lithuania’s audiovisual media services market amounted to €58.828 million in the first half of this year.