Elisa assumed top spot in Estonia’s pay-TV market last summer and ended the year with 202,500 customers receiving its services.
Meelis Anton, head of Levira’s network services, has become a member of the company’s board of directors.
The Estonian digital services provider Levira had consolidated revenues of nearly €10.9 million in 2017, while its EBITDA increased by 20 per cent to €3.6 million.
Estonia is joining Ireland and the Netherlands as possible contenders to take on international channel distribution after Brexit.
The Estonian digital services provider Levira will target international TV broadcasters who need to acquire operating licences for the EU market once Brexit will take effect and UK-based licences will become void.
Levira has appointed Melika Kiilmaa as its head and Taavi Tapner its finance director, effective January 15 and February 1 respectively.
Elisa’s Estonian operation Elisa Eesti gained almost 47,000 new customers in 2017.
All Media Baltics will distribute its TV services to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia via satellite from Astra’s 5 degrees East slot.
Estonia’s government has expressed support for a plan to hold a public tender for building the last mile of a high-speed internet network.
Elisa’s Estonian operation had one of the most successful quarters in its history in Q3, according to Sami Seppyanen, the company’s chairman of the board.