The Riga District Court has rejected a claim by the Latvian Performers and Producers Association (LaIPA) against Izzi, one of the country’s leading cable operators.
The Latvian Performers and Producers Association (LaIPA) have decided to take legal action against Izzi, one of the country’s leading cable operators.
The Latvian cable operator Izzi has announced the successful implementation of its 2011-year plan, which included the construction of 30% of its new fibre-optic network.
The Latvian cable operator Izzi has criticised tabled amendments to the country’s Electronic Communications related to the distribution of regional and local TV channels.
The Latvian cable operator Izzi has criticised plans to give LNT and TV3, the country’s two leading commercial broadcasters, the right to charge a fee for their distribution on cable networks.
The Latvian cable operator IZZI plans to invest €10 million by the end of this year on upgrading its infrastructure and developing new services.
The proposed merger of Latvia’s two leading cable operators Baltkom and Izzi now looks unlikely to happen.
Cable is the most favoured method of viewing TV signals in Latvia, according a study undertaken by IZZI, the country’s second largest operator.
The Latvian cable operator Izzi has announced that its digital TV subscriber total has increased by 24% since the start of the year.
A proposed merger of the two leading Latvian cable operators Baltkom and Izzi is about to be scrutinised by the country’s Competition Council (CC).