The Latvian incumbent Lattelecom will gradually start rebranding its Interactive TV service Helio iTV from the end of this month.
Telia has appointed Kennet Radne as its country manager in Latvia, with responsibilities for Telia Latvia, LMT and Lattelecom and collaboration with the Latvian government.
One in two Latvian viewers watches online content or satellite TV illegally.
All Media Baltics will distribute its TV services to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia via satellite from Astra’s 5 degrees East slot.
The Latvian telco LMT has deployed a solution from Broadpeak to support its new live, on demand and catch-up TV services.
The Latvian cable operator Baltcom has launched a new interactive TV platform.
SmartLabs has successfully updated the IPTV platform operated by Latvia’s Baltcom.
Latvia’s state police have so far launched seven criminal trials against illegal providers of TV services this year.
Latvia’s second largest telecommunications company Baltcom grew its interactive TV customer base by 50% last year.
The BBC working to establish a partnership with a Latvian broadcaster to carry its TV news bulletin.