Lietuvos radijo ir televizijos centras AB (hereinafter – Telecentras) and UAB Bitė Lietuva (hereinafter – Bitė) have signed an agreement according to which Bitė acquires Telecentro’s Internet, data transmission and IPTV business, which is being developed under Mezon brand.

Bitė Lietuva’s offer was chosen because it offered the highest price, more than 20 million euros, and best met the requirements of the purchaser. The agreement has yet to be approved by the Competition Council and other market surveillance authorities.

“Telecentras is selling the Mezon business because it links its future to core activities – transmission of television and radio programs – and ...

Smart TV (IPTV) programs which are broadcasted over wireless Internet networks to major home TVs are already available in high definition, the Lithuanian Radio and Television Center (Telecentras) announced such innovation today. Back in December 2016, Telecentras was the first in Lithuania and one of the first in the world to launch broadcasting smart TV programs to home TVs over the 4G LTE mobile network. From today some programs are starting to be sent in HD qality. “All mobile operators in the country announce they streamTV and video content over 4G networks, but it must be understood that these data are mostly ...

Today a new polish TV channel TVP Wilno has been launched in Southeast Lithuania. The channel is re-broadcasted via the terrestrial television network free of charge, in an unencoded mode alongside 5 Polish TV channels broadcasted in this region since May 2018. These include the TVP INFO news channel, the TVP POLONIA entertainment channel, the TVP HISTORIA news channel, and 2 music entertainment channels NUTA.TV and POWER TV.

The new TV channel is available in Vilnius, Vilnius suburbs, Švenčionys and Šalčininkai municipalities. It can also be viewed partly in the municipal districts of Ignalina, Molėtai, Ukmergė, Širvintos, Vievis, Kaišiadorys, Elektrėnai, Trakai ...

The first meeting of the Baltic TV Tower delegations took place in Tallinn on August 1-2. The meeting discussed topical issues related to the operation and development of TV towers in Vilnius, Tallinn and Riga.

With the advent of television broadcasting and telecommunications technology, the role of the world’s tallest TV towers in the country’s radio engineering infrastructure is naturally diminishing, so the tower giants have to look for ways to restructure, develop tourism, entertainment, catering and other services.

Juri Kriisemann, Head of the TV Tower (Tallinn TV Tower), which underwent a major renovation In 2012, shared his knowledge and experience and ...

The Lithuanian Radio and Television Centre (Telecentras) and LG Electronics  have agreed on mutual cooperation aimed at introducing the hybrid broadcast broadband TV (HbbTV) intended for smart TV sets.

HbbTV connects terrestrial free-to-air TV with the Internet platform, through which consumers can reach TV multimedia libraries, archives and other online video content.  To watch hybrid television content, consumers will need smart TV sets with an active HbbTV (red button) function and the internet connection of the required speed. Consumers will be able to manage this additional content with a TV remote control, and, unlike Internet television (IPTV), it does not require ...

Today the official start of the Current Time, a US-funded Russian-language television channel, was announced.

The TV channel has until now been available only to cable TV subscribers in Lithuania and now becomes a free-to-air terrestrial service available to all TV users in the country and technically will reach 98,3 percent of citizens.  The channel will also be accessible to people living in neighboring countries within 50 kilometers from the Lithuanian border.

Launched in February 2017, Current Time, or Nastoyashchee Vremya in Russian, is produced by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in cooperation with the Voice of America (VOA) and offers fact-based news and opinions that are missing ...

Today, the Southeast Lithuania will get access to five uncoded Polish TV channels that have been officially launched via Lithuanian digital terrestrial television networks, i.e. TVP Polonia, TVP Info, TVP Historia, NUTA.TV and Power.

New Polish channels will be accessible in Vilnius, Vilnius, Švenčionys and Šalčininkai districts, including some parts of Ignalina, Anykščiai, Molėtai, Ukmergė, Jonava, Širvintos, Vievis, Kaišiadorys, Elektrėnai, Trakai, Varėna and Alytus district municipalities (see the attached map).

This retransmission project was commissioned by the Ministry of Transport and Communications and will be executed by the Lithuanian Radio and Television Centre (Telecentras).

According to Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of Lithuania, who ...

Today new radio transmitter for rebroadcasting the Russian and Belarusian-language services of the US Congress-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) was officially launched in Vilnius.

RFE/RL programs rebroadcast from Lithuania can potentially reach about 100 million people in the European part of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova. Prague-based RFE/RL is currently broadcast 10 hours a day.

Remigijus Šeris, CEO of Telecentras: the new transmitter will greatly improve the quality of retransmission

The transmitting power of the new device is set at 75 kilowatts, the same as that of the old one, but it can be increased up to 300 kilowatts if needed, Remigijus Šeris, CEO of ...

Telecentras has launched the world’s first commercial IPTV service based on the 4G fixed LTE network solution. This service will provide fast access broadband services to more households so that more people can experience high-quality video in the country.

The 4G-based IPTV service is a joint innovation by Telecentras and Chinese corporation Huawei. The two companies jointly developed IPTV, which is based on 4G customer-premises equipment (CPE) and set top boxes (STBs), as well as Video on Demand (VOD) services. LRTC offers 34 television channels and VOD services including popular content related to sports, science and technology, and commercial finance. In ...

Lithuanian state-owned JSC Lithuanian Radio and Television Centre (hereinafter Telecentre) is rapidly expanding new generation data transmission network operating on the basis of 4G LTE technology.

During 8 months of the development the company’s high-speed Internet network has covered 100 Lithuanian towns and villages. 400 base stations have already been mounted in the country’s cities, resorts, district and municipal centres and villages. On 17 August at 11:58 a.m. the Telecentre information system recorded 15000th customer who uses 4G LTE MEZON communication.

Currently Telecentre 4G LTE network covers the territory of Lithuania where 70% of the population reside.

“We can offer Internet plans of ...