Latvia

Bite to invest EUR10m on infrastructure this year
SPRK looks to standardise spectrum auction process
Cellcos to warn subscribers before connecting high tariff calls
Tele2 Latvia, Nokia achieve 575Mbps speeds over '5G-ready' network
LMT secures 5G-compatible spectrum
Tele2, Bite, LMT announce network improvements
SPRK extends LMT spectrum rights
Telia considers LMT/Lattelecom options after govt rejects merger proposal
SPRK revokes Baltcom 2600MHz licence, plans auction of 5G spectrum
Bite extends LTE-A coverage to 66%
Tele2 Latvia rolls out first ‘5G-ready’ base stations
SPRK consults on spectrum sale
Tele2 boosts LTE-A coverage to 70% of Latvians
SPRK extends two Tele2 licences
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
SPRK opens consultation on 3.5GHz auction; LMT planning 5G launch in 2020
Tele2 continues network expansion
Midweek M2M: IoT and machine-to-machine developments
Tele2, Vodafone announce multinational partnership
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
SPRK extends Triatel spectrum licence
Bite takes ‘first step’ towards 5G with 4.5G test
Telia planning Latvian reshuffle
Govt rejects LMT, Lattelecom merger
Bite sold by Mid Europa Partners to Providence
Tele2 reaches 90% LTE coverage in Baltic states
Tele2 Latvia boosts 4G coverage with 800MHz switch-on
Lattelecom launches rural VDSL rollout programme
Bite reports 3% decline in group revenue
Lattelecom books 7% growth in annual net profit
Tele2 expands 4G footprint in capital
Tele2 unveils new efficiency programme, plans 90% LTE coverage in Baltic
Mid Europa eyes sale of Bite
LMT launches LTE-A
Lattelecom books slight increase in turnover
LMT increases LTE network coverage
Bite Latvia subscribers exceed 500,000
Mid Europa hires Goldman Sachs for review of Bite?
Bite posts 9% decline in Q1 revenue
Latvia’s LMT extends LTE footprint to 50% of population
Bite FY group revenue slides 4.7%
Sistema looking at Latvian takeover
LMT, Lattelecom privatisation against public interest, report concludes
ZTE completes Bite transport network overhaul
Baltcom snaps up IZZI
Lattelecom rolls out 1Gbps
Latvia mulls Lattelecom, LMT merger
Baltcom inks tie-up with seven ISPs
EC accepts nine 800MHz excuses; rejects two
Lattelecom to expand fibre footprint to 58% of homes
Bite group sales up 5% on Latvia growth
Bite scraps tower sale
Bite Latvia revenue climbs 26%, Lithuania down 2%
IZZI expands IPTV to Riga
Regulator awards mobile frequencies to LMT and Bite
Baltcom Latvia acquires two regional ISPs
EC suspends SPRK’s fixed line termination rate proposal
LMT launches LTE in Liepaja
IZZI to invest EUR10m this year
Tele2 deploying Baltic LTE with NSN, upgrading 2G/3G networks
Triatel begins EV-DO Rev B2 upgrade project
IZZI hit with copyright non-payment lawsuit
TeliaSonera reaches 100,000 LTE users; prepares for upsurge this year
Lattelecom upgrades Wi-Fi access points
Latvian quartet bag 2600MHz spectrum in PUC auction
EC approves Latvian support scheme for superfast broadband infrastructure
Latvia’s PUC to consider introducing MTR cap for all mobile players
Baltcom outlines future goals as it rebrands
IZZI to spend EUR10 million this year on upgrades
LMT inaugurates commercial LTE services
Baltkom reveals two new strategic investors
Latvian government will not rush to sell Lattelecom, LMT holdings
LMT targets 2%-3% revenue growth in 2011 on the back of a solid 2010
Tele2 expanding 3G coverage via new hardware
Latvia competition watchdog gives nod to Baltkom/IZZI tie-up
Latvia’s ECO asks for explanation over Tele2’s LTE test claims
Bite Latvia completes mobile network upgrade, expansion
Lattelecom and Huawei ink fibre-optic node deal
Tele2 Latvia bags additional 2G frequencies
LMT and NEC ink Packet Transport Network agreement
Bite to upgrade mobile networks in Latvia, Lithuania
IZZI investor increases funding
Latvian trio agree to speed up number portability
Latvian government creates ‘task force’ to tackle Lattelecom matters
EC initiates legal action against Latvia over administrative charges
IZZI does it with DOCSIS 3.0
Lattelecom and Synterra establish fibre-optic link between Latvia and Russia
European Commission reiterates claim that Latvian regulator lacks independence
IPTV subscriber base soaring at Lattelecom
LMT and Lattelecom privatisation faces further delay
Lattelecom signs fibre-optic network deal with ECI
Lattelecom launching mobile internet services
Lattelecom to roll out high speed fibre network
BITE Group selects iBasis for international mobile voice carriage
Tele2 claims Latvian government can cut cost by reviewing mobile contracts
Riga approves share swap in two telcos
Lattelecom aims for 40% broadband growth
Lattelecom agreement finally reached
TeliaSonera challenges Blackstone’s bid for Lattelecom
All change for Lattelecom sell-off?
Lattelecom privatisation likely to be delayed
Bite bumps 3G speeds to 7.2Mbps
Blackstone to purchase 51% of Lattelecom
TeliaSonera to increase LMT stake; divest Lattelecom
Lattelecom selects Alcatel-Lucent’s microwave solution to extend broadband DSL to rural areas
Lattelecom and Golden Telecom announce new IP transit channel
Lattelecom management seeks private equity participation
Government gives green light to Lattelecom MBO
Bité announces 1Q results
Latvia extends deadline for selling stake in telcos
TDC to divest Bitë
Lattelecom launches WiMAX trial
Lattelecom mulls mobile market entry
LMT launches HSDPA
Bitë expands GSM coverage to 90% of population
Tele2 takes the top spot
Ericsson gets double Bite at HSDPA
Europe gets tough over telecoms regulation
Bitë Latvija delays 3G launch, papers say
TeliaSonera given permission to buy LMT, but not Lattelekom
Lattelekom and Telekom Baltija team up for rural fixed-wireless service
Vodafone signs partner agreement with Bitë Latvia
LMT gets OK for retailer acquisition
LMT launches push e-mail
Bite to launch 3G in April
Bitë expands coverage
Tele2 suspends fixed line investments
Tele2 contracts Siemens for 3G network build and 2G expansion
LMT signs 3G contract with Nokia
TeliaSonera keen to up Latvian holdings
Bitë GSM fails to convince rivals on network sharing
Bitë GSM wins auction for third GSM/UMTS licence
Bitë GSM and Alina line up for GSM/UMTS licence
Lattelekom gets new WLAN partner
Telekom Baltija contracts Nortel with a view to launching CDMA services in 2Q
TeliaSonera and the Republic bury the hatchet
LMT showcases 3G services
TeliaSonera aiming for Baltic dominance
Mobile operator receives fixed line concession