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Latvia - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

  • Published: September 2014
  • Region: Latvia
  • 43 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

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Latvia's LMT expands LTE network coverage to 50% of the population

BuddeComm's publication, Latvia - Telecoms, IP Networks and Digital Media and Forecasts, provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecoms market in on one the more progressive Baltic countries. It incorporates the regulator's market data to 2013 as well as a number of public consultations, telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2014, and market developments into 2014. The report provides an overview of the telecoms market including the mobile voice and data, broadband and digital media sectors.
Latvia's telecom market has been shaped by the EU's 2002 regulatory policies and the revised 2009 New Regulatory Framework. The country is as also a member of the Economic and Monetary Union of the . At the beginning of 2014 Latvia became the 18th country to adopt the euro as its national currency. The former currency, the Lat, had joined the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II) in May 2005. Latvia is also a candidate country to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD.
Although Latvia's economy showed considerable growth following independence from Russia, READ MORE >

1. Executive summary
2. Key statistics
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Overview of Latvia's telecom market
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Background
4.1.1 Revised NFR
4.2 Regulatory authority
4.2.1 Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
4.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Latvia
4.3.1 Privatisation
4.3.2 Interconnect
4.3.3 Access
4.3.4 Carrier selection (CS) and Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
4.3.5 Number Portability (NP)
5. Major network operators in Latvia
5.1 Overview of operators
5.2 Lattelecom
5.3 Norby Telecom
6. Telecommunications infrastructure
6.1 National telecom network
6.2 Telecoms and IT
7. Internet market
7.1 Overview
8. Digital economy/digital media
8.1 Latvia's emerging internet society
8.2 e-government
8.3 E-education
8.4 E-health
9. Broadband market
9.1 Overview
9.1.1 Government support
9.1.2 Broadband statistics
9.2 Cable modems
9.3 Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
9.3.1 ADSL2+
9.4 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) networks
9.5 Wireless broadband
9.5.1 WiMAX
9.5.2 WiFi
9.5.3 Mobile broadband
10. Overview of broadcasting market
11. Digital TV
11.1 Broadband TV (IPTV)
11.2 Cable TV (CATV)
11.2.1 Baltkom
11.2.2 Izzi
11.3 Satellite-based digital pay TV
11.4 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
12. Mobile communications
12.1 Overview of Latvia's mobile market
12.1.1 Mobile statistics
12.2 Regulatory issues
12.2.1 CDMA licence awarded
12.2.2 900MHz spectrum
12.2.3 2.3GHz spectrum
12.2.4 2.6GHz spectrum
12.3 700MHz spectrum
12.3.1 Third Generation (3G) licences
12.3.2 EU roaming tariffs
12.3.3 Mobile Termination Rates (MTR)
12.3.4 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
12.4 Mobile technologies
12.4.1 Digital
12.4.2 3G mobile
12.5 Major mobile operators
12.5.1 Latvia Mobilais Telefons (LMT)
12.5.2 Tele2 Latvia
12.5.3 Telekom Baltija/Triatel
12.5.4 Bité
12.5.5 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
12.6 Mobile voice services
12.6.1 Prepaid cards
12.7 Mobile data services
12.7.1 Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
12.7.2 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
12.7.3 Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
12.7.4 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
12.7.5 Broadband wireless data service (1x EV-DO)
12.7.6 Mobile TV
12.8 Mobile content and applications
12.8.1 QR code readers
13. Forecasts
13.1 Forecasts broadband subscribers 2010-2013; 2020
13.1.1 Scenario 1 higher broadband subscriber growth
13.1.2 Scenario 2 lower broadband subscriber growth
13.2 Notes on scenario forecasts
14. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics Latvia 2014 (e)
Table 2 Telephone network statistics 2014
Table 3 Internet user statistics 2014 (e)
Table 4 Broadband statistics 2014 (e)
Table 5 Mobile statistics 2014 (e)
Table 6 National telecommunications authority
Table 7 Telecom market revenue 2005 - 2014
Table 8 Lattelecom financial data 2001 - 2013
Table 9 Lattelecom fixed lines in service and teledensity 1999 - 2013
Table 10 International bandwidth 2008 - 2013
Table 11 Proportion of population making online purchases 2005 - 2013
Table 12 Uptake of e-government services by businesses 2004 - 2012
Table 13 Uptake of e-government services by individuals 2004 - 2012
Table 14 Proportion of connections by broadband data speed/operator 2013
Table 15 Historic - Internet users and penetration rate 1999 - 2004
Table 16 Internet users and penetration rate 2005 - 2014
Table 17 Fixed-line broadband subscribers and penetration rate 2001 - 2015
Table 18 Broadband subscribers by technology 2009 - 2013
Table 19 Lattelecom fixed-line broadband subscribers 2002 - 2012
Table 20 DSL subscribers 2001- 2015
Table 21 Wireless broadband subscribers and penetration 2007 - 2013
Table 22 Active mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2013
Table 23 Lattelecom IPTV subscribers 2007 - 2012
Table 24 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration 1999 - 2004
Table 25 Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2015
Table 26 2.6GHz spectrum auction results January 2012
Table 27 700MHz spectrum auction results 2013
Table 28 European roaming charges 2007 - 2014
Table 29 European SMS roaming charges ( cents) 2012 - 2014
Table 30 European data roaming charges ( cents) 2012 - 2014
Table 31 Cumulative mobile numbers ported 2007 - 2011
Table 32 LMT mobile subscribers 2006 - 2014
Table 33 LMT mobile ARPU (LVL) 2006 - 2012
Table 34 LMT mobile ARPU () 2012 - 2014
Table 35 LMT financial data 2008 - 2014
Table 36 Tele2 mobile financial data 2008 - 2014
Table 37 Tele2 subscribers 2008 - 2014
Table 38 Bité financial data 2012 - 2014
Table 39 Bité subscribers 2013
Table 40 LMT prepaid subscribers 2002 - 2014
Table 41 Forecast broadband subscribers higher market growth scenario 2010 2012; 2015; 2020
Table 42 Forecast broadband subscribers lower market growth scenario 2010 2012; 2015; 2020
Chart 1 Lattelecom financial data 2001 - 2013
Chart 2 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2003 - 2013
Chart 3 Internet users and penetration rate 2002 - 2014
Chart 4 Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2015
Chart 5 LMT mobile financial data 2008 - 2014
Chart 6 Tele2 mobile financial data 2008 - 2014
Chart 7 LMT prepaid subscribers 2002 - 2014
Exhibit 1 EU regulatory framework for communications
Exhibit 2 Overview of access, the local loop and unbundling
Exhibit 3 Overview of Carrier Selection and Carrier PreSelection
Exhibit 4 Number portability defined
Exhibit 5 The Economist Intelligence Unit annual e-readiness criteria

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