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Saturday, 28.03.2015, 03:41
The Latvian State Television's (LTV) third channel in the Russian language will be created in cooperation with Estonia, and the cost of the project is similar to that of the Estonian channel. Work on the new channel's concept is continuing, and LTV will not comment on the cost of the project or the content of the channel until the concept is approved by the National Electronic Mass Media Council, cites LETA.
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Latvian State Television (LTV) will have to turn to its own resources to come up with the almost EUR 26,000 in damages it will have to pay one of its former stars, journalist/moderator/host Janis Domburs, cites LETA.
According to the market research company GfK Retail and Technology analysis, in February, 55% of all mobile phones sold in Estonia were 4G devices, LETA/Õhtuleht writes.
A new tech start-up has launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money for a service that would help waiting staff increase ever reducing cash tips. Tipit is the only mobile system that lets you to send and receive tips directly to and from a bank account, reports the founder Renate Kalnina.
Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR) announced that it chose Darya Saar as the head of its new Russian channel that will launch broadcasts in autumn, informs LETA.
The Lithuanian weekly Veidas for the fifteenth time elected Manager of the Year. In 2015, the award went to Andrius Rupsys, head of the company Ruptela UAB, informs LETA/ELTA.
On March 10, the government of Latvia approved restoring a task force, made up of the ministers of economy, transport, and finance, to tackle matters regarding the government's shares in Lattelecom and Latvijas Mobilais telefons (LMT) telecommunications companies, reports LETA.