The winner of the competition would acquire the right to provide the content of paid TV programs for broadcasting from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2026. Tet will also provide a wide range of additional services and customer service throughout Latvia.
The Ministry said that the “Tet” offer provides for the quality content of television programs with the possibility to select a range of programs in line with the interests of customers, included in thematic packages, to offer customers the equipment necessary for the use of the paid TV service and to provide quality customer service throughout Latvia. In addition, cooperation with broadcasting organizations will be developed in order to ensure the selection of audio languages and subtitles in Latvian for as many television programs as possible.
The digital broadcasting of paid television programs in accordance with the Electronic Media Law shall be provided to the State stock company “Latvian State Radio and Television Centre” (LVRTC). Since 2014, LVRTC provides free broadcasting of TV channels LTV1, LTV7, "Re:TV", "Rīga TV24" and "Sportacentrs".