LVRTC since 1 January 2014 ensures broadcasting of free of charge programmes of terrestrial television.
The following programmes are available for the people free of charge:
The broadcasting of paid programmes in Latvia shall be ensured by SIA "Lattelecom", which obtained this opportunity when becoming the winner of tender competition "Provision of paid television services in terrestrial broadcasting", the results whereof have been approved by Order of the Cabinet, dated 18 June 2013.
SIA “Lattelecom” will ensure surface pay-TV broadcasting until 31 December 2021.
Television broadcasting in Latvia is monitored by the Ministry of Transport, the coordination and allocation of broadcasting frequencies shall be carried out by the VAS Elektroniskie sakari [State Joint-Stock Company ‘Electronic Communications’], while the list of national free programmes is approved by the National Electronic Mass Media Council.
Technical assistance and information regarding the service
Broadcasting maps of the terrestrial television programmes.