Lithuania - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews
Lithuania's small telecoms market is among the more developed in Eastern Europe. A number of alternative operators offer services although the incumbent TEO is still the dominant operator in the fixed-line and broadband sectors. Fixed-line subscriber numbers are in steady decline, attributed to fixed-to-mobile substitution, although fixed-line broadband services provide an incentive for consumers to retain lines. This report provides an overview of Lithuania's fixed-line communications sector. It includes a variety of statistics from the regulator and the main players, as well as an overview of regulatory developments, telecommunications network infrastructure and the incumbent operator TEO.
TeliaSonera makes bid for full ownership of TEO; Bité, Omnitel, Tele2 and TEO created JV to administer number portability database; regulator removes obligations on TEO relating to fixed access market; regulator's market data to June 2014; telcos' financial and operating data to Q3 2014; recent market developments.
Companies covered in this report include:
TEO, CSC Telecom, Telekomunikaciju grupa, Cubio, Eurocom SIP, Nacionalinis telekomunikacij tinklas, Norby Telecom.