ⓘ Television in Latvia

                                     

ⓘ Television in Latvia

Television in Latvia was first tested in 1937 and introduced in 1954. Latvia was the first country in the Baltic States which started broadcasting. First regular broadcasting on Latvian Television was started on 6 November 1954. Since 1991, first private television studios started broadcasting. Color television started in 1974. Digital television was started testing in May 2002 and all terrestrial analogue stations stopped broadcasting on 1 June 2010 after introducing it.

Most of the non-Latvian television programs are dubbed, some are subtitled, but some are both dubbed and subtitled. This is a list of television channels that broadcast for a Latvian language audience.

                                     

1. Local / regional TV stations

  • Kurzemes TV – only in Ventspils
  • LRT – Latgalian Regional Television only in Latgalia
  • OTV Ogres TV – only in Ogre
  • TV Viļāni – only in Viļāni
  • Lemon TV – Cable TV Latvia, DVB-T – only in Vidzeme area
  • LRT+ – cable TV, only in Daugavpils
  • TV Kurzeme – only in Liepāja
  • Valmieras TV – only in Valmiera
  • VTV Vidzemes TV – only in Vidzeme