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Latvia

Latvia Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media several national and regional commercial TV stations are foreign-owned, 2 national TV stations are publicly owned; system supplemented by privately owned regional and local TV stations; cable and satellite multi-channel TV services with domestic and foreign broadcasts available; publicly owned broadcaster operates 4 radio networks with dozens of stations throughout the country; dozens of private broadcasters also operate radio stations 2007
Households with television 98% 2005 4th out of 14
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 237.52 2012 35th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 744.46 2013 37th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 517.11 2007 32nd out of 149
Internet users 1.5 million 2010 30th out of 45
News Agencies > List of news agencies

LETA - English-language pages

BNS (Baltic News Service)

Delfi - news portal, in Latvian and Russian


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2013
Personal computers > Per capita 216.62 per 1,000 people 2004 35th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Latvian Radio - public; four national networks

Radio SWH - commercial

Star FM - commercial


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 103.38 2012 100th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 981.06 per 1,000 people 2007 42nd out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Latvian Television (LTV) - public, operates LTV1 and LTV7

Latvian Independent Television (LNT) - main terrestrial commercial TV

TV3 Latvia - commercial


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 497.96 per 1,000 people 1997 21st out of 178
Televisions 1.22 million 2003 75th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 524.65 2003 19th out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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