BBC plans to expand to Baltic market

  • 2017-04-11
  • BNS/TBT Staff

RIGA  – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is planning to team up with a Latvian media outlet to create content for the Baltic region, BNS was informed by BBC representatives.

According to the BBC, the content will be a regional television bulletin, similar to for example.

BBC is also planning on expanding its BBC Russian operation in Latvia. At the moment, the BBC has one correspondent based in Latvia.

This is a part of the BBC's expansion of its BBC World Service programming, where it is planning to create 12 new language services around the world and improve the ones already in place.

The BBC registered its branch in Latvia at the start of April.