August 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p12
Country Report
This section offers news briefs concerning the economy of Lithuania as of August 2008. Political parties in the country are preparing for parliamentary elections in October. Business Monitor International stated that there is mounting concern about the economic consequences of the closure of the Ignalina nuclear power plant at the end of 2009. Wireless broadband solutions provider Alvarion has been contracted by cable-based multiplay operator Balticum TV to deploy the first IEEE 802.16e-standard WiMAX networks in the Baltic states.


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