Recapitalization of B92

The Belgrade-based Dexy Co company and B92 shareholders have signed a recapitalization agreement for B92. The recapitalization is worth 2.3 million euros, with which Dexy Co becomes a ten percent owner of the B92. The ... More

"Ekonomist magazin" to give "the best banker" award in Serbia

Magazine "Ekonomist magazin" announced that it would organize the selection of the banker of the year in Serbia for the first time in 2006. The award for "the best banker" will be given for the best business results, ethical ... More

Dogan TV Sells 25% Share to German Axel Springer AG

Turkey’s Dogan Publishing Holding (DYH) signed a partnership agreement with German newspaper publisher Axel Springer AG. DYH had previously signed a preliminary deal to sell 20 percent of its shareholding to Deutsche Bank ... More

TOP 300 list of "Ekonomist magazin"

On the top of the TOP 300 list of the most successful enterprises in Serbia in 2005, according to the realized income, represented by "Ekonomist magazin", are Petroleum Industry of Serbia (NIS), Electric Power Company of Serbia, ... More

UPC purchased Minisat

At the beginning of this month, UPC Romania bought the TV cable operator Minisat Targoviste, according to an announcement made last week in a press release. The value of the transaction was not made public but this is the most ... More

New force in Romania

Romania’s Realitatea Media Group (RMG) has outlined a strategy that could see it develop into not only the leading media company in its home market but also a key player in the wider Balkan region. Speaking to Broadband ... More

Serbian station shutdown delayed

Serbia’s Republic Broadcasting Agency (RRA) will allow stations without licences to broadcast until the end of the year. Recent changes to the Broadcast Law enable faster enforcement of the RRA’s decisions to shut ... More

“Regional economic connecting in the Balkans”

Economist media group, publisher of the Economist magazine organizes on November, 14th, 2006, in Belgrade, a conference “Regional economic connecting in the area of ex Yugoslavia – inevitable or an option” whose ... More

Bulgarian Regulator Strips BBC from Broadcast License

Bulgaria's media watchdog intends to strip BBC from its broadcasting license in Sofia. In the words of Raycho Raykov, chairman of the Council for Electronic Media (CEM), the move is prompted as the British media has stopped ... More

European Music TV The Voice Broadcast in Bulgaria

European music TV channel The Voice will start broadcasting in Bulgaria in October, making it the first country on the Balkans to bring delight to music addicts. Bulgaria is the fifth country after Norway, Sweden, Finland and ... More

IMACO to publish 'MAXIM' magazine in Turkey

Greek-listed publishing group Imaco, has struck an agreement with Vatan Imaco, of which it owns a 50% equity stake, and Dennis Publishing Ltd, to publish leading men's lifestyle magazine 'Maxim' in Turkey. The 'Maxim' magazine is ... More

Serbian businessmen buy Novosti

The daily’s director Manojlo Vukotić said 56 per cent of the Novosti stock have been sold to a group of Serbian businessmen. Vukotić’s written statement says that on Friday, September 1, the shares ... More

Bulgarian telecom watchdog halts TV frequency tenders

Bulgaria's Council on Electronic Media (CEM) has launched frequency award competitions for 6 cities but is unable to provide the potential bidders with the necessary tender documents because the telecom regulator has failed to ... More

EAR finances journalism development projects

The European Agency for Reconstruction media fund, for the development of the media sector in Serbia, is set to finance projects worth 50,000-150,000 euro. Project head Nada Josimovic explained that legal entities, public and ... More

Mens magazine FHM to debut on Bulgarian market

A Bulgarian edition of Britain's FHM men's magazine will be available on the local market from November, Dnevnik learned from Independent Publishing Group (IPG), the company licensed to offer the publication here. Other ... More

"Telecommunications in Southeast Europe” new Economist conference in September

Ekonomist Media Group has already started preparations for new conference "Telecommunications in Southeast Europe“, which will be held on September 26 and 27 in Hyatt Regency, Belgrade. The Conference on telecommunications ... More

U TV To Be Broadcast By All Cable Operators In The Country

Starting this month, the interactive music station U was introduced in the packages of all cable operators in the country and, by September this year, it is estimated that it will be watched by 2.2 million subscribers. The TV ... More

Bulgaria TV broadcasters in strife over terrestrial licences

The allocation of the 19 vacant local terrestrial TV frequencies has pitted the nation's top over-the-air broadcasters against some of the cable operators. Bulgaria's telecom and media regulators have also found themselves in ... More

LEONARDO MEDIA CENTER opened in Belgrade

In the centre of Belgrade a new multimedia media center known as LEONARDO CENTAR was inaugurated recently. In a space of 300 square metres the new center aiming at the promotion of cultural and business contacts, offers high ... More

Romania to have ten national digital radio and TV networks until 2012

Romania will benefit from two national land digital radio networks and eight national digital land TV networks, according to the plan established at the Regional Conference for Radiocommunications, held recently in Geneva. ... More