Weekly NIN up for sale

Weekly NIN will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. According to Beta, the Serbian Privatisation Agency has decided to hold an auction for the weekly, after the deadline for interested buyers to offer bids ended on Friday, ... More

"Nova Makedonija" takeover bid is illegitimate

The Association of Printed Media in Macedonia (APM) strongly protests against illegitimate attempts by the Macedonian Government and the state-run news agency MIA to take-over the private newspaper Nova Makedonija and restore ... More

Britain's Apace Media to own 8 Bulgarian cable channels within 12 months

Accordng to Dnevnik Britain's Apace Media plc, an intellectual property and branded content company, said it is preparing to start broadcasting 2 new cable TV channels. One of the new offerings, Diema Family, will be ... More

RCS&RDS Launch Pay Per View And Video On Demand TV Services

RCS&RDS will launch Pay Per View (PPV) and Video On Demand (VOD) services, already popular in the West, that allow subscribers to purchase and view certain TV programs on demand, any time of the day. These services will first ... More

Signed Protocol on Cooperation between public RTV Service BiH and Egyptian RTV Union

Egyptian Ambassador to BiH Mohammed Nour Nusratt and Director General of the Public RTV Service BiH Drago Maric signed on Friday the Protocol on cooperation between the Egyptian RTV Union and the Public RTV Service BiH. In ... More

Macedonian information agency transformed into share holding company

The Government decided Thursday to transform the public enterprise Macedonian Information Agency - MIA into a state-owned share holding company. The Cabinet of Ministers also adopted MIA's status. The Macedonian ... More

Health channel debuts on Bulgarian cable

A health and wellbeing channel, Zdrave, is now available in Bulgaria via cable and satellite. The owners of the TV channel, United Media and Geo Advisers, plan to invest 1.5 mln levs in the undertaking this year. Zdrave is ... More

Four Investment Banks Bid To Consult On Radiocom Privatization

Four internationally reputed investments banks of the seven that were selected for financial consultancy during the privatization of SC Radiocomunicatii SA - Radiocom submitted bids as per the tender book before the deadline of ... More

Britain's Apace Media a 66% stake in Diema Vision

Britain's Apace Media plc, an intellectual property and branded content company, said it has added a further 16% to the 50% stake it already owns in private Bulgarian cable and satellite broadcaster Diema Vision. In late ... More

Electronic Media in Bulgaria to queue for licenses

All types of electronic media, including telecoms, radio and television stations and online media, will require a license to operate in Bulgaria as from next January. This is written down in the draft law on electronic ... More

Finalization of the Project

FYRMacedonia soon starts with its world's media campaign on the global television network "CNN". The Project "Macedonia at CNN", was initiated within the Economic Chamber of Macedonia and its practical finalization starts with ... More

Reader's Digest now in Slovenian

The Mladinska knjiga publishing house has joined forces with Reader's Digest to make the magazine available in the Slovenian language. The first edition of the magazine, which will normally go on sale at the beginning of each ... More

Bulgarian ad mkt seen up 20% in next 2 yrs

Bulgaria's advertising market will expand by more than 20% in each of the next 2 years, Advertising Agencies Association chief Krasimir Gergov said at the annual forum of the organisation. Domestic ad revenues totalled 112.4 mln ... More

Greek “Imako” in publishing deal with BBC subsidiary

Imako SA has forged an agreement with BBC Worldwide Ltd, a subsidiary of British Broadcasting Corporation of the United Kingdom, to publish a Greek-language version of the motoring magazine "BBC Top Gear". Publication will begin ... More

RTV Atlas has began with work

Montenegro's informational area has one more RTV house, "Atlas". From the frequention of this television and radio won't be broadcasted informational-political program, but a quality series and movie porgram, then newest trends, ... More

Foreigners Interested in Largest Slovenian Publisher

Foreigners are interested in Mladinska knjiga, the chair of Slovenia's largest publishing house, Milan Matos, told the daily Delo on Saturday, 25 February but refused to confirm or deny whether the bidder could be Italy's ... More

R. Murdoch interested in entering Serbia Media Market

The News Corporation, one of the biggest international media companies, has for several years been interested in media in Serbia and is taking part in a competition for permits for national broadcasting of TV programs. In a ... More

Carlyle Group invests in Greece

The Carlyle Group could be the fund that has invested in Alpha TV. Noted that Alpha TV in the past few weeks is undergoing major restructuring in all fields with changes in the senior management. Last Friday the Chairman, of ... More

German and British group media interested in

As a respectable publisher with experience of investment in the countries of southeast Europe, we are interested in participation in the privatization process in company "Novosti" - German Media Group WAZ announced. The interest ... More

HBO Expands to Serbia

Serbia gets its first premium movie channel next month with the launch of HBO in the market on Serbia Broadband and IKOM. Serbia Broadband is the largest national operator of cable television networks in Serbia, serving ... More