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Tunisia / Nessma TV resumes broadcasting after a short interruption

Tunisia’s television watchdog HAICA, (Haute Autorité Indépendante de la Communication Audiovisuelle), has decided to close the private television channel Nessma TV because it broadcast programmes without legal authorization. The police raided the channel’s offices on April 25th to seize equipment and thus force it to cease broadcasting. The Tunisian channel was asked to modify its …

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France / Increasing turnover helps INA continue growth

A statement released on April 29th announced that INA’s Board of Directors has approved the accounts and balance sheets for 2018, the fourth year of the five-year Targets and Resources Contract 2015-2019. For the third consecutive year the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel has seen its turnover increase, totalling €39.4 million, up 10% compared to 2015. …

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Italy / Rai Movie and Rai Premium merge

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In a statement released on April 15th the Italian public television company announced its film offer is being overhauled following the creation of a new channel. This new channel is part of the 2019-2021 Business Plan, validated at the beginning of March, which proposes the company show more films, as part of a wider strategic …

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Spain / RTVE closes its 2018 accounts with a positive result

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Spain’s public service television and radio has announced in a press release that its financial situation has improved. The group ended the year with a positive result of €2 million. Its revenues totalled €976 million, while its expenditures were at €974 million, 2.7% less than the budget. “By making the company’s various activities more efficient, …

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France / TV5 Monde launches its new label “TV5 Monde webcréations”

On March 15th the French channel announced the launch of its new label for the development of original and exclusive digital content. TV5 Monde webcréations will produce short, creative formats, at the same time promoting young talents. The programmes are broadcast on the channel’s digital media and on social media. Targeting 15-35 year olds, the …

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Algeria / Lotfi Chriet appointed to run EPTV

On March 26th EPTV, the Algerian public television service (Entreprise Publique de Télévision), announced the appointment of Lotfi Chriet as director general. He replaces Tewfik Khelladi, who has been at the head of EPTV since 2012. Before joining Algerian television, he had been director of National Radio, having previously worked in the president’s communication department. …

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Italy / Rai’s Board of Directors approves the business plan 2019-2021

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Chaired by Marcello Foa, Rai’s Board of Directors met on March 6th. It reviewed and approved the 2019-2021 business plan, which focuses on programme content and the needs of users, while continuing to meet its service contract obligations. Managing Director Fabrizio Salini briefed the Board of Directors and the Statutory Auditors on the outline of …

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