Tag Archives: TV

Payment of TV license fee to begin this year in Ghana

Ghana plans to enforce the collection of TV licence fees by the end of this year. The TV license fees will be equitably distributed among the state Broadcaster, GBC, the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), National Media Commission and other partners, said Omane Boamah, Minister of Communications, Ghana. The Director General of GBC, Albert Don-Chebe [...]

17 TV channels banned in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran has closed down the local offices of 17 television channels. Enemies have established 17 satellite channels in the name of Shia (Islam), said Mohammad Pour-Fallah, Irans Deputy Intelligence Minister. Last August, several TV channels were closed in a similar action over allegations of clandestine and illegal transmissions[...]

Cellcom enters Israeli TV market

Israeli mobile phone operator, Cellcom, announced the launch of its new internet television service, Cellcom TV, which includes a basic package for NIS 99 (USD 25.3) monthly for television channels and Video on Demand (VOD) services. We are entering television because there is a business model, and because we want to preserve our core business, [...]

Tunisia sees decline in the TV advertising market

The level of advertising spend in Tunisia fell 24% during the period January to August this year compared with the first eight months of 2012, according to Hassen Zargouni, CEO of SIGMA Group. Television, which accounts for almost two thirds of ad spend, saw revenues fall by almost 28%, with print down 27% and radio [...]