Tag Archives: Tunisia

Tunisia’s Media City to be operational by July

Tunisia is set to launch Tunis Media City- the country’s dedicated hub for satellite broadcasting and telecommunications services, by July 2014. The project aims to establish satellite links and high tech services between the TV channels of the Arab Machreq (Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Iraq) and the Arab Maghreb (the stretch of North Africa [...]

Larbi Nasra sells Tunisia’s Hannibal TV station

Tunimedia, the Tunisian media group controlled by Larbi Nasra, is reported to have sold a 90% holding in DTT and DTH channel, Hannibal TV. The majority of shares were to the Noureddine Hachicha-owned Soroubat construction group, and real estate and textiles group, Makni Group. An approximate 10% shareholding was also sold to overseas investors. Nasra, [...]

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 [...]

Telvza TV channel to launch in Tunisia

Telvza TV, a new private channel in Tunisia, will begin broadcasting its programs by the end of October on the Nilesat and Hotbird satellites. Zouhaier Ltaief, general director of the new TV channel, said Telvza TV will have a start-up team of 75 journalists composed of well- known, competent and pioneering journalists in Tunisia. Ltaief has already worked on [...]