Serbia’s Broadcasting Agency (RRA) has approved the last 63 licences for regional and local radio and TV stations, as well as broadcasters in Belgrade.
The global financial crisis has forced RTL to abandon a plan to buy into Belgrade’s TV Avala, according to Serbian press reports.
Serbia’s delays in replacing analogue with digital television could make it a “black hole” in South Eastern Europe.
Portugal Telecom’s triple-play service Meo, which provides pay-TV, internet and fixed telephony, has topped the 300,000 subscriber mark.
After a ten-year wait, Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development and Communications has awarded Europa 7 the necessary frequency to start broadcasting.
Italian Communications Undersecretary, Paolo Romani, has announced that the frequencies vacated during the analogue switch off will be auctioned off.
By the end of 2008, nearly 24 million Europeans will access the internet via a mobile phone, generating €5 billion in revenues, according to the latest ITMedia Consulting report.
The number of households equipped to receive digital TV broadcasts globally has tripled in the period from 2000 to 2008, arriving at 380 million or 25% of total TV households.
Portugal is to get its first club TV channel, with the launch of Benfica TV on December 10.
Portugal Telecom’s pay-TV operator Meo is adding two new channels to its pay-TV offer.