Albania’s transition to digital broadcasting has suffered a setback.
The EBU and OSCE presence in Albania have joined forces to facilitate discussions on the development of a new strategy for the country’s national broadcaster RTSH.
Thoma Gellçi, the new DG of the Albanian public broadcaster RTSH, has met with representatives of the EBU DG’s office.
OTE’s pay-TV business reached break-even on a standalone basis last year, while its subsidiary Telekom Romania continued to operate in challenging conditions.
Albania is facing more problems in its troubled transition to digital broadcasting.
ALBtelecom has chosen Thomson Video Networks’ ViBE XT transcoder to expand its IPTV/OTT platform ALBtv to 240 live channels.
The Albanian incumbent telco ALBtelecom has issued a critical statement on the rebranding of AMC to Telekom Albania earlier this month.
Albania has become the twelfth country in Deutsche Telekom’s European footprint to introduce the Telekom brand identity.
The Albanian authorities have confiscated a TV station owned by the Italian businessman Francesco Beccheti following a long investigation into money laundering.
Greece’s OTE is understood to be in talks to buy the Albanian incumbent telco Albtelecom.