The Hungarian General Court has upheld a fine close to HUF 143 million (€440,000) on RTL Klub, one of the country’s leading commercial broadcasters.
Hungary’s two leading broadcasters RTL Klub and TV2 have significant increased their levels of product placement.
RTL and Dirk Gerkens, the former head of its Hungarian operation RTL Klub, could sue each other for up to €1 million.
Hungary is set to back down over a controversial TV ad tax as a direct result of pressure from the European Commission.
The dispute between the Hungarian government and RTL Klub, the country’s leading broadcaster, over a controversial ad tax has taken a new twist.
The Hungarian government is seeking to close a loophole in the controversial new ad tax law that would have benefited RTL Klub, the country’s leading broadcaster.
The Hungarian government has told the country’s Tax and Customs Authority (NAV) to immediately launch an investigation into the activities of the national commercial broadcaster RTL Klub.
Hungary’s leading broadcaster RTL Klub will effectively “save” HUF3 billion (€9.8 million) this year thanks to last minute changes to a new and controversial advertising law.
RTL has given a strong indication that it may pull out of Hungary, where it operates the country’s leading broadcaster RTL Klub.
The Hungarian regulator NMHH has approved the merger of the leading commercial broadcaster RTL Klub and the IKO group.