Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has responded to the US Department of State’s concerns about a fine imposed by the regulator on the national commercial station TVN.
The US Department of State has expressed concern about the decision to fine the Polish national commercial broadcaster TVN for alleged biased reporting of demonstrations outside the country’s parliament (Sejm) last December.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has imposed a controversial fine of PLN1.479 million (€352,000) on the national commercial station TVN.
The Polish on demand service Player.pl has been significantly enhanced by the addition of Canal+ and HBO channels to its line-up.
The Polish broadcaster TVN has brushed off fears that it will be impacted by government plans to limit the levels of foreign ownership in media companies.
The Polish broadcaster TVN has sold its shopping channel Mango Media, the operator of the teleshopping channel Mango 24 to Studio Moderna Polska for an undisclosed fee.
Poland is set to introduce a 15% foreign ownership limit on media companies in a move that could have far-reaching consequences for TVN, the national commercial broadcaster backed by Scripps Networks Interactive.
Discovery Communications is in talks to buy Scripps Networks Interactive, according to a report by Reuters.
The Polish national commercial broadcaster TVN has under protest paid outstanding tax of PLN110 million (€26 million) related to its sale of the DTH platform n in 2012.
Poland’s TVN remains a star performer in Scripps Networks Interactive’s portfolio.