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Slovenian public broadcaster in financial difficulties

Slovenian public broadcaster, Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTV SLO), is facing a challenging financial situation and is projected to incur a loss of €10.5 million by the end of the year. The Board of Directors has instructed the administration to estimate the financial and personnel implications of potential measures, including the cancellation of various TV programmes, radio […]

November 27, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Call for long-term broadcast TV, radio protection

A report published by over-60s advocacy group Silver Voices has revealed the extent of the British public’s support for the protection of broadcast TV and radio for the long-term. According to the Safeguarding Universality: The Future of Broadcast TV and Radio report’s findings, over 80 per cent of respondents believe broadcast TV and radio should […]

October 25, 2023By Colin Mann

Ofcom axes plans to relax PSB ad rules

Following a period of consultation, Ofcom has announced that it will not remove the stricter TV advertising rules that apply only to commercially-funded public service broadcasters at this time. All UK broadcasters are subject to restrictions on the quantity and scheduling of advertising on their channels. But the commercial public service broadcasting (PSB) channels – […]

September 19, 2023

UK PSBs bring free TV into streaming age

The UK’s public service  broadcasters’ latest collaboration will see them develop a new free TV service designed to deliver live TV over broadband. For the first time for free, British viewers will be able easily to browse and watch live TV channels together with on-demand content streamed straight to their smart TV via the Internet. […]

September 18, 2023By Colin Mann