Summary of the 5th session

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SKOPJE – 29 January 2014 – The Agency for Audio and Audiovsual Media Services (the Agency) at today’s session, reviewed the monitoring reports of the programme services: PE Macedonian Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Radio – First programme service, PE Macedonian Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Radio – Third programme service, Ros Metropolis Radio Skopje, Antenna 5 Radio Skopje, Slobodna Makedonija Radio Skopje, Kanal 77 Radio Stip, aired on 10 January 2014 and PE Makedonska Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Television – (MRT1), PE Macedonian Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Television – ( MRT2 ) Alfa TV Skopje , Makpetrol TV Skopje, Alsat – M TV Skopje , Kanal 5 Skopje and Sitel Television Skopje, aired in the period between 13 to 19 January 2014.

The Agency decided to proceed as follows:

To impose a measure – warning to Ros Metropolis Radio Skopje, due to the failure to meet the obligation to broadcast at least 40% of vocal and/or vocal and instrumental music in Macedonian language.

– to PE Macedonian Radio – Television Skopje, Macedonian Television – ( MRT1 ) and PE Macedonian Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Television – ( MRT2 ), it imposed a measure – warning for failure to fulfil the obligation for percentile distribution of the broadcasted music.

– to Alfa TV Skopje, Telma TV Skopje, Alsat – M TV Skopje, Kanal 5 TV Skopje and Sitel TV Skopje, it issued a warning, as follows: to Alfa TV for failure to fulfil the obligation to broadcast at least 8 hours of vocal and/or vocal and instrumental music in Macedonian language during the week and the obligation for percentile distribution of the broadcasted music, to Telma TV and Kanal 5 TV for non-compliance with the obligation to broadcast at 8 hours of vocal and/or vocal and instrumental music in Macedonian language during the week, the obligation for percentile distribution of the broadcasted music and the period of its broadcasting, to Alsat – M TV for breach of the obligation for the percentile distribution of broadcasted music and to Sitel TV for non-compliance with the obligation for percentile distribution of the broadcasted music and the obligation to broadcast half of the music between 7:00 and 19:00 hrs.

– for PE Macedonian Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Radio – First programme service, PE Macedonian Radio Television Skopje, Macedonian Radio – Third programme service, Antenna 5 Radio Skopje, Slobodna Makedonija Radio Skopje and Kanal 77 Radio Stip no violations of the legal obligations for broadcasting of vocal and/or vocal and instrumental music were detected.

The Agency adopted the Draft Work Programme of the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services of the Republic of Macedonia in 2014 (programme for planned activities).

The Agency adopted the Analysis of the supervision over the responsibilities of public communication networks and other activities of the Department for prevention of piracy and protection of copyright and related rights in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The Agency adopted the Analysis of the supervision over the responsibilities of broadcasters and other activities of the Department for prevention of piracy and protection of copyright and related rights in the second half of 2013.

The Agency adopted the Report of meetings of the Broadcasting Council with operators of public communication networks in the second half of 2013.

The Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services decided to issue the following certificates for the registered programme packages:

– to the TBC operator of cable network ROBI Stip, Subsidiaries Telekabel – digital package for the cities of Skopje, Veles, Stip, Bitola, Sveti Nikole, Strumica, Kocani, Negotino, Radovis and Kavadarci Certificate no. 26, whereby the registered digital programme package, as a whole, is supplemented with the following television programmes: Duga TV, BN TV Sat, BN Music, Slovenia 1 , Arte TV, BNT 1 , BNT World, Viasat History, Viasat Explorer, Viasat Nature, TV 1000 Balkan and TV Monde 5.

– to the TBC operator of cable network DTU KOMBO 2003 LLC St.Tane Georgievski BB , Kumanovo, Certificate no. 4, whereby the registered programme package, as a whole, is supplemented with the following television programmes: Aljazeera, Face TV, BN TV sat, BN Music, RTK, Planeta, Balkanika and Fen TV.

The Agency adopted the request of Slobodna Makedonija Radio and concluded to give them support as a holder of the activities of marking the World Radio Day – 13 February and to inform all radio stations (national, regional and local) thereof.



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