YPC Weekly Newsletter

2003


TWO OUT OF FIVE REGIONAL FREQUENCIES REMAINED UNWANTED

On October 20 the National Commission on Television and Radio announced the results of broadcast licensing competitions of September 8 (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, September 5-11, 2003). On October 16 the National Commission considered the applications for the competitions; however, there appeared no bidders for two out of five frequencies – the 31st UHF in Hrazdan (Kotayk region) and 21st UHF in Yeghegnadzor (Vayots Dzor region).

For each of two other frequencies one bid was submitted, and by the voting results the right to broadcast on the 21st UHF in Sevan (Gegharkunik region) was granted to “G.A.L. ev Ynkerner”, while “Qamut” TV company will continue to broadcast on the 12th VHF of Noyemberian (Tavush region). The 2nd VHF in Vanadzor (Lori region), contested by “Media-Soft” LLC and “Lori” TV company, was gained by the latter.