YPC Weekly Newsletter

2003


BROADCAST LICENSING COMPETITIONS CONTINUE

On September 1 the National Commission on Television and Radio again announced broadcast licensing competitions for three frequencies – the 3rd VHF in Yerevan, now taken by "AR" TV company, 63rd UHF in Yerevan, taken by "Cinemax" LLC (mostly rebroadcasting Euronews programs) and the vacant 37th UHF in Alaverdi (Lori region). The application deadline is September 28, 2003. The applications will be considered by the National Commission on October 9.

Previously, on August 19 competitions were announced for the 12th VHF in Yerevan and a package of VHFs (totaling 61) in different cities of Armenia, where "Prometheus" TV company broadcasts today, as well as for a number vacant UHFs in the cities of Syunik region (35th in Kapan, 22nd in Kajaran, 27th in Sisian, 38th in Goris) and Tavush region (22nd in Noyemberian). The application deadline for these competitions is September 14, 2003. The applications will be considered by the National Commission on September 25.

And finally, on July 31 the competition was announced for another frequency – 104.9 MHz, where currently "Radio-Alfa" LLC broadcasts "Russkoe Radio" programs. The application deadline was September 1, 2003. The applications will be considered by the National Commission on September 12.