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What is TMSF?


The Turkish media scene has witnessed many changes in the ownership of media assets in the last few years.  Behind most of these sales or purchasings, the so-known TMSF was an active agent. Standing for „Savings Deposit Insurance Fund“, this government agency established under the banking law „insures savings deposits and participation funds in order […]

Anga Com 2014 announces its program – 20 Conferences


Anga Com, which will take place in Cologne between 20 – 22 May, has announced it’s program. This year, visitors will not only be able to visit over 400 stands that exhibit their latest products, but also attend 20 conferences, 9 of which will be in English.

The opening discussion “Broadband, TV, Online – business models […]

BBC to become a PAY TV channel?


After the new household tax law in Germany, the funding of public service broadcasting had become a nationwide hot topic. Now, the discussion has reached Great Britain, regarding whether the public broadcasting channel BBC should be turned into PAY TV. A commission assigned by BBC regarding funding issues, has offered the globally famous institution to […]

Medit signs licence contract with Digiturk


Medit has signed a licence contract with the Turkish TV platform Digiturk for the following channels:

moviemax türk SD/HD :  Non-stop movies for Turkish cinema fans in HD.
Turkmax Gurme SD/HD : This thematic channel offers a wide range of programs about cooking, recipes and tips, gourmet – travelling , healthy food, as well the famous Dr. […]

Medit launches new website


Medit launches its new website with a renwed design, additional information on channels and a news section that offers selected news, as well as research and latest data about the German and Turkish TV market.

The improved website is more user-friendly, up-to-date and will help you keep track of the rapid changes happening in the TV […]

Sky increases revenues through football licences.


The German PAY TV provider Sky has increased revenues gained through football licences. In fact, 10% of the entire football licence-based revenues belong to Sky alone. According to a recent study held by HMR International, its revenues equal to the total player-budget of the famous Bundesliga teams,  FC Bayern München, Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund and […]

Analysis show that VOD market will get stronger in Germany


The Video-on-Demand market in Germany is predicted to grow rapidly in the near future, according to a market research conducted and recently released by Goldmedia. The research shows that 4 million people have already used commercial online video sites in 2013.  These viewers have rented eight and bought six films in average. The total turnover […]

TRT-Türk is no longer broadcasted on Cable TV


After more than 30 years, TRT-Türk is no longer available on Cable TV in Germany. Kabel Deutschland, unitymedia and TRT could not agree on a further cooperation model for broadcasting TRT-Türk within their network.

TRT-Türk was formerly known as TRT-Int, as the international branch of the Turkish State TV channel TRT, that provided specific content for […]

Zirve Holding bought ATV


The national TV channel ATV, together with the daily newspaper Sabah, has been sold to Zirve Holding, a company owned by the Kalyon Group. Kalyon Group, founded in 1974, has been active especially in the construction, energy and infrastructure sectors, with many businesses in Turkey, Russia and the Middle East. Their media branch, Zirve Holding […]

SKYTURK 360 news channel sold to Sancak


The news channel SKYTURK 360, along with 2 national newspapers, 5 magazines and 2 radio channels have been sold to the businessman and entrepeneur Ethem Sancak on 21 November 2013.

The Turkish Savings Deposit and Insurance Fund (TMSF) had seized these media assets,

formerly belonging to the Çukurova Holding, due to its debts. Under its supervision, the […]