AMA’s 20th anniversary- an international scientific conference on audiovisual media market, audience behavior and regulatory authority

On the occasion of Audiovisual Media Authority 20th anniversary, today, on May 3, an International Scientific Conference on Audiovisual Media Market, audience behavior and regulatory framework  was organized with the cooperation of Journalism and Communication Department of TU. The 3rd of May is also remembered as the World Press Freedom Day. Representatives of academic life, […]

World Bank supports Audiovisual Media Authority with the digitization process

World Bank is supporting Albania with the digitization process. The project includes three crucial components: –          Assessing the state of play of Albanian audiovisual market; –          Providing technical assistance (drafting a plan for the continuation of digitization process- providing assistance with the management of frequency bands, digital dividend, etc.) –          Building human capacities The first […]

Law No. 34/2017 amended: categories of beneficiaries, compensation amount and method of distribution

The national, regional and local audiovisual operators affected by the transition from analog to digital broadcasting will be partially compensated. The Law No. 34/2017, dated 30.03.2017, on “Digital Dividend”, provides for a partial coverage of additional net costs incurred during the switchover from analog to digital broadcasting. The financial compensation will be at EUR 5,000,000 […]

Call for bids to grant a community audio analog broadcasting license

Pursuant to the Law No. 97/2013 “On Audiovisual Media in the Republic of Albania”, as amended, the Regulation on Granting Community Audio Broadcasting Licenses, as approved by AMA’s Decision No. 55, dated 04.04. 2016, and AMA’s Decision No. 64, dated 17.04.2019 on Setting the Frequencies for the Community Audio Broadcasting Service and Calling a Bid […]

AMA is postponing until September 10 the closure of analogue broadcasts in Tirana and Durrës districts based on the request of national, regional and local operators

In the framework of the conclusion of analogue broadcasts in the Tirana and Durrës districts,  Audiovisual Media Authority, AMA, conducted several meetings with national, regional and local operators, focusing on examining some of their requests for postponement of the analogue broadcasting date, predetermined on 31.07.2018. National operators, who have been launching decoder for years, have […]

Adherence to the standard of Albanian language, meeting with AMSP in the districts of Vlora and Fier

The round table on “Adhering to the standard of Albanian language in audiovisual broadcasts”, organized by the Audiovisual Media Authority, (AMA), after Tirana and Shkodra, gathered on Thursday 21 June 2018 in the city of Vlora, representatives of the regional AMSP of Vlora and Fier. Deputy Chairman of AMA, Mr. Sami Nezaj, at the opening […]

Round table in Shkodra and Lezha districts on “Respecting the standard of Albanian language in audio-visual broadcasting”

AMA organizes a round table with the Media Services Provides (MSP) of Shkodra and Lezha districts On Thursday, June 14, 2018, in the city of Shkodra, the Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) organized a roaund table on “Respecting the standard of Albanian language in audiovisual broadcasts”. At this roundtable, all Media Service Providers (MPS) of Shkodra […]

Improve news reporting on audiovisual media to stop discrimination and use of hate speech

On Tuesday, June 26, AMA with the support of the Council of Europe organized a joint discussion table on “Improving reporting on audiovisual media to stop discrimination and the use of hate speech”. The table was greeted by Mr. Gentian Sala, Chairman of the Audiovisual Media Authority and Mr. Claus Neukirch, Head of the Council […]

Consultative Meeting at AMA for Proposals of Interest Groups for Amendments to Law 97/2013

Today, June 11th, 2018, at the premises of the Audiovisual Media Authority, AMA was held a meeting upon the request of representatives of the main private televisions in the country. The meeting was focused on the preliminary discussion on their proposal for a change in the law no. 97/2013 “On audiovisual media in the Republic […]

AMA collaborates with NCRTV counterparts in Greece

Chairman of the Audiovisual Media Authority, Mr. Gentian Sala, received in a working meeting on June 6th, 2018 a delegation of the National Council of Greek Radio Television, NCRTV, consisting of Prof. George Pleios, Member of the Council and Mrs. Dora Papadaki, legal expert in NCRTV. Representatives of two homologous institutions have systematically developed contacts […]

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