LAW AND ORDER, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: WHILE SHARING IS PUNISHED, DOWNLOADING FROM THE INTERNET IS USUALLY NOT
28. 2. 2019

Is it legal to download games, movies and music from the internet? Although the internet may seem like a place of freedom and anonymity, sometimes the opposite is true. In particular, beware of intellectual property infringement. Most of us know about netiquette and our digital identity but our digital footprint has other connotations. In the ... Continue reading

WORLD TELEVISION DAY CELEBRATES THE QUALITY OF TV AROUND THE GLOBE
21. 11. 2018

TV professionals around the world are celebrating World Television Day on 21 November to remind us that TV - as in Total Video - is so much more than linear viewing. As part of the annual United Nations initiative, a 30 second-spot  will be shown by broadcasters on air and online across the globe.

AVMSD REVIEW: A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, WITH MORE WORK AHEAD
27. 8. 2018

Egta – the association of television and radio sales houses – commends EU policymakers for reaching an agreement on a new Audiovisual Media Services Directive. Two years of challenging negotiations have delivered some welcome flexibility in commercial communications which should contribute to a more competitive environment for European broadcasters. We are encouraged by the liberalisation of the ... Continue reading

AGREEMENT REACHED ON NEW MEDIA SERVICES DIRECTIVE (AVMSD)
26. 4. 2018

EP negotiators and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU agreed on substantial rules for audiovisual media services, including digital platforms, on Thursday evening.</strong The revised legislation will apply to broadcasters, but also to video-on-demand and video-sharing platforms, such as Netflix, YouTube or Facebook, as well as to the live streaming on video-sharing ... Continue reading

ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION STARTED A DIALOGUE WITH ADVERTISERS AND GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES IN THE FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION
12. 4. 2018

In the first year of its existence, the Association of Commercial Television (AKTV) set two main goals: to spread awareness among advertisers about television being a key advertising mediatype and to do so through marketing activities as well as to engage in law-making processes with a direct impact on commercial television business. During its first year, AKTV ... Continue reading

EUROPEAN SALES HOUSES URGE LEGISLATORS TO STRIKE THE RIGHT BALANCE IN THE FINAL AVMS DIRECTIVE NEGOTIATIONS
26. 3. 2018

The European Commission’s proposal for a revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive in May 2016 promised to create a fairer environment for all players, to ensure adequate protection for consumers, especially children, to sustain the production of original European content and to introduce more flexibility on the advertising rules for broadcasters. The original proposal was a step in the ... Continue reading

THE MEDIA MARKET JOINTLY SUPPORTS AN AMENDMENT TO THE MEDICINES ACT TO REGULATE ADVERTISING
23. 1. 2018

Media operators and advertising agencies associated in professional associations jointly support the amendment to the Medicines Act, which will be voted on Friday in the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies and which proposes to repeal the latest amendment to the law on advertising regulation.

THE MEDIA MARKET SUPPORTS THE NEW AMENDMENT TO THE PHARMACEUTICALS ACT WHICH GOVERNS ADVERTISING
23. 1. 2018

Media operators and advertising agencies from professional associations support the new amendment to the Pharmaceuticals Act, which will be voted on at the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies on Friday and which proposes to repeal the latest amendment to the Act on Regulation of Advertising. In the last year, the Act on Regulation ... Continue reading

KEY MEDIA ALLIANCES CELEBRATE THE TRUSTWORTHINESS OF TV ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD TELEVISION DAY
27. 11. 2017

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and egta, the association of television and radio sales houses are celebrating the trustworthiness of television on the occasion of World Television Day (21 November), as declared by the United Nations. This year again, the three organisations have produced a 30-second video clip emphasising the ... Continue reading

AKTV HAS BECOME A MEMBER OF EGTA, THE ASSOCIATION OF TV & RADIO SALES HOUSES AND THE GLOBAL TV GROUP, A GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE TV
25. 9. 2017

The Association of Commercial Television (AKTV), which represents the most important operators of commercial television broadcasting in the Czech Republic, has become a new associate member of egta, the trade association of over 139 television and radio sales houses throughout Europe and beyond. AKTV will represent the Czech Republic, along with the existing egta members – broadcaster groups Nova ... Continue reading

THE NOVA, PRIMA AND ÓČKO TV GROUPS ESTABLISHED THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION
2. 3. 2017

The new Association of Commercial Television (Asociace komerčních televizí, z.s., “AKTV”), established by CET 21 spol. s r.o., FTV Prima, spol. s r. o. and Stanice O, a.s. started operating in February 2017. The principal objective of AKTV is to associate commercial TV broadcasters in the Czech Republic and collectively defend, support and promote their interests in ... Continue reading