Media Council supports Hungarian Special Independent Film Festival again this year
At this week’s meeting, the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) decided to provide another grant for ad-hoc filming under Escher Károly Tender; this time, scenes will be shot for a documentary on forced displacement. Moreover, the Council contributed HUF 500 thousand to the awards to be presented at the 4th Hungarian Special Independent Film Festival.
Médiatanács: Mecenatúra-támogatással készülhet film egy magyar vitorlás föld körüli útjáról
The film planned to document the launch of the nine-month voyage of István Kopár, one of the contestants of the Golden Globe Race, a solo sailing competition circumnavigating the globe, won the ad hoc grant of the Hungarian Media Patronage Programme this week.
HUF 30 million to cover operating costs of community radios and TVs
In the tender for local radio frequency Veszprém 95.1 MHz, the Council announced the only bidder, FM 4 Rádió Kft., as the winner, which plans on launching its service under the name “Mária Rádió Völgyhíd”.
NMHH Media Council: HUF 110 million for technical improvement of community TVs and radios
The Council decided to award grants totalling HUF 60.6 million for the production of nine new contemporary Hungarian animation films and series episodes and it will also cover the shooting costs of a production about Indonesian animal traffickers.
New national commercial station called “Retro Rádió” to launch
The Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) approved the request of the media service provider that won the tender for a new national commercial radio station to start broadcasting as “Retro Rádió” instead of the initially proposed name of “POP FM”.
Media Council selects winners in national commercial radio tender
At its weekly session, the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) declared Hold Rádiós és Televíziós Reklám Kft. the winner in the national commercial radio tender.
Online media has gained ground as a source of information on the Hungarian parliamentary elections
Among those who chose television as their source of information, the leading position of M1 has eroded, most visibly in the capital – this year 32 percent of viewers opted for M1 nationwide.
Parties started campaigning with a one-month delay
In the campaign period a total of 895 advertisements – 655 on television, 240 on radio – were aired.
HUF 48 million fine for UPC’s unlawful market behavior
For nearly two months, the service provider made it impossible to access another service provider.
Advice for subscribers when terminating analog cable TV services
Subscribers receiving digital cable TV offers should make conscious and well-informed decisions, particularly if they previously used analog television services.