The Media Council performed the formal examination of bids submitted for national frequency tender
After the formal examination of bids, the Media Council registered the bid of Hold Reklám Kft., but refused to register the bid submitted by the other tenderer, Advenio Zrt.
NMHH Media Council: HUF 186.3 million granted for the overhead costs of community media service providers
The Media Council also approved the study on the sponsorship practices of television stations with the widest population coverage, which revealed that the percentage of sponsored content in relation to transmission time was less than 2 per cent in the case of all television channels.
Media Council: Support for the production of new Hungarian short and animated films in a total of HUF 142.5 million
At its weekly session, the board imposed a fine of HUF 100 thousand on infringing media service providers related to program quota obligations and product placement.
HUF 122.8 million worth of grants for documentary films
At its weekly session, the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority decided to support the production of 16 documentary films under the Ember Judit tendering procedure, as part of the Hungarian Media Patronage Program.
Media Council: a total of HUF 81.6 million for non-fiction films
Tilos Rádió was fined due to incorrect age rating, and Fix Tv did not fulfil the commitments set forth in its Administrative Contract.
From this year on, data reconciliation for SIM cards will be continuous and straightforward
Approximately 3.5 million prepaid SIM cards could be involved in this year’s data reconciliation.
Media Council: Grants for seven new online videos and series confirmed by the János Neumann tender
Funding totaling close to HUF 7 million has been awarded to the winners of the first round of last year’s János Neumann tender announced by the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH).
Panaszeljárások és tapasztalatok a 2017. évben
A 2017. évben 520 panasz érkezett a Biztos Hivatalához és 462 esetben került sor eljárás megindítására. Hatáskör hiányára tekintettel nem indult eljárás 58 esetben, a panaszosok ennek okáról értesítést, indokolt esetben egyben tájékoztatást kaptak a számukra nyitva álló eljárási, jogorvoslati lehetőségekről.
Phone numbers with the prefix 40 permanently discontinued
Companies using phone numbers with the prefix 40 had two years to switch to numbers with other prefixes and they usually opted for either a toll-free (“green”) number with the prefix 80 or a landline number with a geographic area code.
NMHH Media Council: Repeated surreptitious advertising on two regional TV stations
At its weekly session, the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority imposed sanctions on two regional commercial television stations, Balaton Televízió and d1 TV, for repeatedly broadcasting surreptitious advertising.