Information on public hearings with the applicants to the Public Tender for the issuance of RTV programme broadcasting licenses for regions, local areas and the City of Belgrade
Friday, 21. Nov 2008.
The hearings are to be conducted with the applicants in Niš, on 24 November 2008, in the premises of the Regional Chamber of Commerce; in Kragujevac, on 25 November 2008, in the premises of the Šumadija Administrative District and in Belgrade, on 27 November and 8 December 2008 in the Agency's premises.
In Kragujevac the Council members will be talking to the representatives of TV KRAGUJEVAC from Kragujevac, TV 5 from Užice, Radio FLESH from Aranđelovac, Radio KRAGUJEVAC from Kragujevac, Radio SKY-FM from Kragujevac, Radio HIT from Kragujevac, Radio DžENARIKA from Čačak, STAR FM Radio from Čačak, KEŠ Radio from Vrnjačka Banja, Radio 996 FM from Kraljevo, FOLK Radio STOTKA from Vrnjačka Banja, Radio ZAVIČAJ PLUS from Kraljevo, PLUS Radio from Novi Sad.
On the first day of hearings in Belgrade, on 27 November 2008, the Council members will be talking to the representatives of Radio X from Požarevac, Radio POŽAREVAC from Požarevac, Radio DUGA from Požarevac, Radio SKALA from Šabac, Radio PODRINjE from Loznica, DRINA Radio from Loznica and TV PODRINjE from Loznica.
On the second day of hearings in Belgrade, 8 December 2008, the Council members will be talking to 17 representatives of the applicants for the region of the City of Belgrade: Radio A1, BUM BUM Radio, EKOLOŠKI RADIO BANDINI, Radio JAT, SKY Radio, Radio BONTON, Radio GOLF, Radio STIL, Radio HIT, Radio MAXISS, Radio MAXISS PLUS, Radio ZAM, Radio 24, Radio SLOVO LjUBVE, Radio CENTAR, Radio ANTENA FM, JAT Radio TESLA, all from Belgrade.
The final decision on the granting of RTV programme broadcasting licenses under the final Public Tender will be adopted by the RBA Council within the legally prescribed deadline. After the public hearings with the applicants for the regions and the City of Belgrade, the RBA Council members will adopt the decision on the issuance of licenses together with the decision on the issuance of licenses for local areas. It is worth reminding that the Public Tender was launched for local areas as well and that the Broadcasting Law does not provide for public hearings with the applicants for local areas.
The Broadcasting Law provides for a 90-day deadline from the publication of the list of candidates that have met the Public Tender requirements to the adoption of the decision on license issuance.