The national Council on TV and radio today, June 7, has postponed a decision on the renewal of the license of the inter TV channel. As the regulator reported on the official website, the decision was made at the request of the representative of the TV channel.
“The broadcaster has submitted to the regulatory authority an application with a request to renew the license in connection with the change of Manager, banking details, the program concept of broadcasting. In particular software concept the broadcaster decided to split into weekdays and weekends. The question arose for the obligations of the channel to broadcast children’s programs. According to the statement of the broadcaster, programmes for children provided in the amount of 24 minutes a day only on weekends,” reports the national Council.
The representative of the channel stated that the programme for children will be broadcast inter and during the week, but members of the Council his words did not convince. Therefore, the consideration of all applications submitted by inter moved to resolve these issues.
We will remind, earlier the head of fraction of Radical party Oleg Lyashko urged to close the TV channel inter. Lyashko said that the part of shares belong to inter “Russian woman Deserted and part of the shares of ORT, which is controlled by Gazprom. I appeal to the national Commission on television and radio to inter has been denied a license to broadcast.”
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