Information about National Television and Radio Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan

National Television and Radio Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan was created in 2002 by Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan «About application of «Law on Television and Radio broadcasting». In Azerbaijan «Law on Television and Radio broadcasting» was adopted in 2002 after positive testimonial of the experts of Council of Europe. Main purpose of National Television and Radio Council is regulation in sphere of television and radio broadcasting, protection of independence of broadcasters and interests of the public, implementation of execution the «Law on Television and Radio broadcasting». Council consists of 9 members appointed by the president. At present there are 7 members of council. Members of Council have the right to be appointed repeatedly. National Television and Radio Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan is financed from the state budget. Members of Council are completely independent in their activities and any authorities or any official cannot give the instructions and directions to the members of Council. At present there are 8 national and 12 regional television broadcasters, 12 radio broadcasters and 13 cable television broadcasters in Azerbaijan, also 1 satellite television broadcaster .
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21 2014

The competition announced by National Television and Radio Council for opening of new national TV channel (Channel 37, sector 11 in Baku City and Apsheron Peninsula) on 22 January 2014 - 22 February 2014 has finished.


During the mentioned period 3 applicants – "Brand in Baku" LLC, "Fatiyev Company" LLC and "Region TV" LLC submitted documents to competition.

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14 2014

The regular meeting of the National Television and Radio Council was held on 14 February 2014.


At the meeting the application of "Aygun" Independent Television and Radio Company (Zakatala city) for prolongation of the term of regional broadcasting license was considered.

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10 2014

The regular meeting of the National Television and Radio Council was held on 10 February 2014.


At the meeting by administrative order the fact of infringements by "ICTIMAI – Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company" and "SPACE Independent Television and Radio Company" of the requirements of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Television and Radio Broadcasting" was considered.

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