Broadcasters are a key stakeholder group. The views and feedback of practitioners are pivotal to ongoing discussions around sector-level reforms. The project, through its peer-to-peer and networking components, will help identify new strategies for positioning PSB in a highly competitive and politically complex market. MedMedia will develop a strong cooperation with the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) drawing on the expertise of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and COPEAM.
Key stakeholders in this group are:
- Algeria: L’Entreprise nationale de télévision (ENTV), the Algerian state broadcaster, comprises five TV channels operating nationally or through satellite and Algerian Radio.
- Morocco: La Société nationale de radiodiffusion et de télévision (SNRT), state broadcaster, operates eight TV channels and five radios. TV and radio 2M as well as Medi1TV are state sponsored.
- Tunisia: L’Etablissement de la télévision tunisienne operates two TV channels Watania 1 & Watania 2. L’Établissement de la radio tunisienne operates several radio stations.
- Libya: The national Transitional Council issued the bill No. 37 on May 19, 2012 establishing the Radio and Television Corporation, which includes the Chababia channel (youth), Libya Channel, Al Wataniya (National), the Sports channel, Al Hadaia channel (the guidance), and the Misrata radio and Media Center TV
- Egypt: The Egypt Radio and Television Union (ERTU) is the state broadcaster and has the national monopoly. It runs several radio and television networks.
- Palestine: The Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) operates two TV channels and one radio station.
- Israel: Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA), the state’s broadcasting network, is currently restructuring.
- Lebanon: TéléLiban, the Lebanese public television network.
- Jordan: The Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTV) operates three TV channels and four radio station.