RHF

Radio Holding Fortuna – is the largest radio broadcasting company in Georgia. It owns the four most popular national radio stations: Fortuna, Fortuna Plus, Ar Daidardo and Avtoradio. The first radio station – Fortuna – was founded jointly in 1997 by Guram Chigogidze, Georgia and Metromedia International Inc, USA. Now the company, which belongs solely […]

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AER views on the consultation on the new European Democracy Action Plan

Commercial radio provides significant social and public value. Radio reaches large audiences for long periods of time with a mix of music, news, entertainment and talks; an input that is highly-valued by audiences with radio found to be the most trusted medium in Europe. Given its influential role toward public opinion, radio is tightly regulated […]

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Bauer Media Audio

Bauer Media Group is transforming from a publishing house into an international multi-business company, operating in over a dozen markets spanning several industries. Bauer Media Group is currently organised into four Business Areas: Publishing, Audio, Online Comparison Platforms, and SME Services. Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading commercial radio broadcaster and audio operator. Reaching over 26 million listeners daily, Bauer […]

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AER Feedback on the Roadmap on Consumer Credit Directive

Commercial radio is funded almost entirely by advertising, enabling it to remain free-to-air and free-to access to millions of listeners. It relies on its advertising business model to be present on every platform, including online, enabling it to create content and innovate. Unnecessary restrictions on advertising should be avoided. Studies show long terms and conditions […]

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AER special bulletin – 11th edition – Radios and COVID19 – 16 July 2020

In cooperation with AIR  Asociación Internacional de Radiodifusión/IAB International Association of Broadcasting INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL LEVEL AROUND THE WORLD BRAZILSpecial credit lines for broadcastersThe Banco do Nordeste (BNB), which has an agreement with the Cearense Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters (ACERT) to modernize the technology park for radio broadcast and the migration from AM to […]

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Statement by ACT, AER, ABBRO, VÖP and VAUNET on the Audiovisual and Media Action Plan (MAAP)

The undersigned broadcasting associations have warmly welcomed the Action Plan for Media and Audio-visual announced by Commissioner Breton during his parliamentary hearing in 2019. He later recognised “the need for a holistic approach for the sector, that encompasses the regulatory framework and financial instruments, including the MEDIA programme”[1]. The Digital Strategy of the European Commission[2] […]

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AER Policy

AER Policy – conveying radios’ points to the EU Institutions AER promotes and defends the interests of commercial radios to the EU Institutions by taking part in discussions involving stakeholders in the EU legislative process. It provides EU legislators with positions papers and answers public consultations to showcase the industry realities and safeguard a healthy […]

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