On December 28, 2017 the Meeting of National Television and Radio Council was held.
At the meeting the documents of 3 applicants – “Baku Art Lab” LLC, “Turkel TV” LLC and “Media Master” LLC submitted to the Council within the frame of the contest on opening of specialized news television channel during 16 November 2017 – 16 December 2017 announced by National Television and Radio Council were considered and the results of the contest were discussed.
Being guided by Articles 15 and 19 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Television and Radio Broadcasting”, Articles 8.6 and 9.6 of “The Regulations of National Television and Radio Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan” and Article 22.1 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Licenses and Authorizations” “Turkel TV” LLC was announced winner of the contest taking into account its more creative possibilities, more appropriate financial-technical means and professional staff. The Winner was granted the termless nation-wide terrestrial television license.
At the Meeting the beginning of HD broadcasting by “AZTV” and “Culture TV” channels owned by “Azerbaijan Television and Radio Programs” CJSC was also discussed and relevant decision was adopted.