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DEVELOPMENTS IN TURKEY 2012-2013 DR. HAMIT ERSOY SECRETARY GENERAL OF BRAF, RTUK Member Kyiv, Ukraine 06 September 2013 1 RTUK Annual Progress Report 2012-2013.

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1 DEVELOPMENTS IN TURKEY DR. HAMIT ERSOY SECRETARY GENERAL OF BRAF, RTUK Member Kyiv, Ukraine 06 September RTUK Annual Progress Report

2 Landscape National Legislation Main Novelties introduced by the New Law Work Done Following the New Law Ongoing Studies and projects Digitalization Establishment of IBRAF Election of the RTUK Members 2 RTUK Annual Progress Report Content

3 Developments in Turkey Landscape Television (T): 22 national, 14 regional, 184 local,7 public servis Radio: 38 national, 98 regional, 922 local Satellite: 265 TV, 59 radio channels, 13 public service Cable: 134 TV channels Digital: 2 digital platforms and 1 IPTV platform Together with cable and satellite there are approximately 466 TV broadcasters in Turkey There are 2 digital platforms and 1 IPTV operating in Turkey. They give numerous channel packages, movie channels, pay- per-view channels, interactive services. 3 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

4 Developments in Turkey National Legislation New broadcasting law No 6112 on the Establishment of Radio and Television and Audio Visual Media Services was adopted by the parliament on 15 February 2011 entered into force after its publication in the Official Gazette No dated 3 March Draft law was prepared by RTUK within extensive consultation with stakeholders namely, broadcasting sector, public institutions, NGOs. New Law No 6112 brings broad changes to its predecessor Law No It principally aims the compliance to EU AVMS Directive and addresses various sectoral issues including technological developments. 4 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

5 Lays down regulatory basis for transition to digital terrestrial broadcasting after frequency planning and its allocation. Lays down regulatory basis to new broadcasting technologies such as IPTV, DVB-H, HDTV etc. Definitions of the former law are renewed and/or extended according to AVMS Directive, such as: media service provider, on-demand media services, product placement, commercial communication etc. Media ownership rules are revised and liberalised Removes the dual regime by incorporating public service broadcaster to the same provisions and supervision as commercial broadcasters. 5 Developments in Turkey Main Novelties Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

6 Following the new Broadcasting Law, studies for secondary legislation have gained momentum. Up to now 14 by-laws prepared following the extensive consultation with the stakeholders, have been put into force after their publication in the official gazette. Some of them are as follows: Radio and Television Supreme Council Cable Broadcast Regulation. Radio and Television Supreme Council Satellite Broadcast Regulation. Regulation on Administrative and Financial provisions to be complied by Media Service Providers, Platform and Infrastructure Operators. Many other By-Laws such as the ones on employment of the experts in the Supreme Council; the rights and duties of the heads of units; Commercial Communications Revenues etc. 6 Developments in Turkey Work Done Following The Law Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

7 Developments in Turkey Ongoing Studies Further development of Media Literacy, Regular Viewer Representations Meetings, Smart Signs SKAAS (Digital Recording, Archiving and Analyzing System) project Various seminars for the broadcasters on the new regulations (14) Regular monthly meetings of Supreme Council Study visits by the experts from our counterparts such as Macedonia, Kosovo, Ukraine, TR of Northern Cyprus, Azerbaijan Other routine and complementary studies, public surveys on various issues, monthly assessment of complaints etc. 7 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

8 Developments in Turkey Digitalization (1) RTUK started to work on terresterial digital frequency planning in 2000 and launched its pilot project to test digital broadcasting in major cities but it was interrupted for various reasons including the verdicts of the supreme court on Anten A.Ş. in 2009 and several times since then, until the new Broadcasting Law came into force on 3 March In accordance with the new law, the process restarted and the frequency planning has been completed. The tender for frequency allocation has been carried out in March However the switch over process is expected to be completed in the following two years. The standards have been determined: DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcasting -Terresterial) and MPEG-4 (Moving Picture Experts Group) 8 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

9 Developments in Turkey Digitalization (2) Products using other standards will not be available at the domestic market to avoid the confusion and protect the consumers. Supply of Set top box /decoders and subsidy program by certain countries or via a promotion campaign of daily newspapers etc. Another company like Anten A.Ş has been established in 2012 by the TRT and national private broadcasters to build Transmitter Tower. 9 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

10 Developments in IBRAF RTUK submitted the Draft Resolution for the establishment of a platform/forum among the broadcasting regulatory authorities of the Member States of the Organization of the Islamic Conferance (OIC) on the The Ninth Session of the Standing Committee on Information and Cultural Affairs (COMIAC), held in Dakar on October 2010, Republic of Senegal. It was approved by COMIAC. The Kick-off Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member Countries Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities Forum (IBRAF) was held in Istanbul on November The draft Joint Declaration was reviewed and adopted by the representatives of the OIC member countries. 10 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

11 Developments in IBRAF (3) The most important points of the Declaration are to establish and promote regular coordination, communication and cooperation among the concerned parties in the Member States and provide a forum for exchange of information, opinion and experiences about common issues of audiovisual media services. The Resolution to establish the IBRAF was approved at the ministerial level by 57 Member States in Gabon on 21 April The Charter of IBRAF was adopted at the second founding meeting held on 2-3 October 2012 in Jeddah; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia According to the Charter, RTUK assumed the Permanent Secretariat of IBRAF. 11 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

12 Election of RTUK Members Prof. Dr. Davut DURSUN re-elected to the Presidency of RTUK for the 3th time during his term of office. Dr. Hamit ERSOY is re-elected to the membership of RTUK for his next 6 year term of office. 12 Dr. Hamit ERSOY, 06 September 2013, BRAF 4th Annual Meeting, Kyiv, Ukraine

13 13 RTUK Annual Progress Report THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION DR. HAMIT ERSOY SECRETARY GENERAL OF BRAF, RTUK Member Kyiv, UKRAINE 06 September 2013


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