Television in Macedonia

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Television in Republic of Macedonia was first introduced in 1964.

DVB-T

DVB-T was introduced in Republic of Macedonia in November, 2009 as a Pay TV platform known as BoomTV by ONE. The platform includes the Republic of Macedonia channels with national frequency and the most popular world channels. Boom TV is using 3 multiplexes (MUX 1, MUX 2 and MUX 3). The DVB-T switch off in Macedonia has completed on 1 June 2013. MRD (Republic of Macedonia Broadcasting Council) operates and maintains the DVB-T network in the Republic of Macedonia and the public Macedonian Radio-Television using MUX 4 and MUX 5 while ONE operates the private national and local TV stations in Macedonia using MUX 6 and MUX 7.

The DVB-T transmissions in Macedonia are standard-definition and high-definition, MPEG-4, X7F modulation, 64-QAM, 2/3 Code-rate.

DVB-T Frequencies in Macedonia
Nationwide free-to-air DVB-T television channels in Macedonia
Name Owner Programming Type Encryption MUX
MRT 1 Macedonian Radio-Television General Public broadcaster Clear 4
MRT 2 Macedonian Radio-Television General Public broadcaster Clear 4
MRT Sobraniski Kanal Macedonian Radio-Television Parliament Public broadcaster Clear 4
MRT 1 HD Macedonian Radio-Television General Public broadcaster Clear 5
Alsat-M TV Alsat-M General Private channel Clear 6
Kanal 5 TV Kanal 5 General Private channel Clear 6
Sitel TV TV Sitel General Private channel Clear 6
Alfa TV TV Alfa General Private channel Clear 6
Telma TV TV Telma General Private channel Clear 6
Regional free-to-air DVB-T television channels in Macedonia
Name Region Programming Type Encryption MUX
TV EDO D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV ERA D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV BTR D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Shutel D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV MTM D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Skopje D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Tikveshija D1 Skopje Regional Private channel Clear 7
KTV Kavadarci D1 Veles Regional Private channel Clear 7
Sitel 2 D2 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Zlaten kanal D2 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Star D3 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV D1 D3 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Iris D3 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Vis D4 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Kobra D4 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV VTV D4 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Boem D5 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Vizhn-BM D5 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Uskana D5 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV NTV D6 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Kanal 3 D7 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Koha D8 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Menada D8 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Kiss D8 Regional Private channel Clear 7
TV Chegrani D8 Regional Private channel Clear 7

IPTV

On 17 November 2008, IPTV officially started in Macedonia when the country's first IPTV service, MaxTV, was launched by Makedonski Telekom.

Cable television

Cable television is highly developed, with cable television penetration in Skopje at 67% of all households. There are 49 cable TV providers with the two majors Blizoo and Telekabel holding 80% of the market. The two majors offer cable television in both analogue and digital, and they have also introduced triple play at the beginning of 2007.

Public television stations with national frequency

Private television stations with national frequency

High-definition television stations

Macedonian television stations on satellite

International channels translated into Macedonian

Channels marked with an asterisk (*) have a Macedonian audio channel, all others have Macedonian subtitles only

See also

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