Macedonian Broadcaster MRT Grows With EURO World Network

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MRT extends expands service worldwide and Goes Global With Distribution Via DTH Satellite IPTV Platforms

MRT extends expands service worldwide and Goes Global With Distribution Via DTH Satellite IPTV Platforms

EURO World Network (EWN) announced today that Macedonian public broadcaster Macedonian Radio Television (MRT) has signed a multi-year deal with EWN not only to continue to deliver content over Hotbird, but to extend their Macedonian and Albanian programing around the world. In addition to Europe, MRT will now reach into the regions served by EWN’s Platforms in North America, Australia and New Zealand.

EWN provides MRT with a full end-to-end solution from marketing and advertising to distribution (Satellite and IPTV), billing, credit and collections, local call centers, an order fulfillment center, installation services and local representation within their target markets.

In addition to DTH satellite delivery, EWN will be providing MRT’s Macedonian & Albanian television & radio services on EWN’s NexTV IPTV platforms in North America & Australia. NexTV will help maximize MRT’s distribution & presence within the target market in order to reach the largest potential of viewers & subscribers.

“We are so proud that MRT entrusted EURO World Network to continue and expand its services with us ” said Mark Lobwein Chairman of EURO World Network. “There is nothing prouder then seeing a channel partner continue to grow strength by strength ”

EURO World Network’s Vice President of Sales for Central & Eastern Europe Robert Sveb added, “MRT has been a valuable part of our European services. We are thrilled to help them bring their programming to even more of their audience. Their expansion gives them the perfect platform to maximize viewership both locally and abroad.”

EWN will deliver their services for MRT as follows:


  •     Hot Bird             One TV & one Radio channel: Macedonian
  •     Eutelsat W3C:     One TV & one Radio channel: Albanian

North America:

  •     Galaxy19         Two TV & two Radio channels: Macedonian and Albanian    

Australia & New Zealand:

  •     Optus D2                 Two TV & two Radio channels: Macedonian and Albanian    

About Macedonian Radio Television
Macedonian Radio Television (MRT) is the public broadcasting organization of the Republic of Macedonia. The Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia founded it in 1993.

About EURO World Network
EURO-World Network (EWN) is a broadcast industry leader and the partner of choice when it comes to offering timely, reliable, cost-efficient and creative broadcast solutions. We are committed to giving customers and business partners superior value in our service from full time video, international broadcasting and telecommunications to multimedia platforms and value-added application services. Our focus is to serve the international community’s unique blend of cultures with delivery on multi-platforms, localized content, and ground control of subscriber management services, installations, marketing, local representation and key networks. From Europe to the United States to Australia and all points in between, our global operations complement one another to effectively integrate flexible, quality service and also to develop new services to offer total solutions to each customer.

About NexTV America & NexTV Australia
NexTV America & Australia are a joint venture between Ethnic Channels Group (ECG) and EURO World Network (EWN). NexTV is currently operating 75 plus channels that deliver leading programming from the countries of origin, serving the following communities in North America and Australia; English, Hispanic, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Albanian, Hungarian, Romanian, Portuguese, Greek, Arabic, Israeli, Filipino and Vietnamese.

The NexTV platform launched in North America in 2009 and launched in Australia in 2011.

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Jodi Morelli

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