Television in Macedonia

Television in Macedonia

Television in Republic of Macedonia was first introduced in 1964.



Digital Television began in Skopje in November, 2009. The platform was launched by ONE and is called 'BoomTV'. MPEG-2 is used for broadcasting standard definition channels and MPEG-4 is used for broadcasting high definition channels. Forty channels are available for viewing and include all national networks. DTT is currently available to 95% of the population.


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 CableTEL 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

  • MTV 1
  • MTV 1 HD
  • MTV 2
  • MTV 3 (Parliament Channel)
  • MKTV Sat

Private television stations with national frequency

Macedonian television stations on satellite

Regionalized versions of trans-national television networks

See also

External links

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