Communications Commission issues TV Formula with a Fine of GEL 2500 for unlawfully broadcasting a...
The Communications Commission has issued TV Formula with a fine of GEL 2500 for violating the Law on Broadcasting. More specifically, the broadcaster showed a programme unsuitable for minors during an inappropriate time slot, and without the appropriate age restriction label. Furthermore, TV Formula was ordered to comply with the Law on Broadcasting and the Code on the Rights of the Child, and avoid exposing minors to harmful content by ensuring that the television show “Chemi Tsolis... more
Communications Commission issues Mtavari Arkhi with a Warning for blocking Political Advertising
The Communications Commission has upheld the complaint submitted by the Political Union of Citizens Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia and issued Mtavari Arkhi with a written warning for violating the Law of Georgia on Broadcasting. The broadcaster refused to place free political advertising for Georgian Dream during the second round of the elections, thereby violating the Law of Georgia on Broadcasting and the Election Code of Georgia. Mtavari Arkhi had been informed about the schedule and... more
Kakha Bekauri: We must Reject Obscenity and Hate Speech, Implement Western Values and High...
“Georgia currently has more than 100 television channels and a highly pluralistic media environment, which is a treasured achievement for our whole society. Unfortunately, this diverse media environment is saturated with low standards of professionalism, fake news, hate speech, threats, insults and obscenity. The Georgian Public Broadcaster is an exception in this regard, as confirmed by the results of the media monitoring process conducted by the Communications Commission during the... more
ComCom Digest – Communications Commission Publishes the Results of its Activities for 2020
The Communications Commission has published the final ComCom Digest for 2020, which includes a summary of the key decisions taken by the Commission during the past year, as well as the implemented projects, innovative services and events on the telecommunications market. Against the background of the pandemic, the year 2020 once again showed us the importance of orderly and effective operation of the telecommunications market, with the regulator playing a key role in this process. The success... more
Communications Commission: The Georgian Public Broadcaster, Rustavi 2 and Adjara TV Maintained High...
The Communications Commission is publishing the second media monitoring report for the pre-election period of the Georgian parliamentary elections, consisting of qualitative and quantitative assessment of the activities of broadcasters. Monitoring was carried out from 1 October until and including 31 October. Six national broadcasters were monitored during the prime time period between 19:00 and 00:00 each day. Qualitative monitoring applied to the First Channel of the Georgian Public... more