Hungarian public service media companies merge

MTVA Official LogoThe four Hungarian public service broadcasters have merged on 1 July. Hungarian Television, Hungarian Radio, Duna Television and the Hungarian News Agency continue to operate as part of Duna Media Service Non-Profit Ltd. In accordance with the changes made by the Parliament in the media law the three public service broadcasters merged with Duna Television, which now operates under the name Duna Media Service Non-Profit Ltd. as the only public service broadcaster in Hungary.

The merger ensures that the companies do not terminate their operation without having a legal successor. The company provides television, radio, news agency and online media services.