31st March 2008

New sport channel is expected in Azerbaijan

The Chairman of the Council said that they were planning to open the new sport channel and discussions would be conducted in this respect. He said that the National Broadcasting Council had received a number of letters asking to open the sport channel. “Huge works are done in the sport field in Azerbaijan. Even Baku is one of the candidate cities to host the Olympic Games. Therefore, we are planning to open such channel to support these efforts in the television. We will be happy if the channel justifies itself and reaches the advertising market”.