ACT welcomes new Members LNK TV Group and United Media

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BRUSSELS, 14 June 2019. The Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) is delighted to welcome LNK & United Media as new members.

Commenting on the new membership, Grégoire Polad, ACT Director General, stated: “We are delighted to welcome LNK & United Media as new members of ACT. This confirms ACT’s ongoing growth in membership based on solid services to members and impactful representation. ACT continues to grow its presence as the unified voice of commercial broadcasting for investing, promoting and distributing Europe’s creative and cultural works”.

LNK TV GROUP is the biggest and the most watched television group in Lithuania. The group consists of 5 TV channels LNK, BTV, TV1, INFOTV, LIUKS! and (VOD platform). The group accounts for 24.3% of Lithuania’s TV market.

Zita Sarakiene, CEO of LNK TV GROUP, stated, “LNK is delighted to add its voice to that of other leading commercial broadcasters in Europe by joining ACT. ACT continues to have a tremendously positive impact in supporting broadcasters to work together on the challenges faced by the audiovisual sector, in Europe and globally”.  

United Media’s national free-to-air TV channels Nova, Nova BH, Nova M and Doma  are commercial TV stations with the highest viewer ratings in Croatia and in Bosnia & Herzegovina.  United Media’s 25 Pay TV channels such as SportKlub, Grand and N1, provide a combination of sports, news, entertainment, movies, and kids’ shows for audiences of all ages across the South Eastern Europe. United Media conceives, commissions and produces original movies, series, show formats, music videos for local audiences broadcast both on linear and digital distribution, and it provides local and international partners with integrated communication, advertising and media services.

Ms Aleksandra Subotić, CEO of United Media, stated, “As a leading broadcaster in EU Member States Slovenia and Croatia, as well as across the Western Balkan region, United Media is very much looking forward to joining fellow leading commercial broadcasters in their outreach to European decision-makers. Europe’s media environment is fast-paced and complex. ACT is the leading policy platform to articulate the positions of our sector and jointly reach out to public and private stakeholders”.