Dogan TV names new deputy CEO

Turkey’s Dogan TV ha s named Ozge Bulut Marasli as deputy CEO in charge of national channel Kanal D and the group’s production companies. Marasli joined Dogan TV in 2010 as head of investor relations and corporate affaris and subsequently served as vice-president, international and corporate strategy. In her new role she will continue to […]

D-Smart’s pay TV base up 50%

Turkish DTH platform D-Smart ended September with 815,000 pay TV subscribers, up 49% year-on-year. The Dogan Group-owned operator also reported 819,000 free-to-air customers, giving it a total TV customer base of 1.6 million. Total broadcasting revenues increased by 19% year-on-year to TRY803 million (€350 million).

Dogan sells Star TV channel

Turkish media group Dogan Yayin Holdings has sold one of its three television channels – Star TV – following a lengthy struggle with the government. Dogan has sold the entertainment channel to Dogus, owners of one of the country’s largest banks Garanti, in a bid to reduce a series of hefty tax fines from the […]