Nessma TV

Nessma TV's is the second Tunisian private television channel, launched on 23 March 2007. It was officially opened by the Minister of Communications e. Nessma Rouge targeted the Maghreb while Nessma Blue targeted the Arab world and Europe. On October 9, 2011, two weeks before the first free elections that followed the revolution, the distribution of the Persepolis caused a wave of outrage and violence as the French-Iranian film was accused of violating the sacred. The headquarters of the TV and the home of Nebil Karoui are attacked in Tunis.
 
The capital of the company Nessma Entertainment is originally held by the Tunisian advertising Group Karoui & Karoui World. In 2008, the Group announced that the Italian Group Mediaset, linked to Silvio Berlusconi and the businessman Tarek Ben Ammar entered in the capital.

Key facts

Audience Share

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Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

Maghreb

Content Type

free content

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Nessma Broadcast

Ownership
Media Companies / Groups
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General Information

Founding Year

2007

Founder

Nebil Karoui

Affiliated Interests Founder

Nebil Karoui is the founder of the second private television channel that received authorization in Tunisia. He owns companies specialized in advertising, marketing and audio visual production. In 2016, he officially resigned as CEO of Nessma TV to concentrate on his political activities within the party Nida Tounes.

Ceo

Zied Erriba

Editor-In-Chief

Lotfi Mechri

Contact

75, Av. Mohamed V, Cite Jardins, Tunis, 1002

Tél: +216 71 465 647

Fax:+216 71 464 665

Email: communication@nessmatv.tv

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Market Share

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Further Information

  • Project by
    Alkhatt
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ