Dan Voiculescu

Antena restructures after trial verdict

Romanian broadcaster Antena has restructured in the wake of last week’s news that CEO Sorin Alexandrescu faces a jail sentence after being convicted on blackmail charges. Alexandrescu – and co-accused and Intact Media Group founder Dan Voiculescu – will appeal the guilty verdict, but in the meantime Antena has a new team. Antena’s Isabella Carmu […]

Antena tuned to Romanian TV

The Romanian TV market is ultra-competitive with numerous channels vying for ratings and a slice of the modest ad revenues available. Antena Group CEO Sorin Alexandrescu tells Stewart Clarke about his plan for the locally-owned broadcaster to overtake US-backed CME in the battle for eyeballs and about the challenges facing the country’s television sector. Seated […]

Antena blackmail trial gets underway

The trial of Sorin Alexandrescu (left), CEO of Romanian free-to-air broadcaster Antena Group, has started in Bucharest. Romanian free-to-air Antena Group was indicted by the country’s new anti-corruption body, the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) on blackmail charges, in a case relating to the alleged blackmailing of cable company RCS&RDS. Alexandrescu was originally detained, for a […]