CBC Alsat-M

CBC Alsat-M

The commercial broadcasting company "Alsat-M" Doo Skopje is a company registered in 2004 for broadcasting activity. It is a daughter company of "VeVe Group", a consulting company that works in the field of energy, transport and the environment. The dominant owner of "VeVe Group" is Imihane Velia. She does not have a public profile and does not appear in public. There is no information about whether she owns or is involved in other businesses apart from the family companies - the consulting company and the television. A key decision-maker in "VeVe Group" and "Alsat-M" is the director Ferik Velija, the son of Imihane Velija.

Key facts

Mother Company

VeVe Group

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Limited liability company

Business Sectors

Television program and broadcasting

Ownership

Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Online Outlets

www.alsat.mk

Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2004

Affiliated Interests Founder

Vebi Velija

The founder of Alsat-M television, has often been described as one of the Balkans' most powerful businessmen of ethnic Albanian origin. He was born in the Gostivar village of Gradec, and he developed his business not only in North Macedonia, but also in the surrounding countries. His most well-known company was the Ve-Ve Group consulting firm, which provides services in the fields of energy, environment and project management. Alsat was his project that was envisioned as a regional satellite television that would cover the areas of the Balkans where a significant Albanian population lives. The television station began operations in Albania and began broadcasting in North Macedonia in 2004. Vebi Velia was also known as the founder and president of the "Velija Foundation" for culture, president of the “Association of Industrialists and Investors of Albania”, member of the regional initiatives of SECI and the business advisory body of the “Stability Pact”, member of the “National Labor Council” of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of Albania and a member of the Supervisory Board of the Agency for the Promotion of Foreign Investments in Albania. He died in 2009, at the age of 61.

Employees

101

Contact

Address: blvd. Krste Petkov Misirkov , TC Mavrovka 1000 Skopje

еmail: alsat@alsat-m.tv

phone: +389 2 3216070

website: alsat.mk

Tax/ ID Number

5887364

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

2.78 Mln $ /162.98 Mln. MKD

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

59.898 $ / 3.51 Mln. MKD

Advertising (in % of total funding)

2.4 Mln $ /140.9 Mln. MKD (86.45%)

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

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

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Meta Data

The ownership structure and the financial reports are based on data recived from Central registry of the Republic of North NMacedonia. The documents were received on 28.06.2023 based on a government decision from 2017 for free access for investigative journalists. The financial information is for 2022. For the calculation of the amounts in US dollars, the average exchange rate for 2022 from the National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia was used.

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