Mediterranean Network of Regulatory Authorities

CCSB (Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting)

Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting

The Council for Cable and Satellite Broadcasting, Chaired by Ms. Yifat Ben Hay Segev, is an Israeli public entity that was established in the 1982 Communication Act.

The Communication Act empowers the Council to regulate two types of broadcasts:
Subscriber television- cable and satellite multi-channel television for subscribers (75% of Israeli households receive television transmission via the Cable company: “Hot”, or by the Satellite company: “Yes”).
Special interest Commercial Channels - Five commercial channels: an Israeli channel in the Russian language, an Israeli channel in the Arab language, a news channel, a heritage channel and an Israeli music channel. In addition, a Parliamentary Channel and a Tele-shopping Channel.