Slovenia profile

  • 2 May 2012
  • From the section Europe

Slovenia's media scene is diverse and free, and the constitution supports freedom of expression. The main papers are privately-owned.

Image caption Several Slovenian newspaper titles are available on the web

The broadcasting sector is a mix of public and private ownership. The TV market is mainly shared between public service RTV Slovenia and private stations Pop TV and Kanal A. There are scores of commercial and public radio stations.

Many households are connected to cable, satellite, or internet protocol TV (IPTV). There is an advanced digital terrestrial TV (DTT) network.

There were 1.3 million internet users by June 2010 (Internetworldstats).

The press


  • RTV Slovenia - public broadcaster, operates two national TV channels and regional services
  • Pop TV - commercial
  • Kanal A - commercial
  • TV3 - commercial


  • RTV Slovenia - public broadcaster, operates national radio stations A1, Val 202 and Ars, regional services and a tourist station with news in English and German
  • Radio Hit - commercial
  • Radio City - commercial

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