Open Broadcast Network

Open Broadcast Network

Open Broadcast Network is one of the few media networks in Bosnia and Herzegovina structured as a stock company. It operates under the parent company GRP Media, which holds 100 percent of its shares. Open Broadcast Network was created in 1996 by the international community, with the aim of impartially presenting the events in the highly divided post-conflict Bosnian society.

Key facts

Mother Company

GRP Media d.o.o.

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Shareholder company

Ownership

Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1996

Affiliated Interests Founder

Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina

founded Open Broadcast Network d.d. in 1996

Employees

31

Contact

Address: Igmanska street bb, Vogošća, Sarajevo

Tel: 063/386-962

Web site: obn.ba

Tax/ ID Number

4200571900002

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

4.66 mln USD / 8.04 mln BAM

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

1.38 mlnUSD / 2.38 mln BAM

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing data

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

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

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Meta Data

Ownership data from 2023 is sourced from the Sarajevo Stock Exchange, Sarajevo Municipal Court Registry and is available through the court upon request. Media outlet was contacted on 8th of August 2023 and did not responded to our questions. Ownership data was obtained through a FOI request to the responsible municipal court in July 2023. Financial data is only available for Open Broadcast Network dd, not specifically for the OBN outlet. The revenue and operating profit figures are from 2021, and obtained from the Financial Information Agency. The number of employees refer to 2022. The amounts have been converted into USD using the Central Bank's average exchange rate for December 31, 2021. Audience share information for the period between March 2022 and March 2023 was obtained from the Audience Measurement market research firm.

  • Project by
    BIRN LOGO
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    Global Media Registry
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    Funded by European Union