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Vizion Plus is a satellite frequency, private television station founded in 1999 in Tirana, Albania, part of Edil-Al construction group and WAZ-Mediengruppe. Besides being found terrestrially throughout Albania, the station can be found in Europe through Tring Digital, North America on IPTV and around the world through its website's stream. At the end of 2007, the station unsuccessfully tried to obtain the third national coverage TV license in Albania. In 2002, it ranked sixth with 3.4% audience share. Latest opinion polls, have listed it as one of the favorite television channels of Albanians, on main top 3 TV channels in the Albanian Market.
Vizion Plus has won the following awards: First Prize at International Festival "Orsini" for best documentary film, the Award "Cult 2005" for the documentary cycle "Tunnel" and 5 awards given by the Academy of Radio and TV Annual Evaluation. Mero Baze, the anchor of investigative show Faktori Plus was assaulted by a businessman at a Tirana restaurant. In 2010, Baze's show was ordered to close down.
Television in Albania was first introduced in 1960. RTSH dominated the Albanian broadcasting field up to the mid-1990s, a period when privately owned radio and TV stations started to occupy the vast empty Albanian frequencies. Transition to DTV broadcasting is stalling.
Albania at the moment has 2 national commercial television stations, 71 local stations, 83 local cable stations and two commercial multiplexes. Of all the existing national analog television stations, the public broadcaster Radio Televizioni Shqiptar (RTSH) has the greatest reach: its signal covers 80.5% of the territory, followed by Top Channel with 79% and TV Klan with 78%. However, there are also digital multiplexes but they are unaccounted for in the territorial reach figures. It could be said that the other main TV stations, based in Tirana, whose signal covers a significant part of the territory include: Ora News, News 24, Vizion Plus, A1 Report, and Albanian Screen TV. Apart from Vizion Plus TV and Albanian Screen TV, the other stations are all-news ones.
Below is a list of television stations and TV providers broadcasting in the Republic of Albania.