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The Press and Information Office (PIO) is the government department which applicates the government policy on matters of mass communications and has the task of the application of the press laws.

The Cyprus News Agency (CNA) is the national subscription-based news agency of Cyprus. It focuses on events in Cyprus or on developements abroad that have bearing on or are of particular interest to Cyprus.

There are 7 daily and several weekly newspapers published on the island. One of the dailies and two of the weeklies are in English. These are the Cyprus Mail, the Cyprus Weekly and the Cyprus Financial Mirror.

The Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC) is Cyprus' public broadcasting service, transmitting island-wide on three radio and two television channels (channel One and Two).


Title Type/City Language
Cyprus Mail Daily / Nicosia English
Cyprus Weekly Weekly / Nicosia English
Cyprus Financial Mirror Weekly / Nicosia English
Cyprus News On line / Foreign English On line English
Cyprus News Agency (CNA) Daily / Nicosia English, Greek
Stock Watch On line English, Greek
Haravgi Daily Greek
Phileleftheros Daily / Nicosia Greek
Politis Daily / Nicosia Greek
Simerini Daily / Nicosia Greek On line Greek
Kibris Daily / Nicosia Turkish



National networks and channels

Name Status Type of programming Signal transmission Language
Channel One (RIK-1) Public General Interest Hertzian Greek, Turkish
Channel Two (RIK-2) Public General Interest Hertzian Greek, English
O Logos Private General Interest Hertzian Greek
ANT 1 Private General Interest Hertzian Greek
SIGMA Private General Interest Hertzian Greek
ERT SAT Public General Interest Hertzian Greek
Lumiere TV Private Movies and sports Hertzian Greek
Alpha TV Private General Interest Hertzian Greek


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