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NATPE has acquired majority control of East European TV mart Discop, which opened in Budapest, Hungary Tuesday.
Broadcasters, distribs and TV producers from across Africa gathered in Ghana last week to discuss business, debate issues and find a way forward for the continent's growing telenovela market.
Discop, the NATPE-owned Central European programming market, will open its doors Wednesday in Budapest's Sofitel Hotel for three days of buying and selling, which market organizers expect to be…