Tag Archives: ZNBC

Zambia local broadcasting houses welcome Deutshe Welle

Dora Siliya Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services of Zambia has welcomed the partnership between international media institutions and local media houses. Speaking during a courtesy call on her by German media house Deutsche Welle (DW) Director General Peter Limbourg, Hon Siliya said forged partnerships would create a platform for local media houses to scale [...]

StarTimes made a new move for the DSO in Zambia

StarTimes has handed over 2 Outside Broadcast Vans to the Zambian Government. The vans will be used to upgrade the outside live broadcasting capability of Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC), which will enable the national TV station to obtain, edit and transmit high definition signals in real time at outside events. The vans are part [...]

Zambia received equipment for DTT migration

New digital migration equipment for 36 sites and six provincial television stations arrived in Zambia. The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services Godfrey Malama has reviewed and approved these pieces of equipment. It has been reported that the hardware comes from the Chinese contractor Star Software Technology. The Permanent Secretary declared that [...]

MultiChoice Zambia triumphs in court against TopStar and ZNBC joint venture

MultiChoice Zambia, via GOtv, went to court to seek a declaration that the operation of a public signal network by TopStar is illegal and unlawful. The satellite TV company also wants the court to grant an injunction, restraining ZNBC from interfering with the local channels broadcasting free to air, until the matter is fully determined. [...]

AUB and ZNBC collaborates for content rights

The African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) is partnering with the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) to obtain rights for content improvement. Gregoire Ndjaka, the director general of AUB, being aware of the obstacles faced by national broadcasters in acquiring content like football rights which hamper the telecasting of important events such as the AFCON and [...]

ZNBC launched its Christian channel

The public broadcaster in Zambia, Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation(ZNBC) in Zambia launches its Christian channel, TV 3 on its television bouquet. The new channel will entirely broadcast Christian content for the viewers and viewers will have to purchase ZNBC Set Top boxes to be enable to have access to the new Channel. Speaking at the [...]

La ZNBC lance sa chaîne chrétienne

Le radiodiffuseur public de Zambie, la Zambia National Broadcasting, a lancé sa chaîne chrétienne TV 3 sur son bouquet de télévision. La nouvelle chaîne diffusera entièrement des contenus chrétiens pour les téléspectateurs qui devront acheter des décodeurs de la ZNBC pour avoir accès à la nouvelle chaîne. Lors du lancement, John Mulwila, président de la [...]

ZNBC ramp up STB distribution

The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) plans to soon start distributing set-top boxes (STB) in Lusaka with over 100,000 STBs ready for distribution. In an attempt to meet the digital migration deadline, the corporation has already started the installation of digital transmitters in the country, informed Masudzyo Ndlovhu, Corporate Affairs Manager, ZNBC. The Zambian government [...]

CCPC asks govt intervention to encourage pay-TV competition in Zambia

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is in discussion with Zambian government on the abuse of broadcast dominance by Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) and MultiChoice in the pay-TV industry. The agreement that ZNBC has with Multichoice has created a lot of concerns, said Chilufya Sampa, executive director at CCPC. People are trying to [...]

ZNBC, MUVI urged to enforce television rating system

Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) and MUVI Television has been asked by a child advocate to enforce television programme rating system that shows age restrictions. I have not come across a programme on ZNBC or MUVI which clearly states that age limit. This needs to come to an end. A guide should be given as [...]