StarTimes to air Beijing TV dramas and movies in Zambia

StarTimes, the Chinese Pay-TV operator  launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa, precisely in Lusaka, the Capital city of Zambia.  It is the fourth time that the Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa is launched, and the first time was it done in Zambia. The countrys audience [...]

Mufumbwe district in Zambia to get DTT soon

Government in Zambia will soon begin with the second phase of the Digital Migration National Roll Out Project. This would include the installation of a digital migration site in Mufumbwe District in North Western Province. During the phase one of the programme, towns along the line of rail from Chililambombwe to Kalomo have been given [...]

Zambia to switch off analogue signal 1st October 2017

Kampamba Mulenga, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services and Chief Government Spokesperson says all analogue television services along the line of rail will be switched off, effective as of October 1st 2017. The announcement was made during a press briefing held at Top Star head office in Lusaka.   The government has put measures in [...]

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 [...]

Top Star to launch set-top box with ZNBC in Zambia

The Chinese-owned TV company, Top Star Communication inked a Memorandum of understanding deal with Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) to begin the sale of Set-Top-Boxes for digital television across the country. ZNBC has decided to get involve in the distribution of STB in Zambia to accelerate the digital migration of the country. The company also [...]

Parliamentary Committee wants ZNBC to produce more local content

The Parliamentary Committee on information and broadcasting has pressured the ZNBC a state-owned television and radio in order to push national content onto their agendas. Even Though in 2014 ZNBC already opened up to the local content as at the time the channel Director of programmes Berry Lwando announced an investment of ZMW 21 million [...]

Diamond TV in Zambia launched on GOtv

Formerly known as Mobi Television, Diamond TV was launched on GOtv platform where it can be accessed on Channel 99 in Zambia. The announcement was made by Costa Mwansa, the chief executive officer and former general manager of Muvi TV. I am proud to announce the launch of the Diamond TV programming on Channel 99 [...]

Kwesé TV goes live in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia  

  Households in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia has made way for the most recent satellite network in Africa, Kwesé TV. The pay TV satellite service of Kwesé Network has started broadcasting today in the specific parts across Africa and will be followed by other countries shortly. Kwesés own satellite and set-top boxes allow access to [...]

Muvi TV in Zambia to broadcast local reality show

Zambian private television station Muvi TV is expected to premiere a new reality television programs titled Beads and Lip Stick, in which two groups of eight girls, one from the remotest areas and the other one from the high class, will swap their living. The show will be airing live 24 hours every day of [...]

MultiChoice upgrades content in Zambia

The pay-TV operator, MultiChoice, will give its Zambian customers a real treat with the enhancement of its platform with more entertainment content. They will be offered with more choices and better quality. The change will be effective as from November 1. DStv Premium will include the popular local and international channels. It will now offer [...]