Mizzima Media chosen as FTA Digital TV channel operator in Myanmar

Mizzima Media announced that it has been chosen as one of five new Free-to-Air (FTA) Digital TV channels to operate in Myanmar. In a statement released, the organisation said: “We are excited and eager to use this opportunity to contribute to the further development of the broadcast industry in Myanmar”.

“Our channel will offer a mix of news, entertainment and infotainment providing viewers across the country an opportunity to be better informed on matters affecting their lives while also being entertained”.

The statement also acknowledged the support given by Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV), Tun Group Asia (TGA) and all officials involved.

To recall, out of 42 applications, 10 selected companies and entities were individually assessed for transparency, strong financial investment, and a legal background history and conformance to policy guidelines. The other four awarded the digital TV channels were Young Investment Group Co., Ltd., Kaung Myanmar Aung Co., Ltd., Fortune International Ltd., and DVB Multi Media Group Co., Ltd.