Tag Archives: Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ)

Eutelsat to accelerate Zimbabwe’s digital migration

Eutelsat Communications announced it has sealed a three-year contract with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) for Ku-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 3B satellite. The capacity will be used to deliver 12 free-to-view channels to a nationwide network of 48 Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) transmitters so that Zimbabwean viewers can benefit from improved image quality [...]

BAZ receives USD125mn fund from Huawei

Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has received nearly USD125 million funding from Huawei International for its digitalisation project. Huawei has also conducted a feasibility study for free. Considering that a lot of ground work had already been covered through the Memorandum of Understanding and the feasibility study conducted. Huawei is in a good position to [...]

ZBC set to lose licensing arm to BAZ

The Zimbabwean government is planning to amend the Broadcasting Services Act to enable Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to collect radio and television licence fees instead of Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). Once the Act is amended, BAZ will take over the licensing fee collection role. In future all the revenue generated from licence fees will [...]