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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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]