Tag Archives: Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation

Econet Media’s Kwese collaborates with ZBC for Olympics and EPL broadcast

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has entered into a partnership with Econet Media and its Kwese Free Sports for the broadcasting of some English Premier League matches live on ZTV and sports action from the Rio Olympic Games, as reported by The Herald. With this new collaboration, the free-to-air channel, Kwese Free Sports, will not [...]

TV viewers to pay for DTT channels in Zimbabwe

[:en]Television viewers will pay between US$3 and US$5 access fee per month to watch programmes broadcast on channels on the digital platform once digital migration is completed. This subscription will only enable them to watch programmes on one full spectrum programme channel. This measure will cease Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s right to collect licence fees as [...]

NetOne purchases analogue frequency from ZBC for USD200mn

Zimbabwe-based telecom operator, NetOne Cellular (NetOne), has acquired analogue broadcasting frequency for USD200 million. The frequency was utilised by Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and Transmedia. “NetOne bought the frequency that was being used by television. This money will now be used for digitalisation,” said Supa Mandiwanzira, Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister in the [...]

ZBC audit report to bring in turnaround strategy for the broadcaster

Comptroller and Auditor- General has submitted the final report of Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporations forensic audit. KPMG Chartered Accountants, Zimbabwe was commissioned in February this year to carry out the audit and suggest a turnaround strategy for the national broadcaster. “We look forward to studying the report right away and we will then have to advise [...]