Zimbabwe shortlists applicants for free to air television services licenses


The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe(BAZ) has published the following list of shortlisted applicants for Free To Air Commercial Television Licenses.

Zimbabwe wants to license 6 commercial TV stations. 14 applicants have been shortlisted.

Below is the list of the shortlisted applicants as published by BAZ

PUBLIC STATEMENT

Shortlisting of Applicants for Free-to-Air National Commercial Television Broadcasting Services

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) wishes to announce that 14 applicants for Free-to-Air National Cornmercial Television Broadcasting Services have been shortlisted for a Public Hearing to be convened by the Authority’s Board. The shortlisted applicants are:

  1. AB Communications
  2. Acacia Media Group (Pvt) Ltd
  3. Black Berry Zimbabwe
  4. Channel Dzimbahwe TV (Pvt) Ltd
  5. Conduit Investments (Pvt) Ltd
  6. Continental TV (Pvt) Ltd
  7. Fairtalk Communications
  8. Heart and Soul
  9. Jester Media Services
  10. Just in Time TV (11T IV Station)
  11. Medianet Productions
  12. Meditation Investment (Pvt) Ltd
  13. Rusununguko Media (Pvt) Ltd
  14. Zimpapers Newspapers (1980) Ltd

The above list. applicants will undergo a public inquiry process to determine their suitability to be licensed.

The Authority shall publish dates for the Public Hearing in line with Section 40A of the Broadcasting Services Act (Chapter 12:061.

M. Chakanyuka Acting

Chief Executive Officer Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe