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
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:
- AB Communications
- Acacia Media Group (Pvt) Ltd
- Black Berry Zimbabwe
- Channel Dzimbahwe TV (Pvt) Ltd
- Conduit Investments (Pvt) Ltd
- Continental TV (Pvt) Ltd
- Fairtalk Communications
- Heart and Soul
- Jester Media Services
- Just in Time TV (11T IV Station)
- Medianet Productions
- Meditation Investment (Pvt) Ltd
- Rusununguko Media (Pvt) Ltd
- 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