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Pay TV  |  Zimbabwe Orders Foreign Satellite Service Companies To Pay Tax

Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government has changed its Finance Bill to allow it to tax foreign satellite service providers such as MultiChoice. Parliament has agreed to the amendment of Section 14 of the Income Tax Act so that charges and all other ...
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Broadcast Rights  |  BAZ Boss Under Fire Over Issuance Of Radio And TV Licences

The Chief Executive of Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe, Obert Muganyura was recently grilled by parliament over issuing Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) webcast television and radio licences at a time when the organisation had no board. Muganyura was called upon to ...
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TelOne Urges Zimbabwean Government To Take Over Its Debt

A senior executive at Zimbabwe’s telecoms operator, TelOne, said that the Zimbabwean government should take over TelOne’s legacy debts that amount to over $383 million in order for the company to realise a meaningful value out of the privatisation process ...

Kwese-iflix Promotes Local Content By Collaborating With Bustop TV

Kwese-iflix has joined forces with the media company, BusTop TV in bringing the comedy series, Comic Tick, to the Kwese-iflix platform. Bustop TV had already aired the first season (which consisted of 10 episodes) of the comedy series Comic Tick ...

Joy TV To Make A Major Come-Back In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has joined forces with Joy Media Incorporated (JMI) to re-launch Joy TV, an exciting offering for Zimbabwe’s Television audiences to look forward to. Joy TV is scheduled to be launched within the first quarter of 2019, ...

Zimbabwe Prepares For Launch Of New OTT Broadcasting Player -HStv

Zimbabwe’s largest media house, Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) is getting ready to roll out HEART & SOUL Broadcasting Services (HStv) and is almost done with the preparation of programming as well as talent scouting. The online radio station was granted ...

IT Experts In Zimbabwe Criticise Governments 1% Proposal For R&D

Some tech experts in Zimbabwe have criticised the government's intention to allocate only 1% of the country's GDP towards research and development saying it is unimportant and would be unable to sustain a socio-economic development plan, given the country's ongoing ...

Minority Shareholders Stand Together Against Econet Founder

Minority shareholders raised their concerns over allegations of unfair conduct by Strive Masiyiwa, the majority shareholder at Econet Wireless Zimbabwe. Because of this outcry, a shareholder vote on the conversion of debentures to shares in the Zimbabwean telecoms operator has ...

ZBC Plans To Launch Security Service Channel During Digital Switchover

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has announced its plans to introduce a security services channel as part of a line-up of programmes planned for digital television broadcasting. According to the CEO of ZBC, Patrick Mavhura, the security and other channels ...

Zimbabwe: BAZ Grants TelOne License To Operate VOD Service

TelOne, a telecommunications operator in Harare, Zimbabwe has acquired an operating license from  the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to provide a video-on-demand (VoD) service The announcement was made by BAZ reads: “Please note that TelOne (Pvt) Ltd has been ...

Zimbabwe: Broadcasting Authority Bestows Broadcasting Licence To Zimpapers TV

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has granted the thirty-eight-year-old Zimbabwe Newspapers Ltd a tv broadcasting licence making the media firm the first and only fully integrated media house in the country with a footprint in publishing and digital, printing and ...

Zimbabwe Emraces Technological Convergence, Marries BAZ and POTRAZ

The Zimbabwean Government through the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Media, Information and Broadcasting, George Charamba, revealed that it has decided to consolidate Zimbabwe Post and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe(BAZ). According to Charamba: ...