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ZTN among 6 applicants to be awarded TV licences

ZTN and Fairtalk TV are among six broadcasters who have been awareded TV licences by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe

Zimpapers Says “Digital First” Approach Finally Bearing Fruit

Zimpapers has released its trading update for the 3rd Quarter ending 30 September and whilst their profits and revenues have grown considerably compared to September 2018 the most interesting tidbits (for us and our obsession with the opportunity of the internet) was their performance in the digital space. The company’s digital first strategy is starting […]

[Update] Zimpapers Television Network To Livestream The 2018 Election Challenge Court Proceedings From 9 AM

There has been a lot of questions about Zimbabwe’s Election Challenge and chief among them is “where can I follow the proceedings?” It seems, ZBC is hell bent on ensuring that there is a limited amount of coverage of the ConCourt Hearing. Luckily enough, Zimpapers has ties to the national broadcasters and they got permission […]

Zimpapers To Introduce News Channel By 30 July

Zimpapers will be introducing 6 new channels, the first of which will be going on-air before the end of July. Zimpapers CEO, Pikirayi Deketeke, disclosed this information at Zimpapers’ annual general meeting. ‘Feel Good’ news? Broadcasting is not exactly a new avenue for Zimpapers. Last year, Zimpapers introduced ZTN Network and these were the baby […]

Zimpapers Television Network (ZTN) launches with a couple of shows for you to watch

Earlier this year, Techzim wrote that Zimpapers, the largest government-owned print media house in Zimbabwe was preparing to launch their own television network called ZTN. Well, ZTN recently launched after weeks of trailers showcasing some of the shows that they were going to offer once they had launched. ZTN plans to air all their shows on […]

Zimpapers prepares to launch TV network, ZTN

The government owned Zimpapers, the largest print media house in Zimbabwe, is preparing to launch a new TV network, Zimpapers Television Network. A promo posted on YouTube last week introduced what the network will be about – giving people what they want in TV content. Talk of the launch of the station by the company has […]