Minister Leads in Digital

Minister Mutsvangwa launched Zimbabwe’s DTT in the presence of her deputy Kindness Paradza,  Minister of State for Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs and Devolution, Mary Mliswa-Chikoka and the Information Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana.Broadcasting Authority of Zimbawe (BAZ), Transmedia, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) and Zimpapers attended. Minister Mutsvangwa said the migration would help bridge the information gap between urban and rural communities. The transmitter located near Karoi, will service areas in Hurungwe, Kariba rural, Zvipani, Magunje, Tengwe, Nyamakate, Chidamoyo, Kazangarare and Chundu among others. “I am pleased to inform you that with the coming in of the Second Republic, the digitisation project in Zimbabwe is now gathering momentum. Since 2015, we have installed 18 digital television transmitters countrywide. The areas prioritised are those that were historically unserved with television services. Karoi is one of the areas.

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