Malawi’s pioneer television channel, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has finally found a spot on DStv effective Monday February 18 and is beaming on channel 295.
“Multi-choice is proud to bring MBC TV to our viewers in Malawi. This partnership expands our carriage of local content and enables us to deliver MBC TVs Free-to-Air channels to a much wider audience,” said Thabo Moabi, Multi-choice Africa Regional Director for Southern Africa.
Moabi said the company recognizes the valuable contribution that the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has made in working with MultiChoice Africa.
“A strong and mutually beneficial partnership has been built between Multi-choice Malawi and MBC TV, and we are delighted that our relationship will prosper with the inclusion of MBC TV on our DStv and GOtv bouquets,” concluded Moabi.
Commenting on the agreement, MBC TV Director of Engineering, Mr Joseph Chikagwa said:
“We are confident that our partnership with MultiChoice will deliver excellent new benefits to both our companies as well as all our viewers.”
MBC TV’s schedule includes news, religion, children’s programming, music, lifestyle, movies and general entertainment. The channel’s flagship shows include the likes of feature programme Mbiri, and music shows such as African Stars, Zapaphata and Music Splash.