Joy TV launch in Malawi expected soon

Joy Media Group will soon launch a fully digitalized television station which has already started beaming and employed over 60 Malawians in different fields.

 Joy TV journalist busy

Joy TV journalists busy

JOY TV studios

JOY TV studios

According to sources, Joy Media Group which is owned by the family of the former president Bakili Muluzi is one of the first television stations to transmit through digital.

Malawi like most of the African countries is racing against the deadline of June 2015 to move away from analog broadcasting to digital which is popularly k own as digital migration.

“We are excited to be pioneers in digital television in Malawi boasting of modern equipment and full HD cameras,” said one of the directors.

“Those that have already watched the picture on Joy Television have confessed that it is of international quality and a true reflection of massive investment. Joy can best be described as revolution in the television industry in Malawi,” he said.

Apart from giving viewers an exciting picture and content, Joy Media Group is also providing employment opportunity to Malawian professionals especially the youth.

Said the source: “If you go to Joy Television, you will discover that most of the key position holders are young professionals. These young professionals have been challenged to take the television station from its infancy to glory.”

The television which has been on air for the past three weeks was only playing music as they were testing the equipment and signal. From last week, the TV has been beaming some programmes.

Joy Station Manager, Lloyd Zawanda said they  will roll out TV transmission  and continue broadcasting their programmes with “ new digital equipments.”

In 2007, the Malawi government through the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) removed broadcasting equipment from Mpingwe Hill, a few months after Joy-TV went live, claiming that the operator had no licence contrary to Joy Management who insisted that they radio licence had an extension that also allowed them to operate a TV station.

MACRA rewarded Joy TV the licence in 2012.

Public television and private radio stations only began broadcasting in Malawi in 1999, five years after the first democratic elections.

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16 thoughts on “Joy TV launch in Malawi expected soon”

  1. Zanga Phee! says:

    Zodiac beware ,MBC TV Beware, the rest of all TV.s agenda for change on the floor.See my name

  2. Mr @sms says:

    Thats great.go malawi go,its tym 4 the change. Wel done……………JOYYYYYYYYY

  3. Dr. Centvinnie says:

    Will it cover as far as Likoma?

  4. Original Northerner says:

    Can you be please be on free to air channel sattelite, tizikuwonaninso kuno kumudzi. Don’t join za goal TV please no

  5. tsukuluza says:

    Apav a Chair mwakhwanadi ndi zmmwe timadikira. Mumandiwaza chifukwa munayambitsa nokha zimenezi: lyolyolyo.

  6. eluby says:

    Which areas is it covering?

  7. Geoma says:

    Welcome Joy TV, but avoid politicizing the station, we want soccer at that station

  8. Karo gaii says:

    What r the frequencies?

  9. ujeni says:

    Why boosting, we are pioneers, employing the youth? Do they know why they are in this business by the way?

  10. Mack says:

    Very good,we need such development.hands 2 joy!tili pambuyopo,bola musamatimane sports live pa ground plus ma replay.

  11. palibekanthu says:

    Is it on DSTV?

  12. jahman says:

    the programmes are nice but the picture aint that good on go tv

  13. nkholokolo chibomo says:

    Good development indeed

  14. Curious eyes says:

    Lets hope po_Olitics and boring programs won’t be the older of the day. Prove me wrong

  15. mudzionetsa mpira we wl becproud of u

  16. Achalume says:

    What are the frequencies?Is it on satelite or using territeral antenna!

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