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Eutelsat, DSTV knocked two Tigrai-based broadcasters off air

In connection with the recent violence that erupted following the killing of Hachalu Hundessa in the capital Addis Ababa, two satellite television service providers, which are widely-used in Ethiopia, Eutelsat and DSTV have taken measures to block two Ethiopian broadcasters, Tigrai TV and Dimtsi Woyane TV, this week.

Orbis wins bid to supply 24 mln birr TV equipment to HPR

With a view of improving filming and documentation of legislators in session, the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has awarded a private company to deliver a 24 million birr worth HD cameras, to go on air in a few months, The Reporter has learnt.

Broadcast Authority requests legislative help to regulate broadcasters

One regional broadcaster  refuses centralized digital network Four private broadcasters ordered to transfer ownership The Director General of the Ethiopian Broadcast Authority (EBA), Zeray Asgedom, has requested the assistance of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) to tighten its regulatory efforts on broadcasters serving the Ethiopian public and to launch the planned national digital network.

Health oriented channel to come to the small screen

The Ethiopian TV industry is expanding, as a new TV station is entering the market focused on public health. Afri Health Television, a Dubai-based station inaugurated its Ethiopian hub in the capital on November 16 at Sheraton Addis in the presence of government officials, the diplomatic core and health professionals.