Portuguese-speaking DStv customers are in for a treat with the addition of a channel made in Mozambique, to tell authentic Mozambican stories in Africa just in time to commemorate Mozambique’s Independence Day on 25 June 2019.
TVM International will start airing on DStv channel 701 from Wednesday, 19 June 2019 at 10:00am CAT and will be available to DStv customers in Mozambique, Angola and South Africa to experience local programming featuring Mozambican culture, tourism, sports and more.
TVM International is the international channel of Mozambique’s public national television station, Televisão de Moçambique (TVM). With the motto "Comunicando Moçambique" (Communicating Mozambique), the channel’s aim is to promote the cultural diversity and riches, natural resources as well as the tourism and agricultural potential of Mozambique with programming that will be air 24-hours a day on DStv.
TVM International joins the DStv’s growing channel line-up of local channels at a time where MultiChoice has intensified its efforts to invest in local content and grow the local creative industries. The addition of TVM International on DStv speaks directly to MultiChoice’s commitment to growing the local content offering and making great local stories more accessible to the communities in which the business operates and beyond.
Agnelo Laice, Director General of MultiChoice Mozambique, stated: “At MultiChoice we strive to find the right mix of content that resonates with our viewers. The addition of TVM International onto the DStv platform is just one more way that we can play a role in supporting the growth of the local TV industry and creating lasting partnerships to uplift the local broadcasting industry to greater heights and furthermore, we’re proud that we can provide a platform to showcase the Mozambican culture to other parts of Africa."
“The addition of TVM International on DStv is in line with our objective to spread the social, political, cultural and sporting reality of Mozambique across our borders. This collaboration is a giant leap for both TVM and MultiChoice, and indeed a step in the right direction of broadcasting inclusivity for all Mozambiçans’’ said Marta Odallah, Director TVM International.
TVM International (DStv channel 701) will be available to DStv subscribers in Mozambique and Angola via the DStv Portuguese packages: DStv Bue, Grande Plus, Grande and Facil while DStv customers in South Africa will get access to the channel on the DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact packages as well as the DStv Portuguese stand-alone and Add on packages.
For more information on the channel, please visit www.dstv.com