State-owned publisher Zimbabwe Newspapers (Zimpapers), the publishers of the Herald, Chronicle, Sunday Mail and Sunday News have applied to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) for a Content Distribution Service Licence. The publisher runs its own online television network known as Zimpapers Television Network (ZTN) which started in late 2017.
BAZ has invited people who wish to comment on the matter to do so within 14 days from today. The Notice from BAZ reads,
APPLICATION FOR A CONTENT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE LICENCE
TAKE NOTICE that the Applicant has applied for a Content Distribution Service Licence as stipulated in the Broadcasting Services Act (Chapter 12:06).
Name of Applicant: Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited
Type of Licence Applied for: Content Distribution Service Licence
Licence Area: Harare
Applicant’s Head Office: 6th Floor, Herald House
Cnr S. Nujoma & G. Silundika
P.O Box 55
Complete details of the Applicant have been lodged with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe.
Any person who wishes to comment on the application may, within fourteen days of the date of the publication of this notice, contact the
Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe
No. 27 Boscobel West Drive
Tel: +263 4 443465/7.