The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) is a strategic institution in the country operating as a statutory body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services (MIBS).
The National Public Service Broadcaster established pursuant to section 3 of the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation Act, Chapter 154 of the Laws of Zambia. It is the oldest, widest in coverage and largest radio and television service provider and was transformed from a government department called the Zambia Broadcasting Services under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services into a statutory body by the Act of 1987. The Corporation operates diffusion services across three radio channels namely Radio 1, Radio 2 and Radio 4 and three Television channels namely TV1, TV2 and TV3 with plans to introduce new channels.
ZNBC is mandated to deliver an unparalleled public value proposition of educating, informing and entertaining all Zambians by means of radio stations and television channels.The Corporation is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Zambia and was established on 1st April, 1988 as a Public Service Broadcaster the precursor to the Zambia Broadcasting Services (ZBS).The Corporation’s core responsibility is to provide Radio and Television broadcasts throughout the country. The Corporation’s other role is to provide signal distribution to other broadcasting stations.
“To be the broadcaster of 1st Choice serving public interest”
“TO PROVIDE QUALITY RADIO AND TELEVISION SERVICES THROUGHOUT ZAMBIA IN ORDER TO STIMULATE CULTURAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE GENERATING COMMERCIAL VALUE AND ATTAIN FINANCIAL VIABILITY FOR THE CORPORATION.”