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The functions of the Corporation shall be to provide public broadcasting services of high quality to promote:
(a) the encouragement and propagation of positive values a nd attitudes within the society
(b) the development of education and training
(c) the dissemination of news, information and ideas on matters of general public interest
(d) the vitality of democratic institutions
(e) the protection of the environment
(f) the development of literary and artistic expression
(g) the development of culture, human resources and sports
(h) respect for fundamental rights and freedoms and the responsibilities of the individual to society
(i) integrity in public and private life.
Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Corporation shall have power to do all such things as are in its opinion necessary for or conducive to the proper discharge of its functions and, in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, it shall have power:
(a) To erect, maintain and operate broadcasting transmitting relay and receiving stations
(b) To install and operate broadcasting distribution services
(c) To provide or to arrange for the provision and equipment of studios and other premises for broadcasting services
(d) To make arrangements for the production and distribution of programmes broadcast by the Corporation and to receive Programmes to be broadcast by the Corporation
(e) To do such things as are necessary or expedient for the purpose of turning to account any property or rights of the Corporation. Read more......Read less
Television Jamaica Ltd (TVJ) is a member of the RJR communications Group. Watch today and enjoy all your favourite programs including:.
- Smile Jamaica
- Weekend Smile
CHILDREN AND YOUTH:
- Junior Schools Challenge Quiz
- Schools Challenge Quize
- Money Matters
- All Angles
- Religious Hard Talk
- Talk Up Youth
- Entertainment Report (ER)
- All Together Sing
- Digicel Rising Stars
- Ity and Fancy Show
- Mission Cat Walk
- Layers of Souls
- Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall
Just look at us now and enjoy all your favourite programs including:
A list of local programs, news and sports, a weekly schedule (sequence and time allotted for each program), stream your favorite show instantly and watch your video on demand. Read more......Read less
SportsMax is the Caribbean sports channel of choice, committed to providing sporting content of the highest quality to the Caribbean, delivered by a team of highly innovative,
passionate and qualified professionals. Founded in 2002, SportsMax is the premier broadcaster and rights owner of international sports content to the Caribbean islands and is a subsidiary of the Digicel Group.
SportsMax offers basic and subscription sports packages in 30 countries, which include its own channels SportsMax and SportsMax2 as well as a Spanish language channel CDNSportsMax - launched in 2013 in the Dominican Republic. The company also targets the Caribbean Diaspora through CEEN, the North American sister channel available in the USA Tristate (on Cablevision Optimum) and in Canada (on Rogers & Bell Media).
Along with the above, SportsMax is the exclusive regional rights holder of premium content such as La Liga & Copa Del Rey, UEFA Champions League, Copa America, The NBA, The Women’s Tennis Association Tour, The Indian Premier League, The Ashes cricket, IAAF Diamond League Grand Prix Meets and much more. Read more......Read less
What is the Commission
The electronic media, broadcast radio and television, as well as subscriber television, have profound and wide-reaching effects on many aspects o f the daily lives of Jamaicans. The Broadcasting Commission’s role is to monitor and regulate these industries, balancing the interests of consumers, the industries and the creative community in implementing public policy and law.
The Commission is a statutory body established by the Broadcasting and Radio Re-Diffusion Amendment Act of 1986.
Prior to this, the broadcast media were monitored by the Broadcasting Authority, which was created by the Broadcasting and Radio Re-Diffusion Act of 1949. The Authority’s functions were incorporated into the Commission.
Who is the Commission
Members of the Commission are appointed by the Governor- General, after consultation with the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition. Commissioners are appointed to serve for five years.
Commissi oners meet monthly, or more regularly if necessary, to discuss and decide on matters relating to the Commission’s mandate.
The decisions of the Commission are carried out by a Secretariat, which is headed by an Executive Director.
To be the cutting-edge regulator that leads in the development and advancement of a dynamic electronic communications sector for the benefit of Jamaica and the Caribbean Community.
To carry out the provisions of the Broadcasting and Radio Re- Diffusion Act
To make and administer the Television and Sound Broadcasting Regulations
To evaluate applications and make recommendations to the responsible Minister
To monitor the transmission and operations of licensees.
To receive and investigate complaints
To advise the government on policy
To conduct and or commission research. Read more......Read less
The Creative Production and Training Centre (CPTC) - the Caribbean’s largest public sector multi-media and video production center – is a limited liability company incorpo
rated under the Companies Act of Jamaica and established by the Government of Jamaica in 1984. Its mandate is to record, archive, and broadcast Jamaica’s varied cultural expressions and events, to ensure the preservation of our history, achievements and the promotion of our positive values. To maintain the highest standards in the production of Jamaican media content, the CPTC is committed to training the nation’s media technicians.
With over 30 years in media and production, we are proud of the high standards in media production set by the CPTC Productions team.
Our services which include electronic field productions (EFP), outside broadcast facilities, studio rental (the largest TV studio in the English Speaking Caribbean), post production, video productions, and multi-media services, are in great demand, due largely because of the professional service and expertise displayed by the team. We are always recruiting to help us cover events such as Magnum Kings and Queens, Rebel Salute, Contender, Sting, etc. and television shows such as: The Suzan Show, Love Zone, The Dwieght Peters Show, Impact, Flow’s Chatter Box and many more!
The CPTC was also designed and equipped in 1984 to train media professionals in the technical and production skills that would ensure world class standards in the local media industry. Through its signature courses in areas such as videography, audio engineering and voice and speech, graduates of the CPTC’s training arm Media Technology Institute (MTI) are in high demand in the local and regional media industry. MTI strives to constantly respond to the needs of its students and the media fraternity and corporate clients served.
The Institute is fully registered and recognized by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), the official accreditation body for tertiary education in Jamaica and is certified by NCTVET. Read more......Read less
Five years after the creation of Wealth Magazine, the pacesetters Garth Walker and Leighton Davis launch another phase of their master plan, Business Access TV – a fresh, re
volutionary breakthrough in Jamaica’s media landscape. The first business and lifestyle cable channel providing original local content that motivates and inspires. Business Access TV delivers high quality programmes that promote positive ideas and initiatives to grow wealth and prosperity. Watch inspiring stories of determined entrepreneurs struggling to overcome challenges to launch successful businesses. Learn life lessons from the titans of industry and gain valuable insight into how they built their empires. Business Access TV celebrates achievement and applauds the efforts of those who strive to achieve greatness. Aspire to blaze your own trail. Explore your creativity and achieve financial independence and economic security while pursuing your passion.
The channel’s programming equips you with the knowledge and tools to carve out your own niche. Feel the pulse of the business community and monitor the vital signs of the economy. Find out about new developments and the impact of policies and decisions on the country and you. Business Access TV guides you through the maze of jargon to gain financial literacy and an understanding of economic issues. It’s no longer business as usual. The time has come to change the game. BATV puts you at the centre of it all and the power is in your hands. Tune in to Channel 185 on Flow for an enriching viewing experience backed by professional technical and creative expertise. Read more......Read less