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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
CVM Television Limited (CVM TV) was incorporated in Jamaica on July 31, 1990 and was granted a license to operate in March 1991. CVM TV began providing commercial television s
ervices in March 1993. CVM-TV competes in a three-station market in which it is considered the leading television station. CVM TV enjoys 49% share of the market, broadcasting a full 24 hours of planned programming each day. The channel broadcasts a mix of news, sports and current affairs along with soaps, local programming and drama features. The company is also the recipient of several national and international awards for its comprehensive and investigative coverage of news, sports, current affairs and entertainment.
CVM TV is owned by The CVM Communications Group consists of two television stations, CVM Television Limited (CVM TV) and its cable affiliate CVM Plus
a radio station, HOT 102-FM
and two newspapers, X-News and the Teen Herald. The CVM Communications Group is part of the UGI group of companies. Read more......Read less