Fana Broadcasting Corporate

Fana Broadcasting Corporate S.C. (FBC) is a state-owned mass media company operating in Ethiopia. Launched in 1994 it focuses mostly on political, social and economical reports about Ethiopia. It operates radio and television stations within Ethiopia.

FBC
Fana Broadcasting Corporate
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FBC logo
CountryEthiopia
Broadcast areaEthiopia
HeadquartersAddis Ababa
Programming
Language(s)Afaan Oromo, Amharic, Arabic and English
Ownership
Sister channelsFana TV
History
Launched1994
Links
Websitehttp://www.fanabc.com/
Availability

Political stancesEdit

As of 2020, FBC generally supported the federal government of Ethiopia and the ruling Prosperity Party.[1]

Fana TVEdit

In 2014 it was announced that FBC would be building its own studio in the hopes of starting its own channel.[2] In 2016, FBC formally signed an agreement with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA) to become a licensed broadcaster in the country.[3] Fana TV started test transmission of its satellite TV channel on Ethiosat in July 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Skjerdal, Terje; Moges, Mulatu Alemayehu (2020-11-26). "The ethnification of the Ethiopian media" (PDF). Fojo Media Institute, International Media Support. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2020-12-24. Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  2. ^ "Fana Broadcasting Corporate to Build a Studio with 150m Br". Addis Fortune. March 30, 2014.
  3. ^ "Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority Gives Satellite Television Licenses". Ezega. October 29, 2016.

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