Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation
|Type||Broadcast television network|
|Founded||Ethiopian Empire |
by Habte Giyorgis
|Slogan||The Voice of Diversity|
|ETV News HD: 14%
ETV Languages HD: < 1%
ETV North HD:<1
ETV South HD:<1
ETV West HD:<1
ETV East HD:<1ETV representative:<3
|May 10, 1921|
ETV News HD
|News and documentaries|
ETV Entertainment HD
ETV Language HD
|Programs with various languages|
ETV sports UHD
ETV East HD HD
|Group||Ethiopian broadcast organization|
The EBC was established by the order of Emperor Haile Selassie and initially operated by a British firm, Thomson. It's 100% owned by the Ethiopian government. Its programming includes news, sport, music and other entertainment. A majority of the programming is broadcast in Amharic, the official federal language of the government of Ethiopia. In addition some news segments are broadcast in other languages such as Afaan Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, Qafaraf, Harari, as well as English.
EBC has entertainment programs like 'Ethiopian Idol,' which features similar content to American talent show American Idol. In recent years ETV has transmitted a few matches per week from some European Football Leagues (2007 Spanish La Liga, 2008 English Premier League), plus some international matches. EBC transmits its programmes on 4 satellite stations.
Ethiopian Television was initially established during Haile Selassie reign era with assistance from the British firm, Thomson. It was created to highlight the Organization of African Unity (OAU) meeting that took place in Addis Ababa that same year. Color television broadcast began in 1964 in commemoration of the founding of Workers' Party of Ethiopia (WPE). The current structure and goals of were established 1987 with Proclamation 114/87. In 2014, the channel changed its name from ETV to EBC, also changing its logo in the process. In 2015, EBC and other regional channels upgraded their news studios with more modern equipment. In March 2018, EBC's logo was transferred to etv and made a new transmission of frequency and sister's channel contents and its now broadcasting on Ethiosat/Nilesat..
ETV News HD
ETV News (etv ዜና) is the main news channel with 24 hours coverage, with content on culture, politics, documentaries, and economy. Broadcast mostly in Amharic with the exception of some news segments which are broadcast in other languages.
ETV Languages HD
ETV Languages is a channel which focuses on news in the varies languages of Ethiopia along with 3 international languages.
ETV Entertainment HD
ETV Entertainment (etv መዝናኛ) is a channel which focuses on dramas, as well as lifestyle programming. The channel is most known for broadcasting Ethiopia's first family sitcom, Betoch. This channel also airs a lot of popular foreign content including soap operas and Hollywood films.
ETV Sport UHD
ETV Sport only focuses on sport related activities like English primer league,European leagues and ethiopian leagues and many other sports game in the world.
ETV East HD
ETV East is a Channel that focuses news,sports,entertainment and documentary for viewers in eastern parts of ethiopia.
ETV West HD
ETV East is a Channel that focuses news,sports,entertainment and documentary for viewers in western parts of ethiopia.
ETV North HD
ETV East is a Channel that focuses news,sports,entertainment and documentary for viewers in Northern parts of ethiopia.
ETV South HD
ETV East is a Channel that focuses news,sports,entertainment and documentary for viewers in southern parts of ethiopia.
ETV representative HD
ETV representative is a channel that focuses on Parliament news and live stream.
- Ethiopian National Radio 93.1
- FM Addis 97.1
- ebc fm 104.3
Ethiopian Government-owned media organizations
- OBN (Oromiyaa Broadcast Network) HD
- Addis TV HD
- Amhara TV HD
- Tigray TV HD
- Ethiopian Somali TV
- Dire TV
- Debub (South) TV HD
- Harar TV