About Us




ABOUT THE MBC


The Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is a public service broadcaster and is the principal medium for the dissemination of information, education and entertainment programmes in Mauritius and its outer islands.



MISSION


As a national public broadcasting service, the MBC broadcasts news and programmes that caters for the intellectual, cultural, information and entertainment needs of the Mauritian population.



OBJECTIVES


The main objectives of the MBC are, inter alia, to provide independent and impartial broadcasting services of information, education, culture and entertainment in the different languages spoken or taught in the country and ensure that its broadcasting services help towards the development, of knowledge, sense of initiative, civic rights, duties and responsibilities of the population.



BROADCASTING SERVICES IN MAURITIUS


Radio Channels

The MBC radio services currently consist of:
(a) FM channels: Taal FM, Kool FM, Music FM, Best FM
(b) AM channels: Radio Mauritius, Radio Maurice



Television Channels

The MBC currently broadcasts seventeen (17) television channels on the digital platform as follows:

  1. >> MBC 1
  2. >> MBC 2
  3. >> MBC 3
  4. >> Digital 4
  5. >> Zoom TV
  6. >> BBC World News
  7. >> Bhojpuri Channel
  8. >> France 24
  9. >> MBC Knowledge
  10. >> Sports 11
  11. >> Cine 12
  12. >> DD Sahyadri
  13. >> DD Podhigai
  14. >> DD Saptagiri
  15. >> DD 16 – Urdu Channel
  16. >> Senn Kreol
  17. >> CCTV

MBC 1, 2 and 3 are also broadcast on the analogue platform.




BROADCASTING SERVICES IN RODRIGUES


Television Channels

  • Digital 1 (MBC 1, VOA, BBC World)
  • Digital 2 (MBC 2, MBC 3, Cine 12)
  • Digital 3 (France 24)
  • Digital 4 (VOA, BBC World)


Radio Channels

Radio Maurice

Kool FM/ Best FM/ Rodrigues FM




BROADCASTING SERVICES IN AGALEGA


Television Channels

  • Digital 1 (MBC 1, VOA, BBC World)
  • Digital 2 (MBC 2, MBC 3, Cine 12)


Radio Channels

Radio Maurice

Kool FM / Best FM



PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE


The Corporation transmits on a 24-hour basis and provides a platform for local, regional and international news on its channels. The MBC broadcasts its programmes to a socially and culturally diverse audience. In addition to the broadcast of a variety of infotainment and entertainment programmes, the MBC broadcasts diverse local productions. These local productions focus on several areas such as current affairs, culinary, cultural, entertainment and sports fields.


Programmes on television and radio are broadcast in 12 languages, notably French, Creole, English, Hindustani, Urdu, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujrati, Mandarin/ Cantonese and Hakka.

MBC1 MBC2 MBC3 MBC DIGITAL 4 MARATHI TAMIL TELEGU URDU