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DATE MILESTONES IN PUBLIC BROADCASTING
July 1944
  • Setting up of the MBS - Mauritius Broadcasting Service
  • Provision of a radio service - Radio Maurice broadcasting on 439 mw
January 1, 1961 MBC under the responsibility of the Ministry of Information
June 8, 1964 Incorporation of the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation by GN 68 of 1964 to run a broadcasting service both radio and television in Mauritius (including its dependencies of outer islands including Rodrigues)
February 8, 1965 Inauguration of Television Service (B/W)
December 24, 1975 Introduction of color television
November 7, 1987 Inauguration of television service in Rodrigues
December 15, 1989 Launching of FM Radio (Sugar FM 97.3)
December 1989 Kool FM Radio launched
July 1990, 30 Launching of 2nd TV channel
August 1995 Taal FM radio launched
October 1995 Launching of 3rd TV channel
2006 Digital Transmission initiated 5 TV channels on digital platform
2007 6 moreTV channels added on digital platform
November 2008 Radio and TV service introduced in Agalega
October 2010

5 additional TV channels launched on digital platform

  • Marathi
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Chinese
  • Urdu
October 2010 Best FM Radio launched
December 2010 MBC moves to new headquarters in Moka
2011 New radio channel, Music FM Radio, launched
November 2012 Setting up of TV studio at Citronelle and launching of daily news bulletin in Rodrigues
January 30, 2013 Senn Kreol and Bhojpuri channels launched
November 5, 2013 MBC News channel launched
September 15,2014 Launching of Kids Channel