Girish Mahajan

Television Kiribati

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Television Kiribati Ltd, or TV Kiribati, was the sole, state-owned television service in Kiribati.



Established in 2004, it broadcast "local and foreign programmes", and was accessible only in South Tarawa (the country's capital) and in the neighbouring island-town of Betio. It provided "about one hour of local programming" on weekdays, and did not broadcast over week-ends.

Undetermined Suspension

Television Kiribati was suspended by the government in March 2013, due to "serious financial problems", and its personnel's "lack [of] expertise and knowledge in programming and production". The government announced a review to determine whether the closure should be permanent. As it was the only television service, viewers in Tarawa South were left with access to radio and newspapers as their media for information.


Television Kiribati Wikipedia

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