Mozambique’s TV landscape was forever changed in 1995, when a bold new broadcaster entered the country. With the vision of bringing cutting-edge broadcast technology to Mozambique while simultaneously uplifting the nation through inspired corporate citizenship, MultiChoice Mozambique was born.
Fast forward to 2020 and MultiChoice is reflecting on a 25-year journey of enriching lives in Mozambique. Throughout the last quarter of a century, MultiChoice Mozambique has been a much-loved part of society, a friend who brings the family together to share precious moments and unforgettable memories.
“In line with our mission to make great entertainment more accessible, the company has remained true to its founding objectives. Over the past 25 years, we have cemented our position as a digital pioneer by introducing the first-ever satellite TV service to Mozambique followed by the very latest in state-of-the-art hardware and on-demand video services and the first digital terrestrial TV platform for the exclusive broadcast of our GOtv service in 2014.”
Agnelo Laice, Managing Director of MultiChoice Mozambique
How we create social value
Our business has grown hand in hand with our local economy – our footprint includes 180 local employees, 365 installers, 6 branches and over 600 touch points.
We believe a key ingredient of businesses prosperity and sustainability is having the right partners. By forging long-term partnerships with Government, the regulator, our national broadcaster, Local Audio channels and free-to-air (FTA) channels, we have in last 27 years contributed positively to the Country’s GDP (MCM & GOTV contribution for FY22 is $14.2m and in turn enriched the lives of our Country.
Growing Mozambique’s creative industries
The company merges its passion for uplifting Mozambicans with its promise to provide outstanding content in its most ambitious corporate social value initiative to date – the MultiChoice Tale Factory (MTF).
This initiative aims to develop the next generation of Mozambican filmmakers and through this, ignite the country’s creative industries, via a fully-paid 12-month learnership under the tutelage of some of Africa’s top creatives.
In 2018, Gerson Amaral and Ludmila Mero represented Mozambique at the prestigious MTF Academy of Southern Africa in Lusaka, Zambia, followed by Maira Armanda Isaias Tauacale and Amarilis Felimao Gule class of 2020 the year after.
Aside from being upskilled in all areas of film production, these students – and those who follow in years to come – will help grow Mozambique’s film and TV sector while proactively feeding the country’s content pipeline with high-quality, original local productions.
This initiative demonstrates the breadth of MultiChoice Mozambique’s commitment to the country, which is underscored by its long-term partnerships with government, the national broadcaster and regulator, as well as entrepreneurs and bright young talent to co-create a prosperous nation for all.
Enriching Mozambican Lives
Ludmila Mero, Mozambican Alumni Class of 2019, MultiChoice Talent Factory Zambia Academy
“I want to encourage more women to enter our creative industries, and work with them in creating amazing local content”
“We have to thank MultiChoice for all their support. They helped us through tough times”
Antonio Changule, Agent, MultiChoice Mozambique
Executive Management Team
Agnelo Laice – Managing Director
Manuel Nhina – Legal Counsel
Jovita Fazenda – Regulatory Manager
Maria Raposo – Senior Finance Manager
Saquina Macane - Corporate Affairs Manager
Alzira Manejo – Human Resources Manager
Usman Olalekan – Head of Customer Value Management
Claudio de Araújo – Head of Sales
Erik Chamane – Head of DStv Business
Jónia Presado – Head of Marketing
Claudia Mabote – Head of CX and Care
Paulo Mavie – Head of Operations Support
João Ribeiro – Channel Head (Maningue Magic)
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