CVM Communications Group

CVM TV

Address

Kingston
931 9400, 931 9422
web page

Description

The CVM Communications Group consists of two television stations, CVM Television Limited (CVM TV) and its cable affiliate CVM Plus; a radio station, HOT 102-FM; and two newspapers, X-News and the Teen Herald. The CVM Communications Group is part of the UGI group of companies. CVM Television Limited (CVM TV) was incorporated in Jamaica on July 31, 1990 and was granted a license to operate in March 1991. CVM TV began providing commercial television services in March 1993. CVM-TV competes in a three-station market in which it is considered the leading television station. CVM TV enjoys 49% share of the market, broadcasting a full 24 hours of planned programming each day. The channel broadcasts a mix of news, sports and current affairs along with soaps, local programming and drama features. The company is also the recipient of several national and international awards for its comprehensive and investigative coverage of news, sports, current affairs and entertainment. CVM TV offers a variety of attractive and competitive services to its advertisers and viewers and strives to improve productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of services to the public. Today, CVM TV has a board of 11 directors, a company secretary, five departments with a staff of 136, and a subsidiary company, CVM Productions Ltd. CVM TV provides island-wide coverage with transmitters in all 14 parishes. Fully-computerized in all departments, CVM TV introduced closed-captioning for the hearing impaired, and has been on the Internet since December 1995, offering updated news on a nightly basis to an international audience. Source: Portland Holdings, 2007



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2011-07-06 14:59:57.540938

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