11 Mar 2016

Vanuatu broadcaster gets new board

3:23 pm on 11 March 2016

Vanuatu's new government has changed the board of the public broadcaster Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation.

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The move follows concern over the lack of the broadcaster's ability to reach the outer islands.

The new board is led by a foreign ministry official, Johnety Jerety, and also includes journalists.

Last year, the VBTC signed an agreement with a Chinese telecommunications company to upgrade its current system to introduce digital television and radio.

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