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                 Mr. Charles NDONGO, the Managing Director
December 17, 1987: Creation of the Cameroon Broadcasting Office (CRTV), a merger of the public Radio and Television;
January 28, 1988: Inauguration of the Television Production Centre in Mballa II, head- quarters Office;
03 April 2000: Liberalization of the audiovisual sector in Cameroon through Decree N0 2000/158 of the Prime Minister, setting the terms and conditions for the creation and opera- tion of private audiovisual communication com- panies. This is the end of CRTV's monopoly;
January 28, 2018: Launch of CRTV NEWS, the all-news channel for public broadcasting.
A NATIONAL COVERAGE
CRTV is first and foremost its Radio broadcasting network, which consists of a national channel, the National Radio, ten regional stations and seven FM channels. The 10 regional stations are as follows: CRTV Centre in Yaoundé, created in 1985 - frequency 101.9 Mhz; Bertoua Radio, created in 1976 - frequency 92.9 Mhz; Ebolawa Radio, premiered in 1983 - frequency 97.6 Mhz; Buea Radio, created in 1968 - fre- quency 94.5 MHz; Bamenda Radio, created in 1980 - frequency Mhz; Bafoussam Radio, crea- ted in 1978 - 93.5 MHz frequency; Radio Garoua, created in 1983 - frequency 101.2 Mhz; N'Gaoundéré Radio - frequency 102.5 MHz; Douala Radio, premiered in 1983 - fre- quency 97.6 Mhz; Maroua Radio, created 1983 - frequency 94.8 Mhz.
The 7 FM channels include: WAVE FM in Kribi - frequency 95.5 MHz; FM Kousseri - Frequency 94.8 Mhz; FM Yagoua - frequency 99.8 Mhz; Yaoundé FM 94 - Frequency 94 Mhz; FM Mount Cameroon FM at Buea - Frequency 104.7Mhz; Suelaba FM in Douala - Frequency 104.9 Mhz; Poala FM in Bafoussam - Frequency 104.7 Mhz
The TV network: 1 general-interest channel; 2 thematic channels: - CRTV News - CTV Sport & Entertainment (planned); Facebook: CRTV Web; Twitter: CRTV_web;
PERFORMANCE EQUIPMENT
CRTV has important TV broadcasting equipment. For example, it has 42 TV relay transmitters, and they are distributed as follows in the Regions: Adamawa: 4 pylons and 6 transmitters of 1 to 10 KW; Centre: 4 pylons and 4 transmitters of 100W to 10 KW; East: 3 pylons and 5 transmit- ters of100W to 10 KW; Far-North: 5 pylons and 12 transmitters of 100W to 10 KW; Littoral: 3 pylons and 7 transmitters of 100W to 10 KW; North: 4 pylons and 7 transmitters of 100W to 10 KW; North-West: 2 pylons and 4 transmitters of 100W to 10 KW; West: 3 pylons and 5 transmitters of 500W to 10 KW; South: 7 pylons and 14 transmitters of 100W to 10 KW; South- West: 7 pylons and 9 transmitters of 1 to 2.5 KW.
In terms of production equipment, CRTV has mobile and fixed studios. Two OB VAN HD (digi- tal, with a capacity of more than 20 cameras each) and an OB VAN (analogue, with a capa- city of more than 7 cameras). As for fixed studios, it has 4 functional Studios including 2 digital and 2 analogue. The Office also has light production units; post-production units (editing suites); two fly away; two analogue radio-relay systems; two digital beams.
THE SATELLITE ARRAY
CRTV relies on a ground station for satellite trans- missions. With this device, it works for the achie- vement of its managerial vision by 2020: to build a modern and conquering company, so that the Office is and remains the reference in the field of broadcasting in Cameroon, with an anchor in the Central African sub-region n
  Mr. Emmanuel WONGIBE, the Deputy Managing Director
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