One Africa Television

One Africa Television is Namibia
Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia , is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March...

's first successful commercial free-to-air
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 television station.

Originally covering only Windhoek
Windhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. It is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area, at around above sea level. The 2001 census determined Windhoek's population was 233,529...

, Rehoboth
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 and Okahandja
Okahandja is a town of 14,000 inhabitants in Otjozondjupa Region, central Namibia, and the district capital of the Okahandja electoral constituency. It is known as the Garden Town of Namibia. It is located 70km north of Windhoek on the B1 road...

, One Africa Television has grown significantly, operating 29 analogue transmitters in Namibia as of March 2009.

One Africa Television provides a free-to-air analogue broadcast which can be received with an ordinary television set and antenna. It's a fully commercial enterprise, receiving no state subsidies.

One Africa Television broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,and whole year and carries a range of programs selected for relevance to the Namibian television viewing public. Local programming currently consists of Offside, a one hour weekly soccer talk show, and a locally produced half hour news bulletin, News on One, broadcast weekdays.

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