Media Niugini Limited t/a EMTV is a free-to-air public broadcaster established in 1987 in Port Moresby. EMTV was owned by Channel 9 Australia and later by Fiji TV. In 2016 Telikom PNG acquired EMTV making the iconic Nambawan to Watch brand of 34 years proudly 100% Papua New Guinean owned. As the premiere television station in the country, EMTV is distinguished for contributing to society by creating a sense of national identity through local content production, including covering national events to bring Papua New Guineans together.
Across a diverse country, millions of Papua New Guineans are catered for by EMTV’s responsibility to provide free-to-air broadcast services of reliable sources of news, information, education and entertainment content. EMTV produces the most trusted and most watched national news bulletin at 12.00pm and at 6.00pm, including news headlines in tok pidgin at 8.00pm.
EMTV’s strength since its inception is local content production. Amidst an ongoing pandemic environment EMTV continues to produce the best local programs this year namely, Infocus; Haus and Home; Tok Pandemic; Sports Scene; Elite Music Zone; Upload PNG Home Videos: Vocal Fusion; Green Angels; Kids Kona. Being the window to the world for decades, EMTV similarly broadcasts international content ranging from documentaries; current affairs; TV drama series; kids cartoon; lifestyle; movies; and major 2021 sporting events such as the Big Bash League; Tokyo Olympics; and the Rugby League World Cup.
Having the widest national terrestrial reach across Papua New Guinea, EMTV is the country’s most preferred communication medium utilized by non-profit organisations, the private sector and government ministries. EMTV is also renowned to be the most experienced in outdoor broadcast productions covering small to major national and regional events such as Independence Day; State Funerals; Gala Award Events; Conferences; South Pacific Games; National Soccer League; Oceania Football Confederation; FIFA; Live Draws and Parliament sessions. EMTV is the country’s preferred television station for live broadcast coverage of significant and patriotic national events.
More than 2 million visitors per annum access EMTV’s website to read free and current news articles. EMTV keeps readers informed worldwide with reliable information on the latest news in Papua New Guinea which include live broadcast streams of the 6.00pm National News. The website offers 6 rotational banners specifically designed to cater for communication placements.
EMTV’s social media following exceeds 290,000 followers and increases when live streaming major national events. Daily TV Guide posts, creative awareness campaigns, and disseminating current information online keeps followers engaged and loyal. The EMTV Guide page also offers a platform for social media advertising campaigns.
Reputed as the leading television station in Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific Islands region, EMTV possesses the most experienced and skilled talents in commercial production. Majority of the advertisements, public service announcements, awareness campaigns and documentaries aired on EMTV are produced in-house by creative and aspirant concept developers who understand the viewers. The commercial producers capture new footage and access EMTV’s library storage worth decades of content dating back to 1987 to meet client requirements.
EMTV is a 100% Free-To-Air television broadcast service for Papua New Guinea by Papua New Guineans.