Technical department plans and manages use of broadcasting services in Zimbabwe, develops technical standards for broadcasting in accordance with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standards, monitors and tracks the use of broadcasting services bands, investigates interference problems in the broadcasting services bands and coordinates frequency assignments with neighboring countries.
Legal and Corporate Affairs
The Legal and Corporate Affairs Department’s main function is to advise the BAZ Board and Management on any legal issues which affect the Authority. The department provides corporate and secretarial services to the Board.
The department also ensures that the Authority is up to date with international legal and regulatory conventions.
The Broadcast Content Compliance department monitors the content of broadcasting services for compliance with the content conditions as provided by the Broadcasting Services Act and the Broadcasting Services (Licensing and Content) Regulations.
To achieve this, the department analyzes material broadcast and prepares assessment reports that show licensees’ level of compliance with local content conditions and other areas of content regulation.