Channel 7 Oshiwambo Profile

  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo is part of the private radio station of Media Network for Christ.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo is a community radio station that operates and is managed according to Christian principles measured by God’s Word.
  • According to statistics, published worldwide, more than 90% of the Namibian population is Christian.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo strives to broadcast high-quality content by professional well-informed and dedicated presenters.
  • Media Network for Christ is a non-profit company registered under section 21 of the Companies Act (Registration number 21/82/034).
  • No independent audience research exists in Namibia, therefore no reliable statistics regarding listeners’ numbers are available.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo started broadcasting on 23 March 2004, with 2 hours of broadcast from 18:00 to 20:00 in Windhoek & Oshakati.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo broadcasts on 8 FM transmitters and reaches 14 towns.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo broadcasts in Oshiwambo and studio guests are accommodated in English when needed.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo broadcasts its programmes daily between 18:00 and 22:00 in the evenings from a specially-equipped studio on the one Windhoek transmitter (104.5FM), as well as the Walvisbay, Swakopmund, Lüderitz, Oranjemund, Oshakati, Ondangwa, Rehoboth, Rosh Pinah, Okahandja and Outapi transmitters.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo is also reachable on internet as well as streaming on http://oshiwambo.ndstream.net
  • The Channel 7 Oshiwambo listeners are 18 years and older.
  • Channel 7 is a complete private institution responsible for all its capital and operational expenses. Income generated through the Oshiwambo service contributes to the annual budget.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo’s audience is mainly categorised in the LSM 1 to 6 groups. (LSM Living Standards Measurement: LSM 1 very low – 10 very high)
  • Music consists of 100% Christian Gospel music.
  • Daily news bulletins 19h00.
  • Professionalism is our main goal.
  • Channel 7 Oshiwambo is involved in various community projects like Gala Dinner, Gospel Show  & Telethon, to name only a few. Tithes are annually given to different welfare organisations.