“CVM ” which is an acronym, is used to represent the three major shareholders to whom the television license was granted in 1991:-
‘C’ - Community Television Systems Limited;
‘V’ - Videomax Limited and
‘M’ - Mediamix Limited.
To be the world leading provider of high-quality content showcasing the essence of the Jamaican Brand
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
CVM Television Limited (CVM TV) was incorporated in Jamaica on July 31, 1990 and was granted a licence to operate in March, 1991. CVM TV began providing commercial television services in March, 1993 the second of its kind in Jamaica. The Company enjoys forty-nine percent (49%) share of the market, broadcasting a full twenty-four(24) hours of planned programming each day and operates under a Licence from the Broadcasting Commission. CVM TV offers a variety of attractive and competitive services to its advertisers and viewers and strives to improve on its productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of services to the public.
Today the Company can proudly boast of its achievements and its development and now has a Board of eight (8) Directors and a Company Secretary, five departments with a staff complement of 142, and a subsidiary company, CVM Productions Ltd.
CVM TV provides islandwide coverage with transmitters in all fourteen (14) Parishes and also operates a Cable Channel, CVM Plus.
CVM TV endeavors to bring to the public, fair and fearless News, locally produced and foreign entertainment of the highest quality.
The Company is fully computerized in all departments and has introduced Closed Captioned for the hearing impaired and have been on the Internet since 1995 December, where nightly News is updated for the international audience.
CVM TV is represented on Boards such as The Media Association of Jamaica, the National Crime Prevention Fund, National Drug Abuse Association, The Caribbean Broadcasting Union, and PALS Jamaica, and works with organizations such as the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management, The United Way, Hands Across Jamaica, St Patrick’s Foundation, Father Holung and the Mustard Seed Community, and assists in the promoting of charity and fundraising events for many needy organizations.
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