Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) is owned by the Anambra state government of Nigeria. It’s 2 FM and 2 TV stations covers Anambra and environs.
ABS HISTORY Broadcasting, both Radio and Television, started simultaneously in Eastern Nigeria, Enugu regional capital, on the 1st of October, 1960. The Radio system comprised one recording and one continuity Studio at ACB building, Ogui Road with one medium wave and one short wave transmitter. ENBC Television consisted of a 2-camera studio and control room, one Television room with a 100 watts television transmitter. During the civil war, the ENBC was known as Radio Biafra. The challenges of the war put the ability and ingenuity of our broadcast engineers and technologists to the acid test. After the war, it is named the East Central State Broadcasting Service (ECBS), stationed at Enugu. With the creation of Anambra and Imo states in 1976, it changed to Anambra Broadcasting Service. The Federal Government acquired the Television area of the station in 1977, re-baptized it Anambra Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). The Radio wing was left behind, in 1982, ABC Radio 2 Onitsha was born. Gov. Jim Nwobodo in 1981, established another Television station. In 1985, the radio merged with the television with the appellation, ABS Radio/Tv Enugu. In 1991, ABS could boast of ABS Radio 1 Enugu, ABS Radio 2 Onitsha, ABS Radio 3 FM Enugu, ABS TV Channel 5-0 Enugu and ABS channel 2-7 Onitsha.