Government set up Lesotho Television in 1988 with transmission of 30 minutes from MNet transmitters. It has acquired transmitters which it uses along with satellite for 24 hours daily transmissions. The station covers the whole country with satellite transmission and about 60% through terrestrial transmission.
In addition to Sesotho and English newscasts, Lesotho Television offers sports, magazine and current events programmes which present Basotho culture through a mixture of traditional music and dance. It targets viewers of all ages throughout Lesotho and some parts of neighbouring South Africa. Lesotho Television’s content is 80% Sesotho and 20% English.