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FULL LIST: 30 Radio Stations to Face UCC Knife Over Expired Licenses

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A total of 30 local radio stations risk having their frequencies withdrawn by the Uganda Communications Commission – UCC over their failure to apply for new licenses.

This was announced together with the list of the 30 stations on Tuesday by the Commission via their official website.

“The Commission revised the licensing framework for the radio broadcasting sectors in Uganda and on the 2nd of June 2020 and advised all existing radio broadcasters to apply for new broadcasting licenses under the new framework by the 31st of July 2020,” UCC wrote.

“According to Clause 4.3(a) of the Uganda Communication Communications Spectrum Management Guidelines 2017 and the frequency assignment letters issued to all radio broadcasters, it is clearly stipulated that spectrum assignment lapses immediately the assigned party ceases to hold a valid broadcasting license issued by the Commission,” the UCC statement further reads.

According to the statement, the 30 radio stations’ broadcasting licenses expired on 30th June 2020 and despite several reminders, including the public notice issued on 31st December 2020, they have to date not submitted their applications for licenses in accordance with the Uganda Communications Act 2013.

They have since been given until Wednesday the 14th of April 2021 to have their licenses renewed or their respective radio spectrum assignments shall automatically lapse and they shall be required to stop broadcasting.

See Full List below

BROADCASTER NAMECALL SIGNFREQUENCY
 1Abundant Hope Media ServicesHope FM102.6Kabale
 2Access Broadcasting ServicesAA City Radio96.3Arua
 3Amuria Rural Development AgencySaviour FM104.2Amuria
 4Biiso FM LimitedBiiso FM97.8Buliisa
 5Busoga Inter District BIDADOMarantha FM104.7Jinja
 6Crane Broadcasting LimitedCrane FM87.6Bushenyi
 7CUE Investments LimitedQ FM94.3Lira
 8East Africa FM LimitedEast Africa Radio99.0Kampala
 9Estalup Enterprises LimitedRadio North89.0Lira
 10Gulu FMGulu FM102.7Gulu
 11Kamuli Broadcasting ServicesEnduhba FM105.9Kamuli
 12Kinkizi FM LimitedRadio Kinkizi88.0Kinkizi
 13Kitti FMKitty Fm99.2Kitgum
 14Kwania FM LimitedKwania FM101.1Apac
 15Kyegegwa DistrictKyegegwa Community Radio107.9Kyegegwa
 16Lisavin Suppliers LimitedKanungu FM101.3Kanungu
 17Masindi Broadcasting ServicesRadio Kitara96.9Masindi
 18Mbabule FM LimitedMbabule FM101.1Sembabule
 19Mega Max Global (U) LimitedVillage Club California103.6Kiryandongo
 20Nawajjo EnterprisesElgon FM101.4Mbale
 21Norah Media GroupChoice FM92.1Gulu
 22Radio Kaaro LimitedRadio Kaaro103.8Kiruhura
 23Radio Revival LimitedRadio Revival93.2Mbarara
 24Radio Veros LimitedRadio Veros90.2Tororo
 25Sauti Media Services LimitedSauti FM105.5Kayunga
 26Tembo FM (U) LimitedTembo FM103.5Kitgum
27TimCom LimitedRadio Ssese101.9Kalangala
28    Uganda Australian FoundationPalwak Radio88.3Pader
29Unique FM Radio LimitedUnique FM96.7Kyenjojo
30V and B Communications LimitedChallenge FM91.9Paliisa

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