UCC releases list of non-compliant FM Radio Stations

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The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has today released  a list of 11 non-compliant FM Radio Stations. The radio stations listed below have not renewed their annual broadcasting licenses, neither have they paid the requisite license and spectrum fees in contravention of Section 27 and 43 of the Act. The communications regulator has instructed the Radio stations to immediately apply for renewal of their broadcasting licenses and pay all dues owed to the Commission with immediate effect.

These stations are further advised to adhere to this order within a period of 14 Calendar Days from the date of publication of this notice. UCC says that it shall not hesitate to carry out further enforcement actions without warning which shall include; but not be limited to withdrawal of spectrum frequency, revocation of broadcasting license, and confiscation of radio equipment and apparatus in accordance with Section 6 of the Act.

These radio stations include:

 Name of CompanyCall SignFrequencyLocation
1Nkabi Broadcasting Services LimitedSmart FM89.MHzJinja
2Christian Life MinistriesTop FMKampala
3Western Broadcasting ServicesHits FM103.4MHzMbarara
4Three Angels Broadcasting Network3ABN FMKampala
4Kamuli Broadcasting ServicesEndhuba FM105.9 MHzKamuli
5Rhino Communications CompanyRhino FM96.1MHzLira
6Kyenjojo FM Radio LimitedKyenjojo FM92.4MHzKibaale
7Diocese of South RwenzoriMessiah FM97.5MHzKasese
8Seventh Day Adventist AssociationPrime FM91.9 MHzKampala
9Nora Media Group LimitedChoice FM92.1MHzGulu
10Presbyterian Church of UgandaKapchorwa Trinity Radio94.1MHzKapchorwa
11West Nile Broadcasting ServicesWBN FM91.7MHzArua

 

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