Broadcast Regulation

Feb 13, 2018  |  Nigeria: Broadcast Regulator (NBC) Sanctions 78 Media Outfits In Quarter 4 Of 2017

The regulatory body for the Nigerian broadcasting and media industry, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said it issued a variety of sanctions against 78 broadcasting and electronic media organisations in the country between October and December of 2017. According ...


Jan 18, 2018  |  Kenya: "Broadcasters Not Meeting Children's Programming Quota" - CA

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has declared that most broadcasters in the country are not meeting their quota on children programming on television. According to the CA, the broadcasting regulations in Kenya requires television channels to provide a minimum ...


Jan 05, 2018  |  Tanzania Sanctions Five TV Stations For "Offensive And Unethical” Broadcasts

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)  has issued fines for some broadcasting organisations in the country for what it called "offensive and unethical broadcasts. The affected stations are Star TV, Azam Two, East Africa TV, Channel 10 and ITV. The total ...


Jan 05, 2018  |  ICASA Get Set To Give South Africa A New Terrestrial Pay TV Channels

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) - SA's broadcasting and telecommunication regulator has announced that it is opening applications for broadcasters to apply for a MUX3 television spectrum. According to ICASA, this license, when issued will enable the ...


Sony Pictures Television Appointed Kunle Falodun As Vice President Distribution

Sony Pictures Television has announced the appointment of Mr Kunle Falodun to a newly created position of VP distribution for Africa. Falodun will report to Mark Young who oversees Sony Pictures Television activities in the UK, Ireland, Iberia and Africa ...

South Africa: ICASA Holding Public Meetings For Free-To-Air TV And Radio Licenses

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announced the dates and locations for its proposed series of public workshops with respect to the applications for "Individual Commercial Free-to-Air Television Broadcasting Service Licence(s) and Radio Frequency Spectrum Licence (Mux 3 ...

Exclusive: NBC Will Not Be Revoking Broadcasting Licences - After All!

Sources from inside the Nigerian Broadcasting space have told Broadcast Media Africa that the National Broadcasting Commission of Nigeria (NBC) may have decided not to revoke the licences of 'errant' broadcasting stations after all. This decision was apparently reached following ...