16 letters of approval sent for broadcasting licences – Shaddick

Georgetown, GINA, December 3, 2013

The Board of the Guyana National Broadcast Authority (GNBA) has issued and given approval to broadcast entities and to those that have applied.

Chairperson of GNBA’s board Ms. Bibi Shaddick reported today that licences thus far have been issued to entities which have complied with the regulations contained in the Broadcast Act.

Television broadcast licences have been given to Television Guyana (TVG), GWTV 2,  Pinnacle in Essequibo, MTV Ch 65, CNS Ch 6, DTV Ch 8, Blackman and Hoyte Ch 9 and Little Rock

Radio broadcast licences have been issued to Radio Guyana Inc., Telecor Broadcasting, NCN Radio, Hits and Jams and Little Rock Radio.

Cable licences have been granted to E-Networks, Atlantic Cable Network, Ali Broadcasting Corporation, EC Communication and Infinity Telecommunication.

Almost ready to be disbursed are licences for the Guyana Learning Channel and Countryside Broadcasting. Ms. Shadick stated that all fees have been waived for the Learning Channel.

Meanwhile Letters of Approval to broadcast have been granted to entities that have not yet received licences. They were given to Movie Star Inc., Star TV, WRHM (2), 21st Century Communications, Rambarran Broadcasting Service, HGPTV, NTN TV and Radio, New Guyana Company, A & G Radio, Wireless Connection, Linden Wireless Network, Pinnacle Communications Radio, Elamco and NTN TV.

Letters are pending for Tarzie of Bartica and STVS.

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