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UCC Orders All Owners Of Radio Stations To Renew Licenses Ahead of 2021 Elections

UCC Orders All Owners Of Radio Stations To Renew Licenses Ahead of 2021 Elections

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By Elite News Reporter As the  2021 elections loom nearer, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has ordered al radio broadcasters in Uganda to submit fresh applications for radio broadcasting licenses of their choice following revision of the licensing framework. The revised licensing regime reclassifies radio broadcasting services into two categories: commercial broadcasting services and communal broadcasting services. The new regime also introduces a license for online radio broadcasters. It provides for a five-year commercial and communal broadcasting license as opposed to the previous one, which was only valid for one year. Online radio broadcasters, on the other hand, are to be granted authorisation for one year. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Execu...