Tenders and Notices

FREE AIRTIME FOR GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES

Date of Issue: Thursday, 3rd April 2014
Expiry Date: Friday, 24th October 2014

Public Notice

 

FREE AIRTIME FOR GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES

 

The Uganda Communication Commission hereby reminds proprietors and managers of all radio and television stations of the Government of Uganda¡¯s directive for each electronic medium to avail free air time needed to explain Government programmes to the general public.

This directive was issued by the Minister for Information and National Guidance, Hon. Rose Namayanja Nsereko, during the National Broadcasters¡¯ Forum held at the Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala on March 18, 2014.

Each radio and/or TV station was tasked to allocate at least one (1) hour of free air time every week during prime time (6.00am-10.00am or 5.00pm-10.00pm).

Accordingly, all radio and TV stations should identify the specific hour of the week they have designated for Government programmes and communicate to UCC not later than April 8, 2014.

The Executive Director

Ugandan Communications Commission

UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi

P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA

Phone: + 256-41-4339000, +256-31-2339000

Email: ucc@ucc.co.ug

Website: www.ucc.co.ug