Community TV Broadcasting Licences

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ("the Authority") hereby invites applications for Community Television Broadcasting Service ("CTBS") and Radio Frequency Spectrum ("RFS") Licences for Multiplex 1 frequencies in terms of section 17, 31 (1) and 31 (2) of the Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (Act No. 36 of 2005), as amended ("the EC Act") read with regulation 4(5) of the Community Broadcasting Services Regulations, 2019, regulation 4 of the Promotion of Diversity and Competition on DTT Regulations, 2014 and read with regulation 7 of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations, 2015.

All applications will be considered based on the requirements of this Invitation to Pre-Register ("ITP-R"), all applicable regulations, and the EC Act.

This ITP-R applies to both the CTBS and RFS licence pre-registrations.

Invitation To Pre-Register for Community Television Broadcasting Service And Radio Frequency Spectrum Licences for Multiplex 1 Frequencies

Title Publish Date Gazette Number Download
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Invitation To Pre-Register for Community Television Broadcasting Service And Radio Frequency Spectrum Licences for Multiplex 1 Frequencies 2022-06-30 46629

Notice to extend the submission deadline for applications to pre-register for community television broadcasting services licences

NB: The Authority has extended the closing date for receipt of applications in response to the Invitation to Pre-register for Community Television Broadcasting Service and Radio Frequency Spectrum Licences for Multiplex 1 Frequencies (Government Gazette No 46629, published on 30 June 2022) from 12 January 2023 to 30 January 2023 at 16h00.

Title Publish Date Gazette Number Download
Title Publish Date Gazette Number Download
Notice to extend the submission deadline for applications to pre-register for community television broadcasting services licences 2023-01-06 47832

The following Regulations and Guidelines are applicable to this ITP-R