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Interest in the acquisition of a Broadcast Licence

The Authority’s records indicate pending applications for the acquisition of a broadcast licence.  The GNBA hereby solicits an acknowledgment of continued interest in acquiring said licence, from those applicants who have not recently communicated with the Authority. GNBA continues its efforts to keep broadcasters fully compliant, increasingly with the passage of the new Broadcast Amendment Act […]

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Notice To All Cable, Radio And Television Operators

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority hereby invites all cable, radio and television broadcasters to settle all fees due and payable to the Authority. Please note importantly, in order to be eligible for the issuance of a broadcast licence, overall compliance is required. Payments can be made at GNBA’s 18 Lamaha Street, Queenstown, Georgetown location, situated […]

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Min. Hughes stresses need for high-quality broadcasting content in Region

MINISTER of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes, has emphasised the need for consistency in the production of good-quality broadcasting content even as she called on the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) to critically assess where the industry is heading and assist the Region to chart a course towards reaping the economic benefits of its creativity. Minister Hughes […]

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Broadcast Bill passed

THE National Assembly Friday night passed the Broadcast Amendment Bill aimed at shaking up the industry here, which the government said was handed out to friends and cronies of the previous administration. The Broadcast (Amendment) Bill 2017 was piloted by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, who has ministerial responsibility for public information. Staunch resistance from the […]

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GNBA Chairman hands over advice for broadcast legislation to PM

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who is performing the functions of President today, received advice on the Broadcasting Regulations from Chairman of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA), Leslie Sobers. The handing over of the document took place at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Ministry of the Presidency. Prime Minister Nagamooto upon completion of […]

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GNBA OFFICIALLY APPOINTS CEO

The Governing Board of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority has officially appointed Dr. Prudence Lewis- Bhola as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 26 , 2016.According to a press release issued today, possessing a wealth of experience in broadcasting for over a decade and an extensive background in private sector management, “Dr. Lewis- Bhola exemplifies all […]

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All radio, TV licences to be re-evaluated – Broadcasting Authority

All radio and television stations, including 20 radio frequencies that were unilaterally licensed by the President Bharrat Jagdeo, would have to be evaluated in keeping with a new national plan for frequency allocation and coverage area, the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) announced on Friday. “My expectation is that everybody will have to re-apply and […]

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Four years later… Broadcast Authority readies to issue more radio, TV licences

More than four years after several radio, television and cable licences were doled out under questionable circumstances to close friends of the Bharrat Jagdeo administration, there appears to be significant moves to correct the situation. Yesterday, Government announced that the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) has committed to speed up the processing of applications for […]

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Committee set up to review legality of radio licences

By Abena Rockcliffe The Board of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) has set up a special committee to review all issues relating to broadcasting licences as well as examine the validity of some licences. Head of the Authority, Leonard Craig, told Kaieteur News yesterday that the Board had already discussed licences, but did not […]