Radio stations set to lose broadcasting licenses

Capital FM, NRG Radio among 60 radio frequencies that risk being cancelled by CA.

In Summary

• Capital FM, NRG Radio, One FM, Mbaitu FM are among 60 radio frequencies that risk being cancelled by the Communications Authority of Kenya.

• CA Director-General Ezra Chiloba noted that the decision was arrived at after the broadcasters failed to comply with the license offer within the offer period 

Capital FM, NRG Radio, One FM, Mbaitu FM are among 60 radio frequencies that risk being cancelled by the Communications Authority of Kenya.

In a notice dated December 22, CA Director-General Ezra Chiloba noted that the decision was arrived at after the broadcasters failed to comply with the license offer within the offer period as prescribed by the Authority and in accordance with the Kenya Information and Communications Act, 1998.

The Authority further said that failure to comply with licensing requirements as notified in writing to each broadcaster and applicants listed in the notice within 30 days will imply that the affected party is no longer interested in providing the said broadcasting services.