CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE PROVISION OF RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING SERVICES – AUGUST 11, 2022 (UPDATED)

The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) is a Statutory body mandated to regulate the broadcasting industry in Zambia. Among the functions of the IBA is to grant Radio and Television broadcasting licences.

Pursuant to Section 20 (1) of the IBA (Amendment) Act No. 26 of 2010, the IBA now invites applications for the provision of Radio and Television broadcasting services in different parts of the country. Below are the specified areas with the available number of Radio frequencies and Television spaces:

A. RADIO

No.AreaAvailable FrequenciesAvailable FrequenciesCategory
(New entrant)(Expansion)
Central Province
1Chisamba10Community/Commercial
2Chitambo10Community/Commercial
3Luano10Community
4Mumbwa10Community
5Ngabwe10Community
6Shibuyunji10Community
7Keembe10Community
8Kabwe10Commercial/Community
Lusaka Province
1Lusaka20Commercial/Community
2Chilanga10Commercial
3Rufunsa10Community
4Chongwe10Commercial
5Feira10Community
Luapula Province
1Mwansabombwe10Community
2Mwense10Community
3Chifunabuli10Community
4Lunga10Community
Western Province
1Kalabo10Community
2Sesheke10Community
3Shangombo10Community
4Senanga10Community
5Mulobezi10Community
6Mwandi10Community
7Lwampa10Community
8Liuwa10Community
Southern Province
1Pemba10Community
Muchinga Province
1Shiwang’andu10Community
2Lavushimanda10Community
3Mpika10Community
Eastern Province
1Sinda10Community
2Lumezi10Community
3Kasenengwa10Community
4Katete10Commercial
North-Western Province
1Mushindamo10Community
2Zambezi10Community
3Kabompo10Community
4Kalumbila10Community
5Ikelenge10Community
6Chavuma10Community
Northern Province
1Lunte10Community
2Mungwi10Community
3Chilubi10Community
Copperbelt Province
1Chililabombwe10Commercial
2Mpongwe10Community/Commercial
3Ndola20Commercial
4Lufwanyama10Community

B. TELEVISION –NEW ENTRANT

No.AreaAvailable spacesCategory
Copperbelt Province
1Ndola1Commercial
2Chingola1Commercial/Community
3Kitwe1Commercial
Luapula Province
1Mansa1Commercial
Southern Province
1Livingstone1Commercial
Western Province
1Mongu1Commercial
Northern Province
1Kasama1Commercial
Muchinga Province
1Chinsali1Commercial
Lusaka Province
1Lusaka5Commercial/Community

Requirements

(i) Cover letter
(ii) Filled-in IBA Application Form which can be downloaded from: www.iba.org.zm
(iii) A viable Business plan,
(iv) Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and certified copies of IDs for both the shareholders and a minimum of five (5) Board members,
(v) A certificate of registration and shareholders Certificate from PACRA (for those applying for Commercial category),
(vi) A Certificate of Registration and Article of Association from the Registrar of Societies (for those applying for Community category),
(vii) A programming schedule, and
(viii) A Non- refundable application fee of K3, 000.00 OR USD1, 000.00 for Landing Rights.

The bank details for the deposit of the application fees are as follows:

Account Name: Independent Broadcasting Authority
Bank: Investrust Bank
Account Number: 110110270699011
Branch: Odys
Sort code: 170011

NOTE: NO CASH PAYMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED

Application Instructions
(i) Indicate the area applied for on the envelope,
(ii) Indicate Licence Category applied for on the envelope, and
(iii) Submit three copies of the application.

SEALED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:
The Director General
Independent Broadcasting Authority
Mass Media Complex
Alick Nkhata Road
P.O. Box 32475
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

The closing date for receipt of applications is WEDNESDAY, 16th September, 2022 AT 16:00 HOURS.


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