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30 December 2016

Malawi Government Gazette dated 2016-12-30 number 61

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                                 THE MALAWI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                                           (Published by Authority)
                           3,373: Vol. LIII No. 611                                                      Zomba, 30th December, 2016

                           Registered at the GP.O. as a Newspaper                                                      Price: K2,500.00

                                                        CONTENTS                                      Page
                                     MACRA—Notice of Television Licence awarded to Mibawa TV   ..   339_360



 General Notice No. 110
  Reference: B-PRTV-077                                                                  Licence No. PRTV/076/2016

                                                                                         (This licence number must be quoted on all
                                                                                         correspondence and at interviews)




                                MALAWI COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
                                     PRIVATE TELEVISION BROADCASTING LICENCE
                                                          This is to certify that
                                                       MIBAWA TELEVISION
 of:   P.O. Box 2115
       Blantyre


 is licensed to provide a PRIVATE TELEVISION BROADCASTING SERVICE under Part V of the Communications Act,
  1998, for a period of SEVEN (7) Years commencing on 1st May 2015 and ending on 30th April 2022, subject to the Licensee’s
 compliance with all Terms and Conditions of the Licence and Communications Act. The licence fees payable by the Licensee
 to MACRA shall be as follows—

       (a)     Broadcasting Licence fee as stipulated in Section 51 (1) (a) of the Act, in the amount of Malawian Kwacha
               equivalent of USS 5,000.00 annually.

       (Z>)    Radio Licence (frequency) assignment fee of Malawian Kwacha equivalent of US$1,780.00 per assigned
               broadcasting frequency for the First Licence Year and Malawian Kwacha equivalent of US$890.00 the second year
               and thereafter;

       (c)     Studio Transmitter Links (STLs) frequency fee of Malawian Kwacha equivalent of US$356.00 per link for the first
               licence year and the Malawi Kwacha equivalent of US$178.00 per link for the second licence year and thereafter.

       (</)    All broadcasting frequency licence fees shall be payable within (3) months from the anniversary of the Effective
               date (The date when the licence is published in the Malawi Government Gazette) failure of which the debt shall
               attract interest at 5% per annum until full liquidation thereof. If the said fees remain out-standing on the 6th and 9th
               month the licensee shall be deemed to have been warned and given notice to pay within 3 months thereof
               respectively. If any sum shall remain unpaid the licence shall stand automatically revoked on the 12th month from
               the anniversary of the effective date.

       (e)     The Authority reserves the right to review this Licence and all fees chargeable herein as it deems fit..

              Godfrey Itaye                                                                                   Mervis Mangulenje
         Director General                                                                                        Chairperson
  This Licence is issued subject to the terms and conditions hereto, and to any other terms and conditions and promises of
  performance that may from time to time be incorporated herein under the Communications Act and the Regulations thereto.
  Failure to comply with any terms and conditions may lead to suspension or revocation of this Licence


                                  Issued without alteration or erasure, and void if altered or erased


                                             Broadcasting Licence for Mibawa Television


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