Johannesburg – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa hereby informs the media and all interested stakeholders of the extension in relation to the published Invitations To Apply (ITAs) to provide commercial sound broadcasting services in the Primary and Secondary Markets.
The closing date for the Primary Markets applications has been extended from 04 July 2012 to 22 August 2012; while the submission date for Secondary Markets applications has been extended from 27 June 2012 to 27 August 2012.
In terms of the Primary Markets licensing process, the Authority intends to award two licences to applicants in the geographical markets of Gauteng, two in the metropolitan areas of and around Durban and a further two licences in the metropolitan areas of and around Cape Town. The frequencies to be licensed for Primary Markets are on the Medium Wave band.
With regard to the Secondary Markets licensing process, the Authority intends to award one licence to the successful applicant in the Northern Cape, two in Free State and one in the Eastern Cape Provinces.
This extension will go a long way in assisting all prospective applicants to gather as much information as possible in support of their applications.
For media enquiries please contact:
011 566 3455
079 509 0702