Commission invites applications for a Broadcasting Act licence

Published On:Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Communications Commission invites applications for a licence to provide a radio service on the FM waveband, for a maximum period of 10 years from the commencement of broadcasting.

One of the three existing Broadcasting Licences granted under the Broadcasting Act 1993 as amended ('the Act') will expire in September 2014. The current Licensee broadcasts its service, 3FM, 104.2MHz 105.0 MHz 106.2 MHz & 106.6 MHz throughout the Isle of Man. With a view to any successful applicant being able to commence broadcasting from the 1st October 2014, the Commission will need to receive completed applications in respect of the above frequencies by the 10th March 2014.

Guidance to the Application Process is available on our Licensing wepage or by contacting the Communications Commission, Ground Floor, Murray House, Mount Havelock, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2SF. Email: [email protected] Tel: +44 1624 677022.

Anyone interested in seeking a licence to broadcast a terrestrial radio service on the Isle of Man should be aware that licences can only be granted if frequencies are available and if applications satisfy all the criteria set out in the Act.