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Fee Schedule

1. Diffusion Service
Basic Licence Fee for 1 year:
(i) Banks, Five-Star Hotels   and Other Business Premises:   US$10 000 per annum
(ii) Four-Star Hotels:                                                                  US$  6 000  per annum
(iii) Three-Star Hotels:                                                               US$  4 000 per annum
(iv) Two-Star Hotels:                                                                   US$  2 000 per annum
(v) Other Hotels And Lodges:                                                    US$  1 000 per annum
(vi) For Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Charitable Institutions:                     Free
(vii) Service Provider:                                                                    US$1 500 per annum

2. Open Narrowcasting (Electronic Billboard and PVA Licence)
Application fee                                                   US$250 (non-refundable)
Basic Licence Fee for one year                        US$1 000 minimum per billboard or US$200 per display per year for other types of displays

3. Railcasting Service
Basic Fee for 3 year licence:
(i)        Transport Operator                                US$3 000 per annum
(ii)       Programme Provider                              US$300 per annum

4. Roadcasting Service
Basic Fee for a 3 year licence:
(i) Transport Operator
Luxury Buses                                                        US$100 per vehicle per annum
Other                                                                      US$15 per vehicle per annum
(ii) Programme Provider                                     US$300 per annum

5. Webcasting Service
(A) Application Fee:                                              US$2 500 non-refundable
(B) Basic fee for a one year licence:
(i)        Content Provider                                      US$6 000 per annum
(ii)       Webcasting Server Facility                       US$6 000 per annum

6.Datacasting Service

(a) Application fee                             US$5 000 (non refundable )

(b) Basic Licence                               US$200 000 000

(c) Frequency fee                              0.5% of basic licence fees payable on issuance of the licence or within a period stipulated by the Authority

(d) Broadcasting Fund                      A contribution of 1% of basic licence fees payable on issuance of the licence or within a period stipulated by the Authority

7. Free to Air National Radio Broadcasting Service
(a)Application fee initial                                      US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Application Fee Public inquiry                       US$7500 (non-refundable)
(c)Basic Licence Fee for ten years                      US$15000 per annum plus 1% gross turnover or deemed turn over per annum for the license period
(d) Frequency fee                                                  US$30 per frequency site per month
(e)Broadcasting Fund                                           A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

8. Free to Air National Television Broadcasting Service
(a)Application fee initial                                      US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Application Fee Public inquiry                       US$7500 (non-refundable)
(c)Basic Licence Fee for ten years                      US$18000 per annum plus 1% gross turnover or deemed turn over per annum for the license period
(d) Frequency fee-
(i) Analogue                                                          US$100 per frequency site per month
ii) Digital MFN                                                        US$20 per frequency site per month
iii) Digital SFN                                                        US$5 per frequency site per month
(e)Broadcasting Fund                                           A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

9. Subscription Satellite  Broadcasting Service
(a)Application fee initial                                       US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Application Fee Public inquiry                        US$7500 (non-refundable)
(c)Basic Licence Fee for ten years                        US$75000 per annum plus 2% monthly subscription turn over or deemed turnover payable monthly in the currency the subscription is collected
(d)Broadcasting Fund                                           A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

10. Content Distributor
(a)Application fee initial                                      US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Basic Licence Fee for ten years                     US$100 000 per annum plus 3% monthly subscription turn over or deemed turnover payable monthly in the currency the subscription is collected
(d)Broadcasting Fund                                          A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

11. Subscription Cable Broadcasting
(a)Application fee initial                                      US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Application Fee Public inquiry                       US$7500 (non-refundable)
(c) Basic Licence Fee for ten years-
(i)National                                                         US$75000 per annum plus 2% monthly subscription turn over or deemed turnover payable monthly in the                                                                                   currency the subscription is collected
(ii)Local                                                             US$10 000 per location plus regulatory fees amounting to  2% monthly subscription turn over or deemed                                                                                   turnover payable monthly in the currency the subscription is collected
(d)Broadcasting Fund                                          A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

12. Local Commercial Radio
(a)Application fee initial                                       US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Application Fee Public inquiry                       US$7500 (non-refundable)
(c)Basic Licence Fee for ten years                      US$50 000 per annum plus 1% gross turnover or deemed turn over payable monthly
(d) Frequency fee                                                  US$30 per frequency site per month
(e)Broadcasting Fund                                          A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

13. Signal Carrier Licence
(a)Application fee initial                                      US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b) Basic Licence Fee for ten years
(i)Core business                                                   US$200 000 per annum plus 1% gross turnover or deemed turnover per annum for the licence period
(ii) Ancillary service –
A. Core Broadcasting platfform                          US$40 000 per annum plus 1% gross turnover or deemed turnover per annum for the licence period
B. Non Core Broadcasting                                    US$60 000 per annum platform plus 1% gross turnover or deemed turnover per annum for the licence period
(c)Regulatory Administration fee                           US$50 per transmitter
(d)Broadcasting Fund                                          A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

14. Community Broadcasting License
(a)Application fee initial                                        US$500 (non-refundable)
(b)Basic Licence Fee for ten years                       US$1 000 per annum
(c)Monthly Frequency Fee                                     US$30 per annum
15. Video on Demand
(a)Application fee initial                                       US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Basic Licence Fee for three years                   US$20 000 per annum plus regulatory fees amounting to 2% monthly subscription turn over or deemed turnover

16. Subscription Terrestrial  Broadcasting Service
(a)Application fee initial                                       US$2500 (non-refundable)
(b)Basic Licence Fee for ten years
(i) 1-10 Service                                                      US$50 000 (non-refundable)
(ii) 10-20 Service                                                   US$75 000 (non-refundable)
(iii)More than 20 Services                                    US$100 000 per annum plus regulatory fees amounting to 2% of monthly subscription turnover or deemed                                                                                 turnover
(c) Frequency fee-
i) Digital MFN                                                     US$20 per frequency site per month
ii) Digital SFN                                                     US$5 per frequency site per month
(d)Broadcasting Fund                                          A contribution of 0.5% of the audited annual gross turnover or deemed turnover payable annually

17. Satellite Uplink
(a)Application fee initial                                        US$2500
(b)Basic Licence Fee for ten years
(i)    Commercial -
A . Per annum                                                         US$25 000
B. Per day per link service provided                    US$500
(ii) Local link per annum                                       US$2 000
(iii) Foreign link per annum   (own use)             US$25 000

18. Temporary Satellite Uplink
(a)Application fee initial                                         US$300
(b) License Fee-
(i)Mobile or transportable (Strictly for own feed)
A . Per month                                                           US$10 000
B. Per day                                                                  US$1 500
(ii)Portable Electronic News gathering (Strictly for own feed)
A . Per month                                                          US$6 000
B. Per day                                                                  US$750
(iii)Commercial                                                       US$1500 per day plus US$500 per uplink service provided
(iv)Distribution /Programme arrangement       US $50 000 per day