Department: Broadcasting Affairs

The Department of Broadcasting Affairs is charged with the following functions:-

  • Monitoring of all matters relating to broadcasting services and supervision of programs run by various broadcasting stations;
  • Managing the orderly provision of broadcasting services;
  • Establishment of standards, procedures and ethics for broadcasting services ;
  • Monitoring and enforcing broadcasting standards and ethics and control unauthorised broadcasting;
  • Ensure that terms and conditions stated in broadcasting and radio licenses are complied with;
  • Encouraging the development of broadcasting services in the country;
  • Assist the Content Committee to process issues pertaining to broadcasting 'content';
  • Administer  regulations regarding approval of broadcasting programmes;
  • In collaboration with other Departments and institutions conduct research with the objective of promoting broadcasting technologies;
  • Carry out inspection of broadcasting stations in the country;
  • Keep a register of all licensed broadcasters and operators;
  • Collaborate with other broadcasting regulators and international organisations with the objective of furthering the development of broadcasting technologies and systems.
  • In compliance with provision of section 32-(1) (a) – (c) of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority Act ensure that the charter empowering the Tanzania Broadcasting services to have universal services obligation is in place

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20 Sam Nujoma Road
+255 22 2199760-8 More +

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