Tag Archives: TCRA

Zuku complies with TCRA

Kenyas Wananchi Group, the owner of pay television firm Zuku, has removed free-to-air (FTA) channels from its subscription list for Tanzanian customers in order to comply with the TCRA regulations. Zuku made the announcement on Sunday noting that it was in line with the directive made by Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) last week that [...]

TCRA plans to suspend Multichoice’s license

Tanzanias telecommunications regulator is planning to suspend the license of Multichoice, owned by Naspers, for continuing to carry free-to-air channels. A notice issued by Tanzanias Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) said Multichoice had been instructed in June not to carry the channels on its platform, which continued to do so. While we remain open to constructive [...]

Six operators fined in Tanzania for violating SIM registration rules

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority fined 6 telecom operators for violating subscriber registration rules. The violations include operators registering SIM cards with unauthorised identity cards or without taking photos of subscribers as well as registering subscribers whose identification details could not be traced back to the database. According to TCRA, the telecoms were charged with [...]

Only 3 regions to go before Tanzania achieves complete DTT penetration

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) announced that only three regions remain to go digital in the country. John Nkoma, director general of TCRA, confirmed that the remaining three regions would go fully digital by March 2015. The country currently has 28 television stations and 94 radio stations offering a wide range of channel choice. [...]

TCRA warns Tanzanian TV Stations on violating of broadcast regulations

The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has issued warnings to Independent Television (ITV), Star TV and Radio Free Africa (RFA) after they were found violating the countrys broadcast regulations by airing content that could incite disruption. The TCRA Content Committee has demanded that three media houses submit their manual filtering production guidelines and warned that [...]