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TV station permits on the cards

Gercine Carter

TV station permits on the cards

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Government will be permitting other entities to apply for licences to operate television stations, as Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says it is “wrong” to allow the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation to continue to operate as a monopoly.

“One of the areas in which our country has lagged seriously has been with respect to the audio-visual access that we have given to our people through the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation remaining a state monopoly,” Mottley said during a ceremony to rename Nation House the Harold Hoyte & Fred Gollop Media Complex yesterday.

 “We have committed to removing that because it is wrong, wrong, wrong,” she declared. (GC)

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