Digital Broadcasting Policy 2017


To create a conducive environment for the development and thriving of the digital broadcasting industry in The Gambia.


Specific Objectives and Policy Strategies

  1. Develop a sustainable and rewarding digital broadcasting ecosystem supported by a flexible and effective licensing framework;
  2. Define and adhere to national standards that enhance interoperability, economies of scale, and quality broadcasting services for all;
  3. Having an effective and all-encompassing content development and regulatory framework for the broadcasting sector that promotes diversity, universalism, and more jobs;
  4. Outline and enforce proper guidelines for the smooth establishment and operation of broadcasting sector licensees; Establish a mechanism for consumer protection with potential and capacity for public consultation and awareness;
  5. Have a roadmap with clearly outlined schedules for digital transition in order to undertake logical switch over and switch-off.
Policy Document