Freetown — Following a series of meetings between the president of the
Sierra Leone Association of Journalists and the chairman, board and other
commissioners and members of the National Telecommunications Commission
(NATCOM), the annual spectrum fee for radio stations has been halved for
community radios throughout the country.
In a reply to a letter written to him by SLAJ, NATCOM chairman Siray Timbo
said his board had agreed that instead of the existing US$500, community
radio stations would now pay US$250 at the official exchange rate in Leones.
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