UGANDA Communications Commission (UCC) has lifted the suspension handed to Pastor Augustine Yiga’s ABS television.

This comes after the television management promised to comply with the set broadcasting standards and regulations.

The station will be placed under probation

The station will be placed under probation

 

However the TV will be placed under a six month probation as UCC evaluates and continuously monitors all its programs and dealings.

 

The Uganda Communications Commission suspended ABS Television license over

what it termed as “repeated breach of minimum broadcasting standards.”

 

In a September 5 letter, UCC Executive Director Godfrey Mutabazi communicated a forthwith disabling of the television signals, citing an “offensive programme” that the television station has aired despite warnings from the regulator.

 

“…the Uganda Communications Commission, has, in accordance with sections 5(1)(x) of the UCC Act 2013 and clause 24 of the license agreement dated May 3 2016, indefinitely suspended ABS Television broadcasting license…,” Mr Mutabazi’s letter, addressed to the Managing Director Auger Revival Ministries Limited, the licensed owner of the station, read in part.

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