Authorised Radio Stations

Authorised Radio Stations

Authorised VHF-FM Radio Stations as at Fourth Quarter of 2021

The National Communications Authority (NCA), has given frequency authorisations to 684 FM Broadcasting Stations in Ghana. Out of the total number of authorised FM Broadcasting Stations, 489 stations are currently operational as at Fourth Quarter, 2021.

Below is a breakdown of Authorisations in Classification groups:

  •     31    Public Radio Stations
  •     5      Public (Foreign) Radio Stations
  •     114  Community Radio Stations
  •     24    Campus Radio Stations and
  •     510  Commercial Radio Stations

Below are the definitions of the various classification of FM Stations:
a)   Public – all stations owned and operated by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and/or any other station established by the Government of Ghana by a statutory enactment.
b)  Public Foreign – stations established by Foreign Governments through diplomatic arrangements to rebroadcast/relay content from foreign countries e.g. BBC, RFI, VoA.
c)   Commercial – those that are privately owned and operated for profit and controlled privately by independent commercial groups or individuals.
d)  Community – a non-profit broadcasting service provided for a specific marginalised community by a radio or television station whose ownership and management are representative of the community for which the service is provided.
e)   Campus – a station operated within the ambit of educational institutions.

The details of the authorised FM radio broadcasting stations can be downloaded below:

Authorised FM Stations - 4th Quarter 2021

Authorised FM Stations - 3rd Quarter 2021

Authorised FM Stations - 2nd Quarter 2021

Authorised FM Stations - 1st Quarter 2021

Authorised FM Stations - 4th Quarter 2020

Authorised FM Stations - 2nd Quarter 2020

Authorised FM Stations - 4th Quarter 2019

Authorised FM Stations - 3rd Quarter 2019

Authorised FM Stations - 2nd Quarter 2019

Authorised FM Stations- 4th Quarter 2018

Authorised FM Stations- 3rd Quarter 2017

Authorised FM Stations- 2nd Quarter 2017

Authorised FM Stations- 4th Quarter 2016

Authorised FM Stations - 3rd Quarter 2016

Authorised FM Stations - 1st Quarter 2016

Authorised FM Stations – 4th Quarter 2015

Authorised FM Stations - 3rd Quarter 2015