New Executive Council of GIBA Pays Courtesy Call on NCA
The newly inaugurated executive council of the Ghana Independent Broadcasters’ Association (GIBA), on 23rd August, 2017, paid a courtesy call on the National Communications Authority (NCA) at the NCA Tower in Accra.
The visit was to introduce the new executive council members to the Authority and in addition, continue previous engagements that had been initiated by the old executives. According to the President of the GIBA, Mr. Andrew Danso-Aninkora, the association has extended its membership to include representatives from all broadcasting categories.
Mr. Joe Anokye, Ag. DG of NCA with new GIBA executives.
Welcoming the new executives, the Acting Director General of NCA, Mr. Joe Anokye, said he was very happy about the good relationship with (GIBA). He said NCA is also keen on pursuing the discussions that were started by the previous executives.
He briefed them on NCA’s on-going activities and assured them of the Authority’s willingness to listen and work collaboratively with them. Mr. Anokye made specific mention of the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) developments under the supervision of the Ministry of Communications.
Giving his last remarks, the Ag. Director General of NCA said, since technology is driving communications and 5G is evolving, there is the need for broadcasters to think outside the box in order to remain in the technological race.
Issued by the National Communications Authority,
No. 6 Airport City, Accra.
Tel: (0)30 – 2776621/2771701 or 050-145-1522/3.
Date – Friday, 24th August, 2017
The National Communications Authority, (NCA), was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 524 in December 1996, which has been repealed and replaced by the National Communications Authority Act, 2008 (Act 769). The Authority is the statutory body mandated to license and to regulate electronic communication activities and services in the country.