ISLAMABAD: Bidding for FM Radio licencing of phase-IX has been scheduled to take place on the November 7-8 at Pemra headquarters in the federal capital.
Pemra is offering licences for 67 cities across the country and pre-qualified companies have been invited to participate in the bid. Pemra will award at least one FM Radio licence in each city.
The bidding process shall be constituted by the Pemra committee, set up for this purpose. The committee shall open sealed bids in presence of authorised representatives of the bidders in the first round. The second round will be through open outcry and determine successful bidders.
The FM radio licence shall be awarded to the successful bidder after completion of all the legal requirements including clearance and permission from the Ministry of Interior, concerned provincial governments, where the station is to be established after approval of the authority.