Broadcasting Commission

Government of Jamaica 



The operations of the Commission are structured to ensure compliance with the Act and the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act. 

The Commission, through the Chairman, works closely with the Responsible Minister of Government who has the power to issue general directions on matters of policy.

The Commission is committed to maintaining the highest level of transparency, accountability and integrity in all its operations and will ensure the maintenance of high ethical standards by all members and employees of the Commission which are in tandem with the organization’s core values of:


Each Commissioner is required to act honestly and in good faith and to ensure that the Organisation carries out activities within its prescribed purpose. Additionally, the Commissioners have collective responsibility for all strategic decisions made by the Commission.



To be the cutting-edge regulator that leads in the development and advancement of a dynamic electronic communications sector for the benefit of Jamaica and the Caribbean Community.


  • To carry out the provisions of the Broadcasting and Radio Re-Diffusion Act
  • To make and administer the Television and Sound Broadcasting Regulations
  • To evaluate applications and make recommendations to the responsible Minister
  • To monitor the transmission and operations of licensees
  • To receive and investigate complaints
  • To advise the government on policy
  • To conduct and or commission research
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    5th Floor, Victoria Mutual Building
    53 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5
    Jamaica WI
    Telephone: 876-920-9537-9
    929-1998, 618-0876-8
    Toll Free: 1-888-99- CABLE (22253)
    Facsimile: 876-929-1997
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