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The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is the public broadcaster in Ghana. It is funded by broadcasting television commercials and the levying of a television licence, costing 3,000 GHC (about 0.29).[1]

The broadcasting service, established in 1954, was originally known as the Gold Coast Broadcasting System before it was renamed to the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation upon the country's independence in 1957. Throughout its history it has been independent of the government's Information Services Department.[2]

The GBC operates one television station, GTV. The station is broadcast to the whole of Ghana via satellite. Additionally, GBC operates the following radio stations: The stations are located in the ten Regions of Ghana. Uniiq FM is in Accra.

  • Radio 1
  • Radio 2
  • Uniiq FM
  • Volta Star
  • TwinCity Radio
  • Radio Central
  • Radio Savannah
  • Garden City Radio
  • URA Radio
  • Radio Upper West
  • Sunrise FM
  • Obonu FM
  • Radio BAR

See also


  1. ^ MPs Fail To Pay TV license? Ghana Today. July 13, 2006.
  2. ^ Wells, Alan (1997). World broadcasting: a comparative view. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 162. ISBN 978-1567502466.

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