The Communications Regulatory Commission of Mongolia annulled the special licenses for the cable channel service of nine television channels. In accordance with the 8th decree passed by the Communications Regulatory Commission on March 1st, the special license of nine cable channels including MBO, MUSIC BOX and ШОНХОР was made invalid on March 6th.
The Communications Regulatory Commission conducted an inspection of the activities of 42 cable channels that run cable services last January.
The inspection was supervised by the Communications Regulatory Commission, Information, Communication Technology and Post Authority, the Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP) and the General Police Department. As a result of the inspection the authorities delivered notices to 21 television channels to shut down any of the revealed failures in their activities and warnings were given to improve conditions by March 1st.
Currently it is estimated that there are 44 cable television channels that are constantly operational in Mongolia. It was revealed that through the inspection 21 of these received precautions from the authorities.
There are more than 40 cable television channels that have requested to be granted a license.