Mash FM was established in November 2006 and registered in 2007 as an association incorporated under Section 21 of the Act registration number 2007/ 007454/ 08 and approved as a Public Benefit Organization by SARS registration no:* 930024369. Mash FM is govern by a Board of Directors elected democratically by members of the community, to actively participate in the development and programming activities, for sustainable non-discriminatory and local development.
Mash FM was granted a special event license on the 13th March 2008 to 13th April 2008, which was 93.4 FM Stereo from ICASA and a permanent music license from SAMRO for music broadcasting compliance. Mash FM is also a member of the national and provincial community radio forum and it’s finally granted a Class Broadcasting Services License on the 22nd of January 2010 by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).
To educate and empower the community through broadcasting
To deliver valuable information and promotions that will serve and empower the youth, businesses and community in the area of broadcasting.
To ensure that all programming is:
Fairness, Respectful, Honesty , Accountability , Social Responsibility, Effective Communications, Fun and Entertaining, Building good relationship with other organization mainly those working in Community Broadcasting Service, Development, Civil Society Structures and Government Department.
Mash FM is covering a 100 kilometers radius of Lydenburg / Mashishing which includes the following towns : Graskop, Pilgrims Rest, Sabie, Dullstroom, Belfast, Machadodorp, Waterval Boven and Nelspruit/ Mbombela. Mash FM is currently in negotiations with Sentech to give a clear coverage to some of the towns above were the signal is not clear.
Youth and all age group of 48 000 (fourty eight thousand), Mash FM targets to increase its listenership to 100 000 (fifty thousand) through a membership campaign. Live streaming and embracing technology and employ new ideals from time to time.
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