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August 15, 2022


Community Radio Stations in Colombia

Broadcasters are a fundamental part in today’s world, since, with the generation of changes and stereotypes, they contribute a fundamental value when they want to broadcast a message or give the transformation of their broadcast to the listener. However, when they want to create a radio station or their online radio, it is important to be informed of the regulations or resolutions that the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications issues.

Most of the companies engaged in professional radio have stations directly regulated by the Colombian government, however, a new niche of radio stations has been growing, which are also approved by the Colombian government and are called community radio stations, which have specific purposes.

In Colombia there are more than 620 community radio stations, approved by MINTIC, and if you are an approved community radio station this article is for you. (Information taken from Mintic)

Mintic issued that all community radio stations must comply with certain regulations for their radio station, i.e. those that broadcast information of habits and tastes to the listener, public interests or those that are oriented to information, education, cultural promotion.

At the same time take into account the classification of radio stations carried out by Mintic.

  • Technology
  • Coverage (local restricted, Zonal restricted, Zonal)
  • Management (direct or indirect)
  • Programming (public, community, commercial interests)

Community radio stations are all those whose objective is to send information aimed at satisfying the needs of the population, such as promoting social development, democratic values, and the construction and participation of citizenship.

Who monitors community radio stations in Colombia?

All radio stations will be supervised by Radiodifusión Sonora which is in charge under the ownership of the state, to be part of community radio is to provide information that is beneficial to the community, to be Colombian, to have done social or community work, among other characteristics.


It should be noted that in order to have all the parameters of your community radio station, it is vital that in addition to being heard in the region approved by your station, it also has the possibility of being heard outside of it, that is, through the Internet and anywhere on the planet.

Therefore, it is valuable to hire a streaming audio system that will make your community radio station more recognized both in your region and will awaken the interest of other communities that are interested in the same content that your station produces.

When your community radio station has a Streaming Audio, you can have a digital channel to broadcast your radio signal over the Internet in addition to the electromagnetic spectrum given by the Colombian State, allowing you to carry the message of your radio station, to many people or entities.

Having your community radio published on the Internet with the Streaming Audio service provided by Colombiawebs.com. and in addition to this, to have a web page published on the Internet, which has of course a hosting and domain,  and give relevance to your radio, it will allow you to not only broadcast your radio content, but also to publish news,  internet articles, among other related information, that will make your community radio station a source of permanent consultation for your target community, but also for any person or company that wants to know news related to the region, where your radio station is geolocated.

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  • Audio quality Estero (128 kbps)
  • SSL Certificate, which allows Internet search engines to accept it and give you a better positioning in their searches related to their topics of interest.
  • You can register your radio on dozens of radio portals, as it is adapted to these radio directories and will be heard by all your listeners.
  • You will have detailed statistics, e.g. where your users connect from, what city, country, time connected, etc,
  • You will have four Html5 player options. The html5 player, in addition to being listened to on a desktop computer, also allows you to be listened to on any mobile device, such as cell phones or tablets.
  • 7 x 24 support, you will have a team of engineers trained to provide technical assistance with any problems with your station or ideas to make your radio station truly interesting to your target group.

Colombiawebs is your technological ally, to provide you with the best options and so that your community radio station can be safe, available and with the best sound quality on the Internet, besides that we can be your guide to create your website and arouse the interest of your audience and target population and in this way that your radio station, show the Colombian State, how professional is your Community Radio Channel.

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