Information and Public Relation
The 2002 Uganda Population and Housing Census report revealed that 33.5 percent of the households in Alebtong district receive information by use of radio signals. The major stations with signals in the District include but not limited to the following: UBC-radio(Radio-Uganda), Open-gate radio, Continental, Challenge FM, Capital radio, Central Broadcasting Services (CBS), BBC, Voice of Teso. The listener-ship of these radio stations depend on ethnic background and the catalogue of programmes they broadcast. However, they also target the age segment. Nevertheless, there is no radio station in Alebtong district unlike the neighbouring districts of Lira that of recent (1990s) Radio lira 95.3FM then late 2000 we now have Radio waa 89.8 fm, Unity fm 977.7 fm, Voice of lango 88.0FM, Rino FM 96.1FM.
The District accesses postal services from Lira post office, located in Lir Town . However,the distance from Alebtong to Lira is 40 kilometres. Other postal service providers have not yet opened up in Alebtong District
The Box number is 316 lira.
There is no TV station in Alebtobg District. However, TV signals from UBC-TV, NTV, NBS, WBC and many more as a result of new technology of GO-TV AND DSTV around the country are received with support from the booster located in Kampala. It is important to note that sometimes WBS , NTV ,WBC NBSand Light TV signals are felt in some selected locations of the District. There are prepaid TV services provided by Multi-Choice Uganda limited and G-TV DSTV and GO-TV. The services provided by these TV service providers are basically for leisure but on commercial basis. Football matches, movies and foreign news are some of the items on the telecast menu.
The District is well served with telephone services for both fixed and mobile facilities. The service providers include: MTN-Uganda, CELTEL, Orange and UTL- Mango and WARID telecommunications LTD. These telephone providers have masks located in Lira, and other strategic locations in the District.
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Print media companies
There is no print media company in the District. However, the District receives newspapers on daily basis supplied by the local dailies i.e. the New vision, the Monitor and the weeklies like the Weekly Observer and Rupiny for the lango speaking community. The receipt of the print media is facilitated by the smooth Alebtong-Kampala highway via Lira. Newspapers arrive in Alebtong as early as 9.00am by the respective media individual courier service vans.
Alebtong district website was launched with the support from Uganda communications commission on the address: www.alebtong.go.ug. However, the hosting and updating of the district website is still a challenging task for the District to grapple with. The capacity of the district staff is not yet built to host and update the website. The internet and intranet connections are still lacking in Alebtong district. Internet facilities are not accessed in Alebtong except if one travelled to Lira. Therefore, there is need to open up internet services in the District for its very nature of importance in the field of global information management systems. However, isolated cases of internet facilities do exist at a stand alone arrangement.