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Admission and Fees

Admission Procedure

Organisations that meet the specified criteria may submit membership applications on a form available from the ABU Secretariat, or download a copy by clicking here.

Completed applications should be sent to the President of the ABU through the Secretariat.

Membership Fee

Members pay a subscription for each fiscal year, which starts on 1 July.

The subscription to be paid by each member is based on its gross operational expenditure for its previous fiscal year. Gross operational expenditure is defined as the actual gross monies paid out in operating the broadcasting services, including all payments to external content providers, producers, contractors and consultants but excluding capital expenditure on infrastructure and hardware.

Annual Subscription Fees
Group Operational Expenditure in US Dollars Subscription payable in US dollars
Full Member Additional Full Member Associate Member
A Up to 200,000 420 420 420
B " 350,000 840 588 420
C " 600,000 1,260 882 630
D " 1,100,000 1,680 1,176 840
E " 1,500,000 2,100 1,470 1,050
F " 2,150,000 2,520 1,764 1,260
G " 2,950,000 2,940 2,058 1,470
H " 4,000,000 3,360 2,352 1,680
I " 5,200,000 3,780 2,646 1,890
J " 7,100,000 4,200 2,940 2,100
K " 9,500,000 5,040 3,528 2,520
L " 12,500,000 6,300 4,410 3,150
M " 16,200,000 7,980 5,586 3,990
N " 21,000,000 10,080 7,056 5,040
O " 27,000,000 12,600 8,820 6,300
P " 35,000,000 15,540 10,878 7,770
Q " 46,000,000 18,900 13,230 8,400
R " 60,000,000 23,100 16,170 8,400
S " 80,000,000 28,140 19,698 8,400
T " 110,000,000 34,440 24,108 8,400
U " 350,000,000 42,000 29,400 8,400
V " 500,000,000 48,300 33,810 8,400
W Above 500,000,000 54,600 38,220 8,400

 

Affiliate Members Subscription
US$10 million and below 1,440
Above US$10 million to US$50 million 3,600
Above US$50 million 6,000

Contact Details

Enquiries about or applications for membership should be sent to:

Secretary-General
Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
P O Box 12287 
50772 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Tel: +603-2282 3592 / 2284 4382
Fax: +603-2282 5292 / 2282 4606

Email: natalia@abu.org.my

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