BBC launches FM Services in Cambodia

The BBC will be reaching even more audiences with the launch of a new FM and a new radio partnership. British Ambassador David Reader today signed for the launch of BBC 99.25 FM in Siem Reap which will broadcast the BBC’s internationally famous radio programmes 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The BBC are also celebrating an exciting new radio partnership with Love 97.5 FM who are now broadcasting the best of BBC World Service programming.

“We are delighted to be launching the BBC 99.25 FM station in Siem Reap which means BBC programmes can now be heard in crystal clear quality all day, each day of the week. I am also thrilled with our new partnership with Love 97.5 FM. It’s an exciting station and its listeners will now have a chance to enjoy BBC programmes.” Neil Curry, Regional Business Development Manager for Asia Pacific region, BBC World Service, said.

Listeners of the newly launched BBC 99.25 FM and new partner station Love 97.5 FM can enjoy a broad mix of BBC programming in English ranging from news and current affairs to sports and culture.

Highlights include Newshour, which is 60 minutes of news and analysis of the day’s top stories, and the interactive global news programme World Have Your Say, giving listeners an opportunity to share their views and questions on topical issues.

For sports fans the BBC has daily hourly updates in news bulletins and Sports Round Up. Cricket enthusiasts can stay across the latest in World Cricket while football supporters can tune into World Football and for the latest in UK football there is Inside The Premier League.

BBC programming also taps into the world’s cultural scene including the global music programme The Beat or the latest stories from the world of film, TV and video games in On Screen.

Culture Shock looks at trends in cultural expression and Top Of The Pops brings the best from the UK album and singles charts.The launch of BBC 99.25 FM and the new partnership with Love 97.5 FM complements the current BBC 100 FM relay broadcasting throughout Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

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