ABC investment in regional radio streaming

April 15, 2015 3:12 am0 comments
ABC investment in regional radio streaming

From 1 July 2015, ABC radio will stream an additional 14 regional services, ensuring more Australians can access radio online and on mobile. The ABC’s Managing Director, Mark Scott, said the decision to expand regional streaming beyond the Gold Coast and Newcastle builds on the ABC’s 82-year commitment to rural […]

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BBC expands national digital radio transmitter network

April 9, 2015 4:04 am0 comments
BBC expands national digital radio transmitter network

The BBC has launched a further seven national DAB transmitters during March, bringing the total number of transmitters to 307 and serving more than 95 per cent of the homes in total. This is part of the current phase of national digital radio network expansion bringing a further 2 million […]

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SiriusXM Brings Boxing Back to Radio

April 7, 2015 2:43 am0 comments
SiriusXM Brings Boxing Back to Radio

SiriusXM has announced that it will begin broadcasting Premier Boxing Champions fights to satellite radio listeners nationwide, bringing the sport back to the national radio airwaves. Introduced in January of this year, Premier Boxing Champions is a new series – created by Haymon Boxing – that features many of boxing’s […]

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BBC Radio 2 Eurovision to go on air again

April 6, 2015 2:50 am0 comments
BBC Radio 2 Eurovision to go on air again

The digital radio pop-up service, which launched for the first time last year, will offer Eurovision fans the most comprehensive coverage of the song contest to date, kicking off on Thursday 21 May through to Sunday 24 May with a mix of live shows, interviews and musical treats in the […]

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BBC launches 60-second dynamic news blast

April 1, 2015 2:45 am0 comments
BBC launches 60-second dynamic news blast

BBC Minute, a pacey new one-minute news summary, launches globally on 1 April 2015. The 60-second broadcast is aimed at digitally connected audiences and promises an alternative news source from the BBC World Service. BBC Minute is available for download on iTunes and will also be distributed via partnerships with […]

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BBC announces Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015

March 29, 2015 2:46 pm0 comments
BBC announces Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015

BBC Radio 2 has announced the recipients of this year’s Radio 2 Folk Awards Lifetime Achievement Awards. The two prestigious lifetime achievement accolades will be presented to legendary musicians Yusuf / Cat Stevens and Loudon Wainwright III at the ceremony which is being held at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff […]

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UTV Awarded National DAB Multiplex Radio Licence

March 28, 2015 3:00 am0 comments
UTV Awarded National DAB Multiplex Radio Licence

UTV Media (GB) Limited a subsidiary of UTV Media plc (UTV) – along with its two Sound Digital consortium partners Bauer Media and Arqiva – has been awarded the UK’s second national DAB multiplex licence by the communications regulator Ofcom. Sound Digital combines two of the UK’s leading commercial radio […]

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FM Radio operators to get licence for 15 years

March 5, 2015 4:06 am0 comments
FM Radio operators to get licence for 15 years

Information and Broadcasting Ministry has said that operators of radio channels in the FM Phase-III regime will be provided licence for a period of 15 years as compared to 10 years under Phase-II. The Ministry said, total foreign investment allowed in new regime is 26 per cent as compared to […]

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World Radio day being observed today

February 13, 2015 4:45 am0 comments
World Radio day being observed today

Today is World Radio Day. The day is observed every year on the 13 of February to celebrate radio as a forum for entertainment and information, as a bridge of communication for remote communities and its role in empowering people. On this occasion UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon said, […]

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BIG FM launches Social Campaign

December 15, 2014 4:36 pm0 comments
BIG FM launches Social Campaign

In an endeavour to support people battling against the bitter cold each year, 92.7 BIG FM has been bracing its 3 year old campaign by bringing together people from different strata of  society  to provide warm winter clothes and other  essentials to those in need. A marquee initiative, Darya Dili […]

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