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In Rio the penalty for speeding is having to listen to the worst radio on earth

Tuesday 23 May, 2017
They call it the “Sound Penalty.” It takes listeners from Paradiso to Inferno in an instant.

I have no desire to sit back and manage decline: BBC Radio’s Bob Shennan #RDE17

Saturday 25 March, 2017
“Radio is resilient and adaptable… but streaming has transformed the economics of the industry,” the new Director of BBC Radio told the RadioDays Europe conference.

Radio’s reach is at its second highest level in the UK since surveys began, so those who say radio is doomed should think again, but there are challenges, according to Bob Shennan.

There's a lot of feelings for the old radios in Norway: Digital Radio CEO

Wednesday 22 March, 2017
One of our most commented-on international reports this year has been Norway's switch over to digital radio.

The proponents of the analog switch off have put forward the benefits of going fully digital, such as lower costs and more channels, but, judging by some of the comments on our pages, not everyone in Norway is as convinced as those who have organised the switch over.

RCS partners MI Radio in Myanmar

Tuesday 07 March, 2017

After adding to its global reach with Bangladesh earlier in 2017, RCS has now partnered with The Monnect Group in Myanmar.

RCS engineer Somchai Sonkrud installed the integrated GSelector and Zetta products in Myanmar and trained the MI Radio staff. 

“They were all very excited about their brand new radio station,” says Somacchi, “They have built great looking studios and are using best practice software from the World’s Largest Broadcast software company.”

Top US radio consumer trends in 2016

Thursday 29 December, 2016
As 2016 is winding down and the new year is about to arrive, Nielsen USA has taken a close look at the radio industry this past year and its ever-evolving growth and listening trends.

Radio’s reach in America is larger than any other format and continues to grow year-over-year. Nielsen’s latest Comparable Metrics Report (graphic below) reported that radio reaches 93% of U.S. each week.

Norway makes radio history

Thursday 15 December, 2016

11th January 2017 is a historic day for the medium of radio. Domain Name on the way

Wednesday 27 July, 2016


The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has been been formally delegated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) as the organisation to allocate DOT RADIO  domain names.

RadioDays 2016 in Paris

Wednesday 27 January, 2016
This year the RadioDays Europe Conference is happening in Paris on March 13-15.

Headlining are Australia’s Kyle and Jackie O, plus a range of radio experts from across the US, Europe and Asia.

This year’s conference will focus on podcasting, managing breaking news, organising large scale radio events, emotional marketing as well as Spotify and Beats 1.

Both radioinfo and AsiaRadioToday are media partners so if you wish to attend, mention AsiaRadioToday and ask for a discount.

The next radio revolution

Wednesday 09 September, 2015

The BBC's latest policy document, published as part of the British national broadcaster's charter review, foreshadows a strategy for radio that will give the audience more control of what they hear, in an effort to get radio back into people's pockets via smart mobile devices.

Presenters announced for International Radio Program Awards

Wednesday 17 June, 2015

The list of presenters has been announced for the New York Festival’s International Radio Program Awards to be held on June 22nd at Manhattan Penthouse in New York City.


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