Malaysia Radio

DRM Digital Radio Implementation Workshop in Malaysia

Sunday 28 October, 2018


The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Digital Radio Implementation and Rollout Workshop, will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 26 and 27.

With seven new platforms, Media Prima revamps its radio network to ‘Ripple’

Sunday 21 October, 2018


Malaysia’s largest integrated media Group, Media Prima has revamped its entire radio broadcast segment into an audience-focused company, Ripple, which combines digital media, broadcasting and commerce.

Ozarizan Mohd Nor is Commercial Radio Malaysia’s new President

Sunday 21 October, 2018

Commercial Radio Malaysia (CRM) has appointed Ozarizan Mohd Nor, general manager of Husa Network, as its new president.

He succeeds Erin Hwang, general manager of Star Media Radio, who announced her departure from CRM.

CRM also elected Charles Peters of BFM as vice president.

Other CRM office bearers are Alex Poon of Kool FM who succeeds Puan Kartini Kamalul Ariffin of IM4U FM as secretary and Bala Murali Subramaney of Capital FM as Treasurer.

988 FM’s drama team makes it to Malaysia Book Of Records

Sunday 07 October, 2018


Star Media Group’s Chinese-language radio station 988’s drama team has made it into the Malaysia Book of Records for producing the longest-running Cantonese radio drama.

Raaga’s campaign to spotlight unsung heroes

Thursday 04 October, 2018

Astro Radio Malaysia’s Tamil station Raaga has joined hands with mobile connectivity and internet services provider Digi to launch a one-year campaign to celebrate acts of kindness by unsung heroes which often go unnoticed.


Saathanai Hero-kkal celebrates and pays tribute to selfless deeds of everyday Malaysian heroes who have made notable differences in the lives of others.

RAAGA returns with second season of its announcer-hunt

Monday 20 August, 2018


Astro Radio Malaysia’s Tamil station RAAGA is back with a second season of its announcer-search competition, ‘Raagavin Star Yaar’.

DAB+ worskshop in Kuala Lumpur

Sunday 05 August, 2018


A DAB+ workshop held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week saw a diverse mix of countries working together to take the next steps in establishing DAB+ digital radio.

Malaysia’s weekly radio listenership rises to 20.2 million

Thursday 12 July, 2018

The Radio Audience Measurement 2018 conducted by GfK, in partnership with Commercial Radio Malaysia (CRM), revealed two primetime windows when listenership peaked—breakfast and drive time shows.

The latest survey which was conducted over six weeks from March 25 to May 5 polled 6,000 unique individuals aged 10 years and above. GfK utilised 4,500 paper diaries and 1,500 e-diaries to collect valuable insights on the strength and scope of radio listening across the country.

Astro Radio switches to Lawo virtual mixers

Sunday 08 July, 2018

Installing a third generation of consoles in its radio studios, Kuala Lumpur’s Astro Radio has standardized on virtual studio technology from German broadcast innovator, Lawo.

“We had to re-think how a studio broadcast console should be in a rapidly evolving commercial FM radio industry,” says Astro Radio Chief Technology Officer Bala Murali Subramaney.

Astro Radio leads with 15.8 million weekly listeners in latest RAM

Friday 08 June, 2018


Astro Radio, Malaysia, grew its share of listeners to 15.8 million weekly listeners or 78.2% of individuals over the age of 10 in Peninsular Malaysia according to the latest GfK Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) survey.


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