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India’s 94.3 Radio One, Fever FM and Radio Nasha propose merger

Thursday 19 July, 2018

Two well-known companies in the Indian radio industry are planning to come together to create more value for shareholders.

Next Radio Ltd, which runs 94.3 Radio One, and HT Media Ltd, which operates Fever and Radio Nasha are proposing a merger to take advantage of a larger combined metro play subject to the approval of shareholders, legal bodies and the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

While Radio One is a pioneer in the international format space, Fever and Radio Nasha are leaders in the Hindi CHR and Retro radio space respectively.

India’s Sun Group to expand radio network through Red FM and Suryan FM

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Indian network 93.5 Red FM, along with its sister concern Suryan FM in Tamil Nadu, is slated to further expand its network in the country with a series of station launches.

The move is considered to be an exercise to further consolidate the owner Sun Group’s position as a leading player in the Indian radio industry.

Suryan FM recently saw the launch of three new stations in Vellore and Salem at 93.9 and Erode at 91.9 frequency, taking the network presence to a total 10 cities in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Red FM raises Rs 8.5 million for Save Childhood Movement

Friday 06 July, 2018

Indian network Red FM partnered with children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation under its annual CSR initiative this year.

Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save Childhood Movement), the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, Global March Against Child Labour, and GoodWeave International.

To date, Satyarthi and his team have liberated more than 86,000 children in India from child labour, slavery and trafficking.

Radio City’s concert to create awareness on plastic ban

Friday 06 July, 2018

India’s Radio City 91.1FM launched a week-long initiative called 'Kar Mumbaikar' in Mumbai to create awareness on plastic ban which was recently implemented by the Maharashtra government.

The station invited listeners to come together to pledge against the use of plastic at a music concert featuring Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam.

Its breakfast hosts RJ Salil & Archana also took to the streets distributing cloth bags to shopkeepers, fruit, vegetable & flower vendors and others.

Big FM brings back Neelesh Misra for storytelling show

Friday 06 July, 2018

India’s 92.7 Big FM is bringing back 'Yaadon Ka Idiot Box with Neelesh Misra' – a popular storytelling show, for its fifth season on the network.

An award-winning author, screenplay writer and lyricist, Mishra is known for telling stories from everyday life with a human connect.

Airing across 53 stations, the latest offering will feature regular people's extraordinary stories and is slated to go on-air from July 2 on weekdays at 10 pm.

Big FM'S retro show completes five years

Thursday 28 June, 2018

Indian network Big FM’s longest running show, ‘Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor’ completed five years this month.

The popular retro show is hosted by veteran actor Annu Kapoor, who shares little-known stories and trivia along with songs from Bollywood’s golden years.

To celebrate the occasion, the network hosted a Facebook live session with Kapoor who addressed his fans while reminiscing his remarkable journey so far.

Digital Radio Mondiale — An Update from India

Sunday 24 June, 2018

Guest article by Yogendra Pal, Honorary Chairman of the Indian DRM chapter, in Radio World

Radio City launches Gig City Season 3

Sunday 17 June, 2018

 

Indian network Radio City has announced the launch of Gig City Season 3 - its live multicity simulcast concert.

Radiocity.in partners with AdsWizz and Google AdWords

Friday 15 June, 2018

 

Indian network Radio City's digital arm, radiocity.in has partnered with Google AdWords Premier Small & Medium Business Partner Program and AdsWizz, the leading technology provider of advertising solutions for the digital audio industry.

Interview: Vineet Singh Hukmani, MD & CEO, Next Radio, India

Friday 15 June, 2018

Vineet Singh Hukmani is MD & CEO of Next Radio Ltd and has been at the helm of the company now in his 10th year. The company runs FM radio stations in Delhi, Mumba,i Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune and Ahmedabad. It also has an online streaming platform www.1cast.in streaming live broadcasts of Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore stations.

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