Radio Pakistan

Radio Pakistan imports and tests 20 GatesAir DRM transmitters

Wednesday 08 March, 2017

At this week's Digital Broadcasting Symposium, Digital Radio Mondiale's Ruxandra Obreja revealed news from Pakistan about the latest developments in digital radio broadcasting in that country.

"Radio Pakistan has taken first steps to digital migration," said Obreja.

"They have imported 20 DRM+ Transmitters from Gartes Air and have successfully tested one transmitter so far...

"The next step is to promote digital technology in the country and plan field trials across the country."

Radio Pakistan switching to DRM+

Saturday 04 February, 2017


According to a recent report from Radio Pakistan, the move to convert its AM and FM transmitters to DRM+ technology is currently underway.

World Radio Day: Special talk show on Radio Pakistan

Wednesday 10 February, 2016


Civil society people, culturists, intellectuals and disaster risk reduction experts are expected to participate in the special edition of Radio Pakistan Hyderabad’s talk Show "Rabta" about the role of radio in disaster management on World Radio Day (WRD).

Radio Pakistan joins DRM

Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) has announced the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) as a new member of the Consortium. 

Japanese aid for Radio Pakistan

Thursday 11 December, 2014

The Government of Japan has extended assistance to Radio Pakistan to replace years old obsolete technology through a project for “Rehabilitation of Medium Wave Radio Broadcasting Network,” implemented by Japan's International Cooperation Agency.

Radio Pakistan ups power in DI Khan

Sunday 10 August, 2014

The state-owned public broadcaster of Pakistan, Radio Pakistan has installed a new high power transmitter at Dera Ismail Khan, 320 km west of Lahore.

It broadcasts on medium wave at AM1400 in the region.

The upgrade is a part of its plan to improve its network, reach and quality of broadcasts in the region, said Samina Parvez , Director General.

Radio Pakistan broadcasts 149 news bulletins in 31 languages daily, covering world, national and regional news as well as sports, business and weather reports.

Radio Pakistan upgrades AM network

Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) is upgrading its medium wave network to ensure wide coverage and better reception across the country, an official source told Associated Press of Pakistan.

Two new powerful medium wave transmitters of 400 kilowatt and 100 kilowatt power have recently been installed in Peshawar and Dera Ismail Khan respectively, for covering the areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces.

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