Going retro with talent has led to our success: Tarun Katial

Tarun Katial, CEO, RBNL talks about the unique retro positioning of BIG FM that has helped it seize No. 1 position in in Mumbai and other metros, the station's format rehaul which has boosted listenership and its complete dedication to consumer-centricity

Tarun Katial
CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited

"Every day I get some feedback on our radio shows specifically the Annu Kapoor show. I haven’t seen so much feedback on television shows as much as I have heard about him. In my 15-year long career, this is one show that has ...

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Guest Column: Usher in fresh investment & provide a tax holiday for radio players

By Thursday Jul 10, 2014

Govt should clear TRAI recommendations, offer a tax break for radio players to invest in the otherwise no-so-viable-markets & allow networking of stations and news, says Apurva Purohit, CEO, MBPL (Radio City)

Radio players seek uniform laws, higher FDI & tax relaxation from Budget

By Wednesday Jul 09, 2014

In the wake of Union Budget, Radio, a sector clearly in need of revival, collectively looks forward to expedited policy reforms that allow fresh investments, fair & uniform policy & tax reforms

Budget will be balanced view, removing roadblocks to decision-making: Tarun Katial

By Tuesday Jul 08, 2014

Tarun Katial, CEO, RBNL feels that FDI should be at par with TV up to 100% for non-news radio channels & is hopeful that in the first 100 days the new govt will spur action and quick decision-making on pending issues of Phase III

FM Phase III auction set in motion with MIB likely accepting TRAI's proposals

By Monday Jul 07, 2014

The acceptance lends credence to reports that the Prime Minister has set October 2014 as deadline for carrying out Phase III auctions. Announcement on lifting of news ban on private FM is expected soon

MIB extends FM migration GOPA till March 31, 2015

By Thursday Jul 03, 2014

With the Govt yet to announce its decision on TRAI's recommendations on the Phase III migration, radio operators are concerned about when they will get clarity on this particular issue