TRAI releases recommendations for Phase III reserve price

TRAI recommends that reserve price for FM radio channels in a new city should be set equal to 0.8 times the valuation of FM radio channels in that city

Vineet Singh Hukmani
MD & CEO, Radio One

People have forgotten that radio is actually the first social media. Everywhere in the world the best interactions before digital came because radio was live. It is digital which has learned from radio and not the other way ...

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First set of Phase III auctions expected by April 24, 2015

By Wednesday Mar 04, 2015

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has released a Notice Inviting Application (NIA) for the e-auction of the first batch of Phase III frequencies

RAM Ratings: Big FM maintains lead in Mumbai with 19.1% market share

By Tuesday Mar 03, 2015

Big FM maintains its number one position in Mumbai. Fever FM is number one in Delhi while Radio Mirchi and Radio City continue their lead in Kolkata and Bangalore respectively

Union Budget 2015: FM players want incentives as Phase III approaches

By Friday Feb 27, 2015

Chief among the radio industry's requirements are uniformity and relief from taxation as well as a resolution to the FDI issue, which operators have long wanted to be increased to 49%

MIB releases migration undertaking letter

By Wednesday Feb 25, 2015

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has announced the format of the Phase III migration for current license holders. Operators wanting to move to Phase III need to submit their application by March 9 and before March 23, said the Ministry

FM players in Catch-22 situation with Phase III 3 year lock-in period

By Friday Feb 20, 2015

The 3-year lock-in period prescribed under the FM Phase III policy could adversely affect M&A in radio sector