BPL Innovision scales down its operations

BPL Innovision is reworking the strategy for its audiospace venture, Indigo Radio. Indigo Radio will focus more on being a niche player and has scaled...

Private FM radio to go on-air in Mumbai soon

`Drive-Time' as opposed to television's longstanding `prime-time,' will rock the city by month-end, as the first of five private FM radio broadcasters...

TDF to set up infrastructure for private FM radio operators in three metros

The French firm TDF is all set to bag the project for setting up private FM radio operations in Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. The formal agreement with...

AIR Kolkata going digital soon

All India Radio’s Kolkata station is entering the digital age soon. All programmes would be aired via computerised systems, with the music stored on h...

AIR to expand its services to Europe via WorldSpace

All India Radio (AIR) plans to extend its digital service to Europe and is negotiating with WorldSpace. For the Europe market, AIR on WorldSpace will...

Non-government sector may be allowed to set up Radio stations

Information and broadcasting minister Sushma Swaraj hinted that India is studying the possibility of permitting non-government sector to set up commun...

FM players looking at transmission services companies for installation and set-up

With just about five months left to meet the August 29 deadline for setting up their operations, private FM radio players are now looking for transmis...

Prasar Bharati to get full time CEO soon

K.S. Sarma, former additional secretary in the Human Resource Development Ministry is set to take over as the permanent CEO of Prasar Bharati Corporat...

AIR plans to discontinue Yuvavani channel

All India Radio is in the process of identifying channels that are either not performing well or have an overlap with others so that they could be rev...

Prasar Bharati plans to switch to commercial account norms

As part of its efforts to become an independent entity, Prasar Bharati Corporation plans to switch to commercial accounting norms from the next financ...

International: Web Radio listeners willing to pay

According to a study conducted by Arbitron and Edison Media, Web-radio listeners are willing to pay a small fee for commercial-free, high-quality audi...

AIR offers its infrastructure for WorldSpace radio players

All India Radio (AIR) is planning to share its infrastructure for the WorldSpace radio players. Although the AIR channel will start with uplinking fro...

Udaya TV working towards launching FM services in Vishakhapatnam by June

Udaya TV, part of the Sun TV Group, has firmed up concrete plans to launch radio services in Vishakhapatnam by June. The new station would be branded...