Guest Column: 11 Radio industry trends of 11 years that shaped up the radio space

In the face of radio’s growing popularity, players across categories have been working up the ladder by being relevant yet distinctive with their offe...

e4mChillout: Tarun Katial's weekends are a spa-radise of food, family and fun

Tarun Katial, CEO, Big FM loves to spend his weekends bonding with family, recharging at the spa or partying the night away

Tarun Katial, CEO, Reliance Media World Ltd

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BIG FM becomes largest radio network in UP and Bihar with 5 new stations

The radio station will amplify its reach across 11 cities in the region to benefit advertisers through differentiated content

BIG FM reinforces its core leadership team

Sunoj George Abraham and Harish Ravindranath join the company as Cluster Head and Station Head. Also, Ramgopal Iyer, Gaurav Shukla have been elevated...

Tarun Katial handed additional responsibilities at ZEEL

Tarun Katial, CEO of Reliance Broadcast Network Limited, has taken up additional responsibilities at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) that...

Radio advertising looks forward to a bright 2017

The Pitch Madison Advertising Outlook 2017 forecasts a growth of 15 per cent to take radio ad spends close to Rs 2,000 crore. We spoke to heads of rad...

Tribute: Tarun Katial : Thank you, for being you Andy….

I so wish the Universe continues to conspire to keep his spirit alive in as many of us who were touched by him – I ,for sure will try my best! Writes...

10 things you did not know about Tarun Katial

RBNL’s Tarun Katial gets candid on little known facts about himself including wanting to retire as an academician, detesting shortcuts, choosing his f...

People may duplicate our formats but we don’t duplicate our formats: Tarun Katial

As Big FM completes a decade, Tarun Katial, CEO, RBNL gets talking on the re-launch of the station in Delhi this Diwali with a sharper positioning in...

Copyright Act extended to internet broadcasting but confusion still remains?

Though it is still early days, this move could potentially benefit online audio streaming providers by making music rights holders more accountable an...

Sonal Dabral, Senthil Kumar, Tarun Katial & Paresh Chaudhry Jury Chairs @ Goafest 2016

The Goafest Abbys 2016, the highly coveted advertising awards that recognize the best in advertising, communication and marketing has announced the th...

Reliance is committed to keeping long term majority stake in RBNL: Tarun Katial

Amid speculation regarding on-going talks between Subhash Chandra-owned Zee acquiring stake in Anil Ambani’s RBNL, we catch up with Tarun Katial, CEO...

Why Zee acquiring stake in RBNL makes sense

The RBNL group’s radio business 92.7 FM seems like a great fitment to Zee. Industry sources indicate that Zee has been wanting to get into the radio b...

Why Zee acquiring stake in RBNL makes sense

The RBNL group’s radio business 92.7 FM seems like a great fitment to Zee. Industry sources indicate that Zee has been wanting to get into the radio b...

92.7 Big FM and Idea Cellular launch 'India Sharing Season'

The radio activation is an extension of Brand Idea’s ongoing ‘Easy Share’ campaign which has been promoting the idea of internet sharing amongst peopl...

Are second networks the way to go for FM radio?

Phase III of radio has brought in a number of new regulations that will help radio operators explore new content and programming opportunities. Is thi...

Mini-metros will play a big part in our growth strategy: Tarun Katial

Tarun Katial, CEO of RBNL (Big FM) talks about how the network plans to leverage the addition of 14 new frequencies to its bouquet. The operator spent...

Big FM refreshes brand identity; unveils new logo

92.7 BIG FM has launched a new logo which is contemporary, young, optimistic and fun, both in content and design

Reliance strengthens its executive leadership team to integrate Radio, TV businesses

The team headed by Tarun Katial, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited, will work on developing skills in areas of innovation, c...

FICCI 2015: Are broadcasters innovating enough to stay 'glocally' relevant?

BBC’s Mayleeta Aga, Star’s Gaurav Banerjee, Balaji’s Sameer Nair, Zee’s Pradeep Hejmadi, RBNL’s Tarun Katial and Disney’s Vijay Subramanium on content...

Union Budget 2015: Broadcasters welcome the move to reduce corporate tax

Broadcasters laud FM Arun Jaitley's Budget as positive and holistic. While reduction in corporate tax rate comes as good news, the increase in service...

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

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 l...