In a letter addressed to the MIB, AROI President Anurradha Prasad wrote that the radio industry may incur a loss of Rs 600 crore by September this year

exchange4media Staff May 20, 2020 11:29 AM


The letter pointed out that the private FM industry has been facing economic crisis ever since the government stopped advertising on the medium

exchange4media Staff Apr 29, 2020 9:19 AM


The letter pointed out that the private FM industry has been facing economic crisis ever since the government stopped advertising on the medium

exchange4media Staff Apr 29, 2020 9:17 AM


The MoU was signed to promote advertising business on the radio medium and develop and implement a credit control

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This will be Prasad's fourth consecutive term in office as President of the industry body for Indian radio broadcasters

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Nov 14, 2017 9:34 AM

 Cabinet approves Phase III partial auctions?blur=25

The Cabinet today passed the decision to hold partial auctions for Phase III as well as the TRAI recommendations on the auction process

Abhinn Shreshtha Jan 17, 2015 4:09 PM

I&B Minister Arun Jaitley gives the nod to Phase III partial auctions?blur=25

Radio players delighted with the resolution which is now awaiting cabinet approval

Abhinn Shreshtha Dec 16, 2014 8:05 AM

Times OOH creates visibility for Lotus Green?blur=25

Times OOH recently executed a campaign for Lotus Green – 'Live the Difference' at the Delhi-Noida-Delhi (DND) Flyway

exchange4media Staff Oct 30, 2014 10:50 AM

MIB still dragging feet over Phase III announcement?blur=25

The radio sector's three-year wait for Phase III is unlikely to get over soon. Though a verbal agreement has been reached, the MIB is yet to sign off on the process

Abhinn Shreshtha Oct 20, 2014 7:56 AM

Govt writes to radio operators, accepts TRAI's recommendations?blur=25

Written communication from I&B ministry to AROI says TRAI's recommendations for Phase III migration will be accepted. Radio industry waits for public announcement; invitations for technical bids likely to go out next week

Abhinn Shreshtha Aug 22, 2014 8:49 AM

Is greed killing the online radio ecosystem??blur=25

Internet radio in India is still in status quo as operators & music labels fail to reach any consensus. Online radio players blame music labels of being short-sighted, while labels

Abhinn Shreshtha Jun 17, 2014 9:22 AM

Unicef and AROI join hands to save 4,000 lives a day in India?blur=25

UNICEF and the Association of Radio Operators in India (AROI) have launched the first initiative to work towards 100 per cent immunisation of children in India

exchange4media Staff Jun 10, 2014 8:40 AM

Eliminate policy paralysis in FM sector, implore FM players to the new govt?blur=25

With the change in the centre, private FM operators are hopeful that many long-standing roadblocks, including the Phase III migration, will be resolved quickly

Abhinn Shreshtha Jun 5, 2014 8:15 AM

FM Phase III auctions set for October??blur=25

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has requested for bids from e-auctioneers to conduct the Phase III auctions of FM radio. Sources say that the auction process is likely to be held in October this year

Abhinn Shreshtha May 1, 2014 7:53 AM

After print players, now radio operators find flaws in latest IRS data?blur=25

Even as print players gave voice to their disapproval of the latest IRS 2013 results, radio operators are also expressing concern that the data & methodology used for measuring radio listenership is deeply flawed too

Abhinna Shreshtha Feb 4, 2014 8:49 AM

BlackBerry parts ways with Alicia Keys?blur=25

The Canadian smartphone maker had appointed the Grammy Award winner as its Global Creative Director last year to boost the image of its BlackBerry 10 platform

Abhinna Shreshtha Jan 6, 2014 7:52 AM

Operators want lower reserve fee as Phase III auction looms?blur=25

Radio stakeholders are expected to meet later this week to thrash out their list of recommendations to TRAI; lower reserve fee & clarity on the migration process seem to be high on the agenda

Abhinna Shreshtha Dec 12, 2013 8:16 AM

I don’t believe share of radio advtg has gone down: Apurva Purohit?blur=25

The CEO of Radio City points out that the radio industry grew by approx six per cent in 2012 and the situation will only get better post Phase III

Saloni Surti Mar 26, 2013 6:42 PM

EGoM fast tracks FM Phase III process?blur=25

In a post-Budget meeting, the Empowered Group of Ministers declared some strong measures for Phase III auctions, including taking up fee issues with TRAI

Saloni Surti Mar 7, 2013 2:39 AM