FM Phase III: No reduction of reserve price or frequency gap, but migration formula accepted?blur=25

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has accepted TRAI's recommendations on increasing license period as well as the TRAI migration fee formula. However, MIB has turned down a review of the reserve price for FM Phase III auctions that had been recommended by TRAI

Abhinn Shreshtha Sep 2, 2014 8:02 AM

Govt turns down TRAI proposal for lower reserve fee for FM Phase III auctions?blur=25

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has turned down a review of the reserve price for FM Phase III auctions that have been recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

exchange4media Staff Sep 1, 2014 11:46 AM

Private FM players can broadcast AIR news in same format: Govt?blur=25

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar informed during Question Hour today that private FM radio players will be allowed to broadcast news only from bulletins of AIR. He added that the FM radio policy can be relaxed in future

exchange4media Staff Jul 17, 2014 7:58 AM

FM Phase III auction set in motion with MIB likely accepting TRAI's proposals?blur=25

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

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 7, 2014 8:01 AM

Radio operators react positively to TRAI's recommendations?blur=25

The FM radio players have appreciated the fact that TRAI has understood most of the concerns raised by them regarding Phase III migration & extension of license period

Abhinna Shreshtha Feb 26, 2014 8:44 AM

TRAI releases Phase III recommendations, agrees with broadcasters on most points?blur=25

TRAI has agreed with radio operators on most points, such as granting licenses for 15 years from the date of migration to Phase III and fixing the date of migration as March 31, 2015, among other recommendations

Abhinna Shreshtha Feb 21, 2014 8:47 AM

TRAI seeks stakeholders' comments on FM Phase III migration?blur=25

Last date for sending in comments on migration of FM radio broadcasters from Phase II to Phase III is Dec 17, 2013. Counter-comments can be submitted by Dec 24

Abid Hasan Dec 4, 2013 8:27 AM

Radio Mirchi Q2 FY14 net up 59% at Rs 16.4 cr; revenues up 12%?blur=25

Revenues for Q2 FY14 stood at Rs 86.5 crore, as against Rs 77.1 crore in Q2 FY13. Radio Mirchi's EBITDA recorded a 33.6% growth to Rs 25.3 crore

exchange4media Staff Nov 14, 2013 7:52 AM

FM Phase III auctions by next month: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The I&B Minister assured that the Government is putting in place certain processes and will make the e-auction bids as transparent & hassle free as possible

Abid Hasan Sep 14, 2013 9:37 AM

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

FM Phase III: Radio players warily eye e-auctions?blur=25

There are mixed reactions to the e-auctions announced for FM Phase III. While some feel it will kill programming options, others are more optimistic

Priyanka Nair Mar 6, 2012 1:10 PM

2011: Of expanding listenership & underperforming radio biz?blur=25

Apurva Purohit, CEO, Radio City, points out that the time for the industry to work together is here

Apurva Purohit Jan 10, 2012 7:45 AM

IMPACT Annv Spl: How FM Phase III will impact advertisers?blur=25

G Krishnan, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, TV Today Network Ltd, on seven things advertisers can expect from FM Phase III expansion.

G Krishnan Jan 3, 2012 7:41 AM

With Phase III, radio finally becomes a pan-India medium: Harrish Bhatia?blur=25

The long-awaited rollout of Phase III of FM expansion has brought much cheer to the radio industry in the country. exchange4media speaks to radio industry honchos on the implications of Phase III. Harrish M Bhatia, CEO, My FM, highlights the key points…

Shubhangi Mehta Jul 21, 2011 9:05 AM

FM Phase III: Industry slams AIR-tailored news for FM radio?blur=25

There is already a debate rising over news and current affairs on private FM stations, with FM players expressing dismay over the Government’s plans to allow only AIR-controlled news snippets.

Nitin Pandey Mar 29, 2011 9:33 AM

RAM rollout hits a roadblock; industry expectations hit?blur=25

While TAM results are eagerly awaited every Wednesday by the television industry, RAM has not matched up as a currency for the radio industry. One of the reasons cited is the limited coverage area of four metros. exchange4media gets the industry’s take on RAM, its shortcomings and the expectations from this audience measurement system.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Sep 14, 2010 7:53 AM