Radio Mirchi cuts ad volumes by 30%, increases ad rates by 20%?blur=25

Radio Mirchi will be reducing advertising on its channels to 12-14 minutes per hour this year with each ad break lasting 2.5-3 minutes

Abhinn Shreshtha Apr 26, 2017 8:23 AM

TV Today Network announces Mail Today, radio rejig?blur=25

The TV Today Network has informed the BSE that its board of directors has inter-alia approved the acquisition of equity shares of Mail Today Newspapers Private Limited (Mail Today) from its other shareholders along with a reorganization of its radio business.

exchange4media Staff Dec 14, 2016 2:23 PM

RAM Ratings: Radio City and Big FM tie in Mumbai; Fever FM leads in Delhi?blur=25

RAM ratings for Week 44 are out and the data shows Radio City leading in Mumbai while Fever FM and Radio Mirchi continue to dominate in Delhi and Kolkata, respectively

exchange4media Staff Nov 16, 2015 12:39 AM

RAM Ratings: Big FM leads in Mumbai, Radio Mirchi dominates in Kolkata in Week 43?blur=25

Big FM leads in Mumbai in Week 43 while Fever FM and Radio Mirchi lead in Delhi and Kolkata respectively. Radio City leads in Bangalore

exchange4media Staff Nov 9, 2015 8:13 AM

TV Today sells 4 radio stations to ENIL in Rs 4 crore deal?blur=25

TV Today Network (parent company of Oye FM) has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has entered into a binding contract with ENIL (parent company of Radio Mirchi) to sell its four stations (Jodhpur, Amritsar, Patiala, and Shimla)

exchange4media Staff Sep 15, 2015 3:21 PM

Radio Mirchi gets MIB nod to acquire Oye FM's four stations?blur=25

Radio Mirchi has received MIB's go-ahead to acquire Oye FM's non-metro radio stations in Amritsar, Jodhpur, Patiala and Shimla

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 23, 2015 4:02 PM

Is Radio Mirchi’s acquisition of Oye FM a threat to Big FM??blur=25

The MIB gave its nod to Radio Mirchi’s proposed buyout of Oye FM from the TV Today Group. However, it has only allowed the sale of 4 out of the 7 stations operated by Oye FM. Interestingly, Big FM is among the strongest national player in these four cities

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 23, 2015 8:15 AM

Week 20 RAM Ratings: Radio City takes back top spot in Mumbai?blur=25

RAM ratings for Week 20 (May 10-May 16) see Radio City reclaim top spot in Mumbai, pushing Big FM to the second spot

exchange4media Staff Jun 3, 2015 12:16 PM

Radio Mirchi-Oye FM merger blocked by MIB?blur=25

MIB declined to give its approval for the deal to go through stating it does not meet the Phase III guidelines. ENIL, in a stock filing dated May 9, 2015, said the companies will be appealing against the decision

Abhinn Shreshtha May 18, 2015 8:13 AM

Week 17 RAM Ratings: Radio City maintains lead in Mumbai and Bangalore?blur=25

Fever FM and Radio Mirchi continue to lead in Delhi and Kolkata respectively

exchange4media Staff May 13, 2015 8:49 AM

TV Today approaches HC for Oye FM sale?blur=25

TV Today Network wants to complete sale of its radio business to ENIL, a move that is still awaiting MIB approval

Abhinn Shreshtha Apr 22, 2015 2:00 PM

Week 10 RAM Ratings: Big FM takes over Radio City in Mumbai?blur=25

Big FM has usurped Radio City's top position in Mumbai with 18.8 % of the overall market share though Radio City was very close with 18.6%

exchange4media Staff Mar 25, 2015 8:06 AM

RAM Ratings Week 9: Radio City and BIG FM tie in Mumbai?blur=25

Big FM and Radio City tied in terms of market share in Mumbai. Fever FM, Radio Mirchi and Radio City maintain lead in Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore

exchange4media Staff Mar 17, 2015 3:59 PM

FM players in Catch-22 situation with Phase III 3 year lock-in period?blur=25

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

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 20, 2015 8:21 AM

Radio Mirchi acquires Oye FM?blur=25

Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. Industry insiders indicate the deal is worth around Rs 50 crore

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 14, 2015 9:34 PM

Why TV Today put Oye FM on the block?blur=25

This will not be the first time that TV Today Group will engage in selling a radio property. In 2006, when the industry was on the verge of moving from Phase I to Phase II expansion, it sold off its stake in RED FM to a consortium, which included Value Lab and NDTV. Sun TV later picked up majority stake in RED FM

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 10, 2015 9:22 AM

TV Today puts Oye FM for sale after disappointing results?blur=25

The decision comes after the TV Today Network announced its quarter results for the period ending December 31, 2014; the results for Q3 2015 reveal that the group's radio business suffered a loss of Rs 1.94 crore, Rs 2.90 crore in Q3'14 and Rs 1.80 crore in Q2'15

exchange4media Staff Feb 9, 2015 2:09 PM

RAM Ratings Week 1: Bangalore continues to see highest TSLs?blur=25

The first week data for 2015 (December 28, 2014 - January 3, 2015) from RAM is in and sees drop in market share by previous week's leaders

exchange4media Staff Jan 20, 2015 9:05 AM

 RAM ratings week 52: Radio City maintains lead in Mumbai and Bangalore?blur=25

As per data sourced from RAM subscribers for Week 52 (December 14-20) Radio City retains top position in Mumbai and Bangalore, while Fever FM and Radio Mirchi continue leading in Delhi and Kolkata respectively

exchange4media Staff Jan 13, 2015 4:26 PM