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Hukmani took the decision following a scheme of arrangement between HT Media & Next Mediaworks, the parent company of Next Radio Ltd – 94.3 Radio One

exchange4media Staff Apr 18, 2019 12:43 PM

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Business heads of radio stations forecast the growth and trends in the radio sector in 2019

Madhuwanti Saha Jan 10, 2019 8:49 AM

Year Ender 2018?blur=25

The medium saw moderate growth on the back of aggressive advertising in digital, retail and sports categories   

exchange4media Staff Dec 27, 2018 8:43 AM

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ChillOut: On a typical weekend, one can find the MD & CEO watching a Hollywood movie with his family.

Madhuwanti Saha Nov 10, 2018 9:59 AM

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EBIDTA up 32% from Q1 2018-19; April-Sept 18-19 EBIDTA up 54.7 per cent compared to Apr-Sept 17-18

exchange4media Staff Nov 2, 2018 10:57 AM

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TRAI holds open house discussion on issues related to digital radio broadcast in India, radio operators say that the plan is a failure, not going to take off

Nishant Saxena Oct 31, 2017 8:44 AM

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Though business has picked up, the private FM industry expects festive ad spends to be subdued compared to 2016

Abhinn Shreshtha Oct 17, 2017 8:31 AM

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TRAI suggests private FM broadcasters to migrate to digital radio broadcasting in metro and major cities to increase the number of radio channels and revenue opportunities

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 14, 2017 8:08 AM

Radio sector grapples with demonetisation woes?blur=25

For the radio sector, the impact has been mainly felt from local advertisers who have been most hurt by the paucity of cash in the market

Abhinn Shreshtha Dec 1, 2016 8:09 AM

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People have forgotten that radio is actually the first social media. Everywhere in the world the best interactions before digital came because radio was live. It is digital which has learned from radio and not the other way around. However, digital has done a far better job of upscaling it, getting every single guy onto Facebook and Twitter. What we realised is that we need to get some of that magic, some of that dynamics of social media back into radio.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Guest Column: Your Brand is spending too much on 'Non Engaging' Media-Vineet Singh Hukmani, Radio One?blur=25

The customer has changed drastically. They respond less to ‘STATIC’ media and more to fluid live conversations across day parts. There is no PRIME TIME for them - a dated concept that exists only in media owner’s minds and in MEDIA memory based on past trends writes Vineet Singh Hukmani, MD & CEO, Next Radio Ltd ( 94.3 Radio One)

Vineet Singh Hukmani Jul 26, 2016 7:54 AM

FM operators want larger sample size, more accurate data collection?blur=25

Radio operators welcome TRAI’s decision to relook at the current audience measurement system in place for radio broadcasting in the country and feel a more modern and inclusive system will help the industry and advertisers

Abhinn Shreshtha Apr 1, 2016 7:59 AM

Ad woes and music license costs continue to hamper growth of internet radio?blur=25

Despite a high potential, internet radio is still getting bogged down by problems of ad revenues and high music license costs, which will need to be addressed to see any growth in the sector.

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 3, 2016 8:55 AM

Radio One elevates leadership team, announces rate hike of 25 per cent?blur=25

Radio One has made a number of high profile changes to its leadership team as it kickstarts 2016. It has also announced a 25 per cent rate hike across its 7 markets.

exchange4media Staff Jan 5, 2016 1:58 PM

Guest Column: Decoding Profitable Programming in Radio: Vineet Singh Hukmani?blur=25

The right formats will be additive to business, but any mistake will be a costly one as the One time entry Fee for Delhi Mumbai Bangalore together are in excess of Rs 390 crore, says Hukmani

Vineet Singh Hukmani Oct 21, 2015 8:39 AM

FM festive adex expected to rise by 20-25%?blur=25

The private FM industry is optimistic that the growing buoyancy among corporates combined with the announcement of repo rate cut will add to festive cheer even as new categories like e-commerce drive ad spends

Abhinn Shreshtha Oct 5, 2015 7:52 AM

Are second networks the way to go for FM radio??blur=25

Phase III of radio has brought in a number of new regulations that will help radio operators explore new content and programming opportunities. Is this the future of private FM in India?

exchange4media Staff Sep 29, 2015 8:49 AM

Rate hikes not a long-term solution for radio?blur=25

Though no one doubts that the Indian private FM industry is in for good times with analysts predicting a growth rate of 18-20 per cent once the new channels become operational, the growth in the industry might not come in ways that are expected

Abhinn Shreshtha Sep 24, 2015 8:13 AM

Fever FM emerges big winner in Phase III auctions with Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad frequencies?blur=25

Fever FM has spent money to the tune of approximately Rs 340 crore and has won 10 frequencies. Big FM acquired 14 new frequencies. Radio City also had a profitable time in the auctions and acquired 11 new frequencies

Abhinn Shreshtha Sep 17, 2015 8:03 AM

Radio One turns 100% Bollywood in Chennai?blur=25

While the music will be from Bollywood films, spoken content will continue to be about the city of Chennai and its movers & shakers

exchange4media Staff Jul 7, 2015 4:32 PM