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

Madhuwanti Saha 10-November-2018

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 02-November-2018

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 31-October-2017

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

Abhinn Shreshtha 17-October-2017

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 14-July-2017

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 01-December-2016

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 30-September-2016

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 26-July-2016

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 01-April-2016

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 03-February-2016

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 05-January-2016

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 21-October-2015

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 05-October-2015

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 29-September-2015

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 24-September-2015

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 17-September-2015

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 07-July-2015

Part of the money will be raised through an investment by ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala to the tune of Rs 25 crore

Abhinn Shreshtha 25-June-2015

From 'Mann Ki Baat' to Phase III auctions, we look at how Modi-led BJP govt approaching one year in power, has taken measures to cure the ailing radio sector in India

Abhinn Shreshtha 13-May-2015

The company's revenue grew 11 per cent for FY 14-15, when compared with FY 13-14. The EBIDTA grew 21 per cent in the same period

exchange4media Staff 01-May-2015