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Radio One to raise Rs 115 crore for Phase III?blur=25

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

Abhinn Shreshtha Jun 25, 2015 3:37 PM

1 Year Of Modi Govt: Radio sector no longer in limbo?blur=25

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 May 13, 2015 8:51 AM

Radio One profit grows 93.3% in FY14-15?blur=25

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 May 1, 2015 12:48 PM

Union Budget 2015: FM players want incentives as Phase III approaches?blur=25

Chief among the radio industry's requirements are uniformity and relief from taxation as well as a resolution to the FDI issue, which operators have long wanted to be increased to 49%

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 27, 2015 8:14 AM

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 ad spends to rise by 8 -12% post phase III?blur=25

Since most of the new frequencies are in tier III and IV towns, radio will become a significant medium for advertisers in reaching media-dark regions; players expect moderate growth in next three years

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 2, 2015 10:04 AM

Radio ad spends to rise by 8 -12% post phase III?blur=25

Since most of the new frequencies are in tier III and IV towns, radio will become a significant medium for advertisers in reaching media-dark regions; players expect moderate growth in next three years

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 2, 2015 8:41 AM

Q3 results: Radio One EBIDTA up by 43 per cent?blur=25

The revenue for Next Radio Ltd (Radio One) shoots up by 25.6 per cent, profit before tax up 167 per cent

exchange4media Staff Jan 27, 2015 8:58 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

India loses Rs 2500 crore if the auctions are not held: Vineet Singh Hukmani?blur=25

The MD & CEO of Radio One talks about the network's growing profitability, advertisers' renewed faith in radio and the colossal financial loss for the govt in not carrying out the auctions

Priyanka Mehra Nov 26, 2014 9:30 AM

Finance Minister handling MIB is a smart move, say radio players?blur=25

Radio players call the decision to give MIB to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a wise move on account of the expediency that the interconnectedness of the two portfolios brings in resolving the sector's issues

Abhinn Shreshtha Nov 12, 2014 8:24 AM

FM players prep for expansion; ambiguity over license renewals remains?blur=25

Even as some radio operators look to find a solution to expiring licenses, an issue currently cloaked in ambiguity, the radio sector is bullish about expansion into Tier 3 cities

Abhinn Shreshtha Oct 28, 2014 7:54 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

I&B Minister speeds up Phase III migration, signs off ad for tech bids?blur=25

Radio community rejoices as the much-delayed migration to Phase III can now start rolling, hopes government will reconsider the reserve fee structure

Abhinn Shreshtha Sep 4, 2014 8:07 AM

Radio One Q1 FY15 revenues up 4.3% at Rs 14.52 crore?blur=25

Radio One Q1 FY15 operating expenses were up 6% due to programming innovation and digital engagement expenses. EBIDTA was flat at Rs 4.28 crore

exchange4media Staff Aug 9, 2014 9:20 AM

Radio players seek uniform laws, higher FDI & tax relaxation from Budget?blur=25

In the wake of Union Budget, Radio, a sector clearly in need of revival, collectively looks forward to expedited policy reforms that allow fresh investments, fair & uniform policy & tax reforms

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 9, 2014 8:21 AM

MIB extends FM migration GOPA till March 31, 2015?blur=25

With the Govt yet to announce its decision on TRAI's recommendations on the Phase III migration, radio operators are concerned about when they will get clarity on this particular issue

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 3, 2014 8:28 AM

I&B Minister gives a boost to radio sector, promises shortening of processes?blur=25

Prakash Javadekar has given positive signals regarding setting up of more community radio channels, lifting of ban on news on FM radio, & speedy implementation of Phase III migration, among others

Abhinn Shreshtha Jun 21, 2014 11:32 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

Ab ki baar, FM radio ko bachao Sarkar! A plea for action?blur=25

In an open letter to the PM and the I&B Minister, Vineet Singh Hukmani, CEO, Next Radio (Radio One), says unshackling private FM radio is a win-win for the government, the players, listeners, advertisers and the exchequer

Vineet Singh Hukmani Jun 5, 2014 7:54 AM