Biz Asia Media Industry Whisper

BizAsia Media Industry Whisper

Issue 26 This radio station is working on a number of key changes, which could see a reshuffle and possibly exit of some household names....

Sheffield’s Pakistani community station in breach over elections coverage

Ofcom has found Sheffield based community radio station, Link FM, in breach over its election coverage in May this year. Ofcom received a complaint about...
Biz Asia Media Industry Whisper

BizAsia Media Industry Whisper

Issue 25 Subject to Ofcom approval, this radio station is set to shake-up the Asian market with a huge move on an AM frequency. Disclaimer: BizAsiaLive.com...

Asian Star Radio ceases broadcasting in Glasgow

Asian Star Radio has ceased broadcasting on DAB in Glasgow. The London based community radio station, had launched on Glasgow in February this year. However,...

Sunrise Radio launches Stand Up To Cancer campaign

Sunrise Radio today has launched a month-long collaboration with Cancer Research UK, to encourage the Asian community to talk about cancer. The West London-based national...

Ofcom announces 43 locations for new community radio licences

Ofcom has today published a list of 43 locations across the UK where it will invite applications for new FM community radio licences. Ofcom selected...

Sabras Radio announces three festive events for October

Sabras Radio has announced three mega events to mark the festive season in October. The Leicester based station has confirmed three events for October: Friday 5th...

Raaj FM granted five-year extension to existing licence

Birmingham based Punjabi community radio station, Raaj FM, has today been granted a five year extension on its current FM license allowing to broadcast...
Lyca Radio

Ofcom gives Lyca Radio nod to drop local news

Lyca Radio has been given the green-light to drop local news from its output. The London station had put in a request for a format...

RAJAR: BBC Asian Network grows; Sunrise Radio loses

The latest set of radio listening figures for UK Asian stations put BBC Asian Network in a stronger position at No.1, while Sunrise Radio has made a loss.

RAJAR: Panjab Radio impresses with first national figures

The UK’s first national Punjabi targeted station, Panjab Radio has delivered impressive figures for its first set of RAJAR data. According to Q2/18 data published...

Ofcom invites new applicants for small-scale DAB

Ofcom is today inviting expressions of interest from parties wishing to operate a small-scale DAB multiplex, and from radio stations wishing to broadcast on...

Panjab Radio launches Alexa skill

Panjab Radio – the UK’s biggest Panjabi radio station – has launched its Alexa skill. The product has been developed by Nation Broadcasting’s in...

Ofcom awards FM licence to Heritage Community Radio in Manchester

Ofcom has today awarded a five-year community radio licence to Heritage Community Radio, which will broadcast in the Whalley Range and surrounding areas in...

Ofcom rejects three Asian community radio applicants in Leicester

Ofcom has today rejected three Asian community radio applicants in Leicester. The media regulator said it had considered applications from the following four but...
Lyca Radio

Lyca Radio overhauls station imaging

Lyca Radio has refreshed its on-air sound by changing its station imaging. The London based station, which broadcasts on 1458AM, has replaced its sung jingles...

Ofcom: Commercial radio revenues grew & TV revenues fall in 2017

Despite challenging times, UK commercial radio stations remained resilient in terms of revenues, while commercial television stations suffered, according to a new Ofcom report...

Ofcom: Live radio remains most popular amongst audio listening

With radio competing against digital services like Spotify, Apple Music and traditional physical formats such as CDs, live radio listening remains the most popular...

BBC Radio Leicester & Sabras Radio tie-up for Asian Life Festival

BBC Radio Leicester is hosting the Asian Life Festival on Saturday 28th July. It celebrates the success of the Asian community and how this...

Magic 106.4FM to become first retro station in Hyderabad

Magic 106.4 FM, the first retro station in Hyderabad, was recently launched with the intent to connect listeners back to a nostalgia-filled era. The...

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