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Community Radio Helps to Empower Everyone 27.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Vividh Bharati goes live in Delhi on FM mode 26.3.2015 Radioandmusic.com
MUMBAI: After recently going live in several regions of the country, Vivdh Bharati has now been made available in Delhi in FM mode. The channel has completed its testing. Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar confirmed the news to Radioandmusic.com that the channel has gone live. “We did the test signals, and we will inform the Ministry and if they want to announce it formally, they can do so.” The FM mode will help the channel reach out to audiences that depend on mobile phones for consumption of radio content. A Vividh Bharati channel was made available in Mumbai formally on 18 March on 102.8 MHz. Other cities in which the channel is available in FM mode include metros like Kolkata and Chennai. Biz ...
Recommendations on reserve price for FM radio auction issued 26.3.2015 TOI: India Business
Broadcasting regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has given its recommendations for finalising the reserve price for auction of FM radio channels in 264 new cities, according to the FM Phase-III guidelines of the government.
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Exciting times ahead for Digital Media 26.3.2015 Hindu: Industry
The domestic media and entertainment industry is poised to grow at 13.9 per cent over the next five years, according to a KPMG report
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TRAI's recommendations for reserve price for Phase-III FM radio 25.3.2015 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today recommended that the reserve price for FM Radio channels for Phase III in a new city is to be set equal to 0.8 times the valuation of FM Radio channels in that city.   Thus, TRAI said the reserve price for FM radio channels for each of the 253 new cities has been fixed at 80 per cent of the valuation for each city.   In its recommendations on the reserve price for all the 253 new cities, TRAI also said the reserve price in 11 border cities in the ‘Others’ category in Phase-III should be Rs 5 lakh per channel, as approved by the Cabinet in the Phase-III policy.   After considering all comments received from stakeholders during consultation process and further analysis of the issues, TRAI said in a consultation paper that the valuation of FM radio channels in 253 new cities has been worked out as a simple mean of the three valuation approaches. The approaches are based on population of the city; per capita Gross State Domestic Product ...
India could have 1000 radio FM channels by 2016: JS Mathur 25.3.2015 www.indiantelevision.com
MUMBAI: By the year 2016, India could have close to 1000 radio FM channels. Speaking at the FICCI Frames 2015 convention in Mumbai, Information and Broadcasting Ministry additional secretary JS Mathur said, “It is an exciting time for the radio industry. The FM radio expansion in the country, which has also got the nod of the government of India, will see the first batch of phase III e-auction very soon. This will be covering 69 cities and 135 channels.”   Mathur added that while it is was exciting time for the industry, but with that also comes challenges. “The new government needs to meet these challenges and meet them in best possible manner,” he said.   During his address, he agreed that there were issues of content diversification as also of newer business and revenue models. “For the new government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, these are exciting times as there are things, which have started rolling out, while the others that have been proposed, needs to be rolled out,” he opined.   He said ...
1,000 more FM channels may come up: I&B official 25.3.2015 News
The government is planning to open the airwaves for another 1,000 plus FM radio channels, a senior I&B ministry official said today.
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Reserve price for FM radio channels in Phase III for the 253 new cities to be 80 per cent of valuation of each city 25.3.2015 Radioandmusic.com
NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today, recommended that the reserve price for FM Radio channels for Phase III in a new city is to be set equal to 0.8 times the valuation of FM Radio channels in that city. Thus, TRAI said the reserve price for FM radio channels for each of the 253 new cities has been fixed at 80 per cent of the valuation for each city. In its recommendation on the recommendations of the reserve price for all the 253 new cities, TRAI also said the RPs in 11 border cities in the ‘Others’ category in Phase-III should be Rs 5 lakh per channel, as approved by the Cabinet in the Phase-III policy. In a consultation paper, after considering all comments received from stakeholders during consultation process and further analysis of the issues, TRAI said the valuation of FM radio channels in 253 new cities has been worked out as a simple means of the three valuation approaches. The approaches are based on the population of the city; per capita Gross State Domestic ...
India’s entertainment industry to grow by 13.9% in 5 years: Report 25.3.2015 Hindu: Home
India’s Rs. 1,094 billion M&E industry is poised to grow at 13.9 per cent over the next five years to reach Rs. 1,964 billion by 2019, according to a report by KPMG in India for FICCI.S...
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1,000 more FM channels may come up: I&B official 25.3.2015 ET: Media
The govt has already approved the much-delayed first batch of the radio frequency auctions in phase-III, covering 69 cities and 135 channels.
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Radio Industry expected to grow by 39.5 billion in 2019: FICCI-KPMG Report 25.3.2015 Radioandmusic.com
MUMBAI: The Indian Media Industry is poised at a CAGR of 13.9 per cent, expected to grow from Rs 1026 billion in 2014, to Rs 1964 billion by 2019, which is almost double the growth of the global media and entertainment industry. The Radio industry is predicated to grow at a rate of 18 per cent, by contributing 19.6 billion in 2015 and 39.5 per cent in 2019, states the annual FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment industry report of 2015. The report states that overall advertising revenue in 2019 for sectors like TV, Radio, Print, OOH and Digital will be Rs 816 billion in 2019. However, the Radio industry will grow at 18.1 per cent between 2015 and 2019. The report adds,"2014 was an important year for the Radio Industry as the government started proceedings on the much delayed and highly anticipated Phase III auctions." Additionally, the report gave details on election spending on radio. It states that the "General Elections saw an unprecedented amount of election spending, which in value is estimated ...
Govt to auction 1,000 new FM radio channels by 2016 25.3.2015 HBL: Home
The Government hopes to auction a total of 1,000 new FM radio channels by 2016, with it already giving its Also found in: [+]
TRAI issues recommendations on reserve price for FM radio auction 25.3.2015 HBL: Home
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has issued its recommendation on reserve price for auction of FM Radio channels in 264 new cities for expansion of FM Radio. The Information and Broadcast...
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TRAI issues recommendations on “Reserve Prices for auction of FM Radio channels in new cities” 25.3.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued its recommendations on “Reserve Prices for auction of FM Radio channels in new cities”.
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TRAI recommendations for reserve price for Phase-III FM radio 24.3.2015 ET: Media
TRAI came out with recommendations for setting the reserve price for Phase III auction of FM Radio channels in 253 new cities and eleven other cities.
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Self-financing routes 24.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Self-financing routes
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Self-financing routes 24.3.2015 Hindu: Home
To tide over the gross insufficient railway service, Railways can introduce self-financing routes as the present tariff structure at the lower level cannot offset even the standard operating cost.
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iBall Launches Slide Brace X1 24.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
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More time for pre-qualification of bidders for Phase III, auctions likely by April/ May 21.3.2015 Radioandmusic.com
NEW DELHI: The pre-qualification of bidders for FM Phase III will be 23 April or completion of requisite formalities, whichever is later; while the last date for receipt of applications from prospective bidders will be 27 March. Until now, these dates were 17 April and 23 March, respectively, in the Notice Inviting Applications issued by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B Ministry) on 2 March. The first batch of Phase III FM auctions is for 135 stations in 69 cities, which already have FM channels. In addition, an e-auction will be held in eight new cities in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeastern states. In other amendments, the Ministry has said 13 April is the last date for Publication of ownership details of Applicants; Bidder Ownership Compliance Certificate can be given by 16 April by 5.00 p.m. In a major step towards preventing monopolies, an amendment also says that the FM License is subject to the condition that: “No applicant, either directly or through its Subsidiary ...
Lata Mangeshkar presented with Laadli Voice of the Century Award 21.3.2015 Radioandmusic.com

MUMBAI: At the National Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity held in Mumbai on 19 March, Lata Mangeshkar was presented with the Laadli Voice of the Century award for her outstanding contribution to Indian music over the years. The event is instituted by Population First (PF), which is an initiative for gender equality and community empowerment. 

Winning the Best Community Radio Programme was Community Radio Station- Waqt ki Awaz’s Neetu Singh for the show ‘Mere Bhi Kuch Sapnay Hain’.

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