News  |  31 May 2008

RIAA lobby on music piracy and copyright theft

MUMBAI: According to a disclosure report, ?‹?“The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has spent more than $1.5 million in the first quarter to lobby on copyright theft and other issues.

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News  |  31 May 2008

Times of India group buys UK's Virgin Radio for ?53.2 million

MUMBAI: The Times of India group has unveiled its global ambitions, making its first acquisition outside the home market. TIML Golden Square, a wholly owned subsidiary of Times group, has bought Virgin Radio Holdings Ltd. and its subsidiaries in the UK for ?53.2 million ($105 million) from Scottish...

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News  |  31 May 2008

"Radio has to demonstrate its power in the coming year"

MUMBAI: The India Radio Forum's opening CEO Panel Discussion had radio broadcasters discussing the way radio as a medium is perceived by the media buyers and how it should adapt itself in the coming year.

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News  |  31 May 2008

Red FM steals the show at IRF awards

MUMBAI: The Indian Radio Forum 2008 culminated with the Indian Excellence in Radio Awards 2008. The atmosphere was charged with all radio stations hooting and cheering for their nominees. A total of 27 awards were given out this year. And in the end, it was Red FM that emerged the clear winner...

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News  |  31 May 2008

Getting the advertiser in

MUMBAI:The India Radio Forum's session on 'Balance Sheet:Giving Advertisers More bang For Their Buck' coordinated by Hansa Research chief executive Praveen Tripathy opened with the crucial question - how much does Radio Audience Measurement' (RAM) help in selling the medium?

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News  |  31 May 2008

It is not about money but about value: FM biggies take on advertising

MUMBAI: Radio industry must monetise by gearing up their brand activations and strengthening their local advertising, was the unanimous take by FM broadcasters and media buyers during the twin sessions on advertising at the India Radio Forum. Pointing out the growth of radio as a medium in the...

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News  |  31 May 2008

Maa TV launches music channel Maa Music

MUMBAI: Maa Television Network today launched its Telugu music and lifestyle channel Maa Music. Apart from music, the channel will also have lifestyle and campus-based shows. The programming mix includes back to back music, live shows, interactive content and fillers. "Maa Music is much more than a...

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Press Releases  |  31 May 2008

Mirchi Nite with Euphoria

MUMBAI: Ten years back HIND ROCK wasn't coined as a phrase or as a hype line (they hate the hype), but it is an attitude, an identity, a movement that EUPHORIA took upon themselves to show that sometimes Rock can be Right! And now it is!! The best is yet to come... but then, what is the best??" Aah...

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News  |  31 May 2008

Don't Worry, be happy!

MUMBAI: We present a few observations and interesting vignettes from the India Radio Forum, Mumbai. At the session, What Do Advertisers Want?, Friends FM Business Head Amritendu Roy made an emotional appeal to advertisers to understand the medium. He questioned why innovations should be expected...

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Press Releases  |  31 May 2008

Bachon Ki Pathshala' exclusively on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM

MUMBAI: Bachon ko kam mat samjho!!! Twenty kids rocked Radio Mirchi 98.3 Delhi studio with their presence recently. Continuing with its effort of providing its listeners an opportunity to meet their favourite RJ's, Radio Mirchi invited a gang of twenty kids to co-host the show with RJ Safia.

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Press Releases  |  31 May 2008

BIG 92.7 FM, Surat celebrates No Tobacco Day

MUMBAI: BIG 92.7 FM, India's No. 1 FM Station, in its continual effort to contribute positively to the society, and impact listeners lives positively, will celebrate 'World No Tobacco Day' with a difference. The Station plans to host an event, titled 'Have to Tambaku Chhodo' (At least quit tobacco...

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Gadgets  |  30 May 2008

Nokia launches two mobile handsets in India

MUMBAI: Nokia has announced the launch of two entry level mobile phones for its Indian customers: Nokia 2600 Classic and Nokia 1209. To strengthen its customer base, Nokia has included bundle of attractive features in these two models of their mobile phones.

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Gadgets  |  29 May 2008

Meridian Mobile brings out SX100 & MC100

MUMBAI: Meridian Mobile has launched two new fashionable slim-phones under its flagship brand Fly, the MC100 in the music series and the SX100 in the Sexy series.

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News  |  29 May 2008

Delhi's Big high on music, not tobacco

MUMBAI: Big FM announced 'Get high on 100 Chartbusters, Not on Tobacco' - a campaign to motivate Delhi-ites towards healthy living on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco Day. As part of its awareness creation drive the BIG Ashtray was placed at 3Cs in Lajpat Nagar and breakfast jock RJ Sujata...

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