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Nireeksha Women’s Theatre group develops short stories by nine women writers as radio plays

The drama series is an initiative for She Radio on Radio Malayalam, the online radio of Malayalam Mission, Government of Kerala When the pandemic brought the curtain down on live theatre performances, audio dramas became popular. Radio Malayalam, an online radio station of Malayalam Mission, a project of the Government of Kerala to promote Malayalam language and culture, also joined the bandwagon. Under the Mission’s initiative, Nireeksha Women’s Theatre group, Thiruvananthapuram, developed short stories penned by nine noted women Malayalam writers into radio plays. Tune in to the plays on the channel’s She Radio, which was begun as part of Samam, ‘a social education programme for gender equality in Kerala’ started by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala.… Continue reading Nireeksha Women’s Theatre group develops short stories by nine women writers as radio plays

Online stations wanted to join fight for more FM frequencies

Banbury FM is looking to hear from any other online radio station around the UK that want to campaign for the use of an FM licence. Recent coverage of the station’s plight to ask for a local frequency has resulted in other stations in the same situation getting in touch. Banbury FM’s Managing Director Andy Green said: “We are concentrating on providing a quality locally focused station for our area. What became apparent from our recent press coverage was how many other stations are in a similar position to us.” Ofcom has told Mr Green its policy is to prioritise the roll-out of small-scale-DAB, but a case can be put to them as to why a local round of analogue… Continue reading Online stations wanted to join fight for more FM frequencies

TuneIn online radio raises $25m

TuneIn has raised a new $25 million round of funding. TuneIn CEO John Donham says that he intends to spend the new funding on a monetisation strategy that could help radio broadcasters finally make money with their programming online, and in turn transform a $30 billion industry. TuneIn is offering access to live and on-demand programming from some 70,000 radio stations, and Donham said that the service has seen a huge uptake on usage in recent months: TuneIn users streamed more than one billion hours of programming during the first four months of this year, he told me, and the company is now seeing more than 40 million active users per month. Growth is especially pronounced on mobile devices, where… Continue reading TuneIn online radio raises $25m

TuneIn Powers Live Radio Streaming for C-SPAN Now

TuneIn, the world’s leading live streaming audio service, today announced that the company has partnered with the American public affairs network C-SPAN to power the live radio section of C-SPAN Now, C-SPAN’s new mobile app. Through this partnership, millions of C-SPAN listeners can stream and listen to the day’s biggest political events, presented in C-SPAN’s signature unfiltered, think-for-yourself style. With the integration of C-SPAN Now, four of the largest news focused apps will now be available for audio streaming on TuneIn as CNN, MSNBC, and CNBC are already deployed. To download the free app directly, visit C-SPAN Now in the Apple Store or Google Play for Android.

The online radio opportunity

The South African radio industry has proved in the last 20 months that it is robust, agile, and adaptable. Audiences and advertisers turned to radio stations for information, companionship, and mutual connection. The power of the radio industry is highlighted in the latest BRC RAMS data and it shows that appetite for radio remains strong. Many radio brands across the country have cultivated a deep layer of trust with their audiences using their FM and digital platforms. This relationship has become increasingly important, as the reliance for their primary source of news, entertainment and information grows. The rise of fake news and calculated disinformation is combated by a reliable service, and radio has proven its worth in this regard. As a result… Continue reading The online radio opportunity

Internet Radios Market To Witness Huge Growth By 2026 | Pandora Media, 8tracks, AccuRadio

HTF MI introduce new research on Global Internet Radios covering micro level of analysis by competitors and key business segments. The Global Internet Radios explores comprehensive study on various segments like opportunities, size, development, innovation, sales and overall growth of major players. The research is carried out on primary and secondary statistics sources and it consists both qualitative and quantitative detailing. Some of the MajorKey players profiled in the study are AOL Radio, DI.FM, Spotify Ltd., Google Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Deezer, SomaFM.com, LLC, TuneIn, Pandora Media, Inc., 8tracks, AccuRadio, LLC, Napster, Slacker, Inc. & Apple Inc.

Catching the chatter

The radio bands had multiple Chinese stations broadcasting state news and documentaries with superior command over the English language Growing up in Mangalore in the ’80s, our entertainment was limited to a visit to movie theatres on weekends, short drives to the beach or watching national television. My father had subscribed for me a magazine called Target aimed at middle and high schoolers. An issue had two articles on radio communications as a hobby; one on HAM radio and the other on Dxing- D for distance and X for the unknown. Dxing involved listening to overseas radio stations and writing reception reports using the postal service. HAM radio sets were expensive, had to be imported and required a government license.… Continue reading Catching the chatter

Radio Academy invites members to meet the agents

The next free online Radio Academy event for members is all about the agents. They’re usually busy behind the scenes representing artists and working with commissioners, and they’re not often in the spotlight. This event is a chance to hear about what talent agents do, who they work with and how you get to be one.

Winamp teases a brand-new look and invites beta testers

Users will also be able to listen to online radio and podcasts through the app. It appears that one of the most popular music players from the past is making a comeback. The new Winamp promises to be more than just a music player, with a completely redesigned user interface. But the fact is who still listens to music that is only available offline? Are you that one of a niche old school kind? The website greets you with a new Winamp logo that adheres to the modern flat design language and emphasises the opportunity for fans to interact with artists. Users will also be able to listen to online radio and podcasts through the app.  

NYC Launches Youth Peace Security Situation Room And Online Radio

The National Youth Council, Tuesday launched the Youth Peace Security Situation Room and Online Radio at a forum held in the council premises in Kanifing. Speaking at the launching which brought together many dignitaries and some youths, Algie Jarju, deputy director of the National Youth Council, thanked the outgoing UNFPA Country Representative, Mr. Kunle Adeniyi for the immense supports that his organization has been rendering to youth groups in The Gambia. Mr. Jarju mentioned numerous other assistance and especially the upgrading of youth centers in Basang and Pakalinding, which he said happened during Mr. Kunles tenure, 2016-2021, and wishes him well in his new assignment ‘wherever it may be’. The UNFPA Country Representative, Kunle Adeniyi, said “the youth radio will… Continue reading NYC Launches Youth Peace Security Situation Room And Online Radio

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