Radio Stations of India
- Radio Mirchi (98.3 FM)
Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM is a nationwide network of a private FM radio station of India. It is owned by the Entertainment Network India Ltd. which is one of the subscribers of the Times Group. The original avatar of Radio Mirchi is Times FM. It was started in 2001 from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Currently, Radio Mirchi has a presence in more than 33 cities, including the 6 metros of India and Radio Mirchi is the costliest station in India as they charge more than double of the competition.
- My FM (94.3)
The FM channel launched by Bhaskar Group is operated under the brand name 94.3 My FM through the Subsidiary SMEL. It has a tagline “Jiyo Dil Se”. Currently it operates 17 FM radio stations in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Udaipur, Ajmer, Surat, Bilaspur and Nagpur, Kota, Jabalpur, and Raipur. My FM concentrate on music, talk shows and other entertainment oriented programs which offer significant interaction with listeners.
3. Big FM (92.7)
Big FM 92.7 is a nationwide private radio station in India. It mainly plays Bollywood music but Hollywood and regional songs are also played. It broadcasts from 6 am to 12 am in non-metro cities while in metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata) it is 24hours. BIG FM’s main tagline was “Suno Sunao, Life Banao”. This is the only private FM radio station which is being broadcast from Srinagar and Jammu in Jammu & Kashmir state. From July 1, 2008, BIG FM included Singapore, the first city outside India, in its broadcasting network.
Now its Tagline has been changed “ Dhun Badal Ke Toh Dekho”.
4. Red FM (93.5)
Red FM 93.5 is an Indian FM radio brand, with stations broadcasting n the cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Kanpur in addition to Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Indore, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Gulbarga, Kochi, Trivandrum, Thrissur, Kannur, Kozhikode, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vizag, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Lucknow, Aizwal. Allahabad, Varanasi, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Asansol, Siliguri, Gangtok, Guwahati and Shillong. It was launched in 2002, playing a mix of Hindi and English songs. However, the programming is now 100% exclusively Hindi.
- Radio City (91.1)
Radio City is India’s first private FM radio station and was started on 3 July 2001. It broadcasts on 91.1 (earlier 91.0 in most cities) megahertz from Mumbai (where it was started in 2004), Bengaluru (started first in 2001), Lucknow and New Delhi (since 2003). It plays Hindi, English, and regional songs. It was launched in Hyderabad on March 2006, in Chennai on 7 July 2006 and in Visakhapatnam October 2007. Radio City is an FM radio station in India. It has the tagline “What Fun!”. It broadcasts from Mumbai (from where it started in 2004), Bangalore, Lucknow, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Vishakhapatnam. It plays Hindi songs, English and regional songs. RadioCity has launched Fun Ka Antenna – Online Radio Station, which plays hits across genres including International, Bollywood, Indipop, and Sufi among others. The Chief Executive Officer of Radio City is Ms. Apurva Purohit.
- Dhamaal 24 (106.4 FM)
Dhamaal 24 106.4 FM is a one of a kind radio station on the air in ten stations across the country, launched under the aegis of Broadcast 24 of the B.A.G. Network. It has a tagline “Dhinchak”. On this radio station, you can find popular music, bhajans, ghazals and songs with a local flavor. This makes Dhamaal 24 the one-stop-shop for all music lovers and avid radio listeners. The station brings to you radio programming of a unique style, incomparable to any other station.
- Radio One (94.3)
94.3 Radio one is a joint venture between Next Mediaworks Ltd and BBC worldwide. We operate in 7 Indian metro cities namely Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, and Ahmedabad. Radio One’s promise of “maximum music, maximum choice” is changing the way people listen to music on Indian radio. Breaking new ground by playing 13 songs every single hour, it plays at least 1200 more songs more every month. Radio One Jocks are called Music jocks and not Radio jocks because they are passionate music specialists who love music entwined with the sound of their voices.
- Fever Fm (104)
Fever 104 FM – An Online Hindi FM Radio Station is an initiative of HT Media Ltd. in partnership with Virgin Radio. Fever 104 FM Radio uses Hindustan Time’s media strengths in India and Virgin’s Radio global expertise to bring a world-class FM radio station to the listeners across the country. It is available in Delhi (since October 2006), Mumbai (since January 2007), Bangalore (since March 2007) and Kolkata, India (January 2008). Fever FM has podcasts, Bollywood song reviews, contests and more. It gives you the best entertainment and most fun.
- Hit FM (95)
HIT 95 FM is the radio station that knows how to have fun! Featuring a perfect mix of music and talk, with highly popular shows hosted by some of the most well-liked and vibrant RJ’s in town. It is Delhi’s No.1 Hit Music Radio. One of the signatures of the station is the high level of listener involvement and interaction. Every show on the station features a large number of callers, whether it’s for the various fun contests and segments – or even to answer the questions put out on air. In short, Hit 95 FM is the radio station for the people, of the people – and most importantly- by the people of the city.
- Radio Indigo (91.9FM)
Radio Indigo 91.9 FM is the only International Music radio station of India. Its headquarters is based in Bangalore and was launched in 2006. It is broadcasted mainly in Bangalore but is also available in Goa. Radio Indigo 91.9 FM is not just papas that preach. It’s a time tested and proven formula. Radio Indigo isn’t only Bangalore’s and Goa’s premier international radio station, it’s also the only one. It’s with this great power that it brings all the biggest stars directly to your tuners at your convenience, a preference of the listeners.