LG’s Stylus 2 is the first phone to support DAB+ radio
Mar14

LG’s Stylus 2 is the first phone to support DAB+ radio

It won’t hit the US, but it will go on sale in Europe and Australia. Despite the increase in streaming, smartphone makers have still seen it fit to include FM radio support in their devices, especially in emerging markets. The main reasons for this are that it saves data and it doesn’t eat into battery life nearly as much as listening to something over the internet. With more consumers embracing digital, LG has seen it fit...

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African music should not be an event that comes once on South African radio
Jul30

African music should not be an event that comes once on South African radio

I was listening to radio on Thursday and heard a feature called Urban Africa Thursday on a national radio station in South Africa. For thirty minutes they play music from the rest of the African continent and talk about African entertainment and travel. In the past, I have heard another radio station dedicate an hour to music from the rest of the African continent through a chart show. I then wondered why Africa is a trend that can...

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MultiChoice adds 18 SABC radio stations to DStv audio bouquet
Jun08

MultiChoice adds 18 SABC radio stations to DStv audio bouquet

All of The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) 19 radio services will now be available on DStv’s audio package from Thursday. Previously, only Metro FM was on this platform. Leslie Ntloko, SABC Group Executive: Radio, states: “SABC Radio has over the years claimed its rightful space by dominating the airwaves and it is now the right time to further expand on our offering, by using alternative platforms. This partnership...

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Zambian radio station silences SA music
Apr22

Zambian radio station silences SA music

A PRIVATELY owned Zambian radio station has stopped playing South African music in protest against the xenophobic attacks. “Radio QFM has blacked out the playing of South African music effective April 17, in protest against xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals taking place in that country,” QFM managing director Asan Nyama said in a statement posted on the station’s website. Nyama said the move to black out South...

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Kaya FM to open a studio at Gold Reef City
Feb13

Kaya FM to open a studio at Gold Reef City

Kaya FM will be a launching a new satellite radio studio at Gold Reef City this evening The move to launch the station at the theme park, South of Joburg, came after a discussion with their client, Tsogo Sun. With a huge expansion planned for the theme park to bring more entertainment for people who are living in the South of Joburg, Kaya FM Managing Director Greg Maloka says it made good business sense to launch the station at Gold...

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