Supriya Ghosh

ABC Radio (Bangladesh)

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Language  Bengali
Owner  Transcom Group
Founded  2007
Website  http://abc-radio.com/
Headquarters  Dhaka
Type of business  FM Radio
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ABC Radio (Bengali: এবিসি রেডিও এফএম ৮৯.২) is the first news-oriented FM radio station in Bangladesh. ABC radio is part of Mediastar Limited of Transcom Limited. It is one of the sister concerns of Transcom Group like The Daily Prothom Alo. The station studio is located at the media area of Kawran Bazar.

Contents

The Chief Operating Officer of ABC Radio is Daniel Afzalur Rahman. The station stays on air for 24 hours at FM 89.2 MHz of frequency from Dhaka station. ABC launched its commercial operation on 7 January 2009.

The station airs:

  • News bulletins
  • Talk shows on current affairs, entertainment
  • Radio documentaries
  • Information updates such as traffic, outdoor event, Stock Market, bazaar, weather, culture, and time queue,
  • Live shows with RJ’s,
  • Weekly and monthly special programs,
  • Talks show with celebrities,
  • News

    For news, ABC Radio has a tie with the nationally published daily newspaper Prothom-alo. It gets the strong support of 250 correspondents countrywide. It has overseas correspondents in India, USA, UK and Japan.

    Every hour it has short bulletins, with six Bangla prime news bulletins.

    Programs

    It broadcasts songs in Bangla, Hindi and English.

    Listeners participation

    Listeners can text to participate in the programs

    Coverage

    The broadcasts cover about 33 million people living in the following districts from Dhaka, Chittagong and Cox's Bazar stations. ABC Radio can be listened online from anywhere in the world.

  • Dhaka
  • Narayanganj
  • Gazipur
  • Manikganj
  • Narsingdi
  • Madaripur
  • Shariatpur
  • Faridpur
  • Chittagong
  • Cox's Bazar
  • Bandarban
  • Khagrachhari
  • Rangamati
  • Feni
  • Noakhali
  • References

    ABC Radio (Bangladesh) Wikipedia


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