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Medium wave band of All India Radio – an end or a new beginning

Author Affiliations

  • 1Amity University, Noida, UP, India and All India Radio (FM Rainbow), New Delhi, India
  • 2Amity University, Noida, UP, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 6, Issue (3), Pages 32-37, March,14 (2017)

Abstract

The research tries to study the present scenario of medium wave band of transmission on radio in India. The process of bringing medium wave to an end and converting it into low power FM stations catering to local regions, which is however a slow process but this transition is happening around the world. The research also tries to explore the state of medium wave transmission across the globe with the new technological developments taking place. How this new scheme can be adopted to the Indian conditions thereby making it more accessible to the people of the country even at the remotest of regions, with ease. With the Government of India developing its mega project of digital India how will it play out in the aspect of radio transmission. At the same time can the medium wave listenership be retained which otherwise is getting divided amongst multiple sources of information and entertainment. The research also focuses on the Future of Radio in the years to come.

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