The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) has launched its radio station ‘BIG FM’, with a common frequency of 92.7 across 45 stations on 25th September. The first phase will cover the six metros of Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. Later, it will enter new territories such as Jammu, Srinagar, Aligarh and Bikaner. By early next year BIG FM will be present in 1,000 towns and 50,000 villages across India and reaching 200 million Indians. With an investment of Rs 400-crore dedicated to transmission equipment, infrastructure and licensing, the proposed network for ADLABS Radio will the largest with the overall manpower strength at 1,000 employees.
Here is the network of BIG FM. All the stations can be reached at a single frequency of 92.7 FM
North – 20 Cities
Chandigah, Hissar, Shimla, Ajmir, Kota, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Sri Nagar, Jammu, Patiala, Jalandhar, Jhansi, Bareily, Aligarh, Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, New Delhi
East – 7 cities
Gawhati, Rourkela, Bhubaneshwar, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Asansol, Kolkota
West – 9 cities
Panaji, Sholapur, Gwalior, Bhopal, Indore, Rajkot, Vadodara, Surat, Mumbai
South – 9 cities
Tirupati, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Mysore, Pondicherry
Finally a FM radio station in my hometown Pondicherry. And in bangalore the reception is good in my place. Letz wait and c how it competes with RadioCity and RadioMirchi.