FM 101 Pakistan is a commercial radio station based in Lahore. Radio Pakistan is the branding name of this broadcasting channel. A media company, Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) owns and manages it. In October 1998, it started its transmission on the FM band. Under the title of FM 101, it aired from Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore in the same year. It started broadcasting entertainment transmission exclusively.
It is the largest network in Pakistan that broadcasts from different nineteen cities. Some of the largest cities where its studios are set are Karachi, Hyderabad, Lahore, and Islamabad. The headquarter of the network is in Lahore. FM 93 Pakistan is the sister station of Radio Pakistan, Lahore.
Slogan, Format, and Frequencies of FM 101 Pakistan:
It still runs on the FM band using 101.00 MHz frequency. When it aired its first transmission, it used 104.00 MHz frequency. The famous Slogan of the radio station is ‘Tune in to the one above.’ News, music, and entertainment are its focused formats. Apart from these formats, it also plays a Talk format.
Main Programming and Famous RJs:
All programming of the station broadcasts shows on News, Religion, Current Affairs, Education, World Music, Socioeconomics, and Entertainments. Music that station airs is mostly Pop that entertains the listeners. On the channel, you can enjoy your favorite music along with helpful information. You can also keep yourself aware of all happenings in and the latest news about your city. It uses both Urdu and English to play all programs from all studios.
The station is home to talented, dedicated, famous and most celebrated RJs of the country. Some of them are RJ Zia Anjum, RJ Unzila, and RJ Adarsh.
Radio Pakistan gives preference to its listeners. The listeners can send their feedback and suggestions through social media contact. They can also directly interact with their favorite DJs via SMS‚ emails and letters.
Competitors of the Network:
Having a headquarters in one of the largest cities, Lahore, Radio Pakistan faces many competitors. Few of these competitor stations are the following:
Rasta that is set in Shiekh Abdul Qadir Jillani Rd uses 88.60 frequency.
City FM is situated in Liberty Market, Ashrafi Tower. It runs on 89.00 frequency.
Located in Model Town, F Block, Shalimar Radio broadcasts on 94.60 frequency.
FM 100 Pakistan. LCCI FM is situated in the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It airs its programming on 98.60 frequency.
Contact Details of the Station:
Physical Address: FM-101‚ Broadcasting House‚ Empress Road‚ Near Shimla Pahari‚ Lahore, Pakistan
Phone: (042) 111 000 101
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Official Website: http://www.radio.gov.pk/