ABC Radio (Bangladesh)
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|Broadcast area||Dhaka, Chittagong, and Cox's Bazar.|
|First air date||2007|
|Format||News & Music Radio|
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.
The Head of Operations of ABC Radio is Ehsanul Huq Tito and the Head of Programs is Gazi Sharmeen Ahmed. 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.
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.
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.
- Cox's Bazar