Wantok FM

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Wantok FM is a national radio station in the Solomon Islands, operated by the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation.[1] It broadcasts from Honiara.[2]

The station has a partnership with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, broadcasting the latter's programmes as well as its own.[3]

Wantok is a Pijin word which comes from the English "one talk", and means people who speak the same language, belong to the same culture, are friends and help one another out.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country profile: Solomon Islands", BBC
  2. ^ "SIBC, Voice of the Nation", Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation
  3. ^ "Media Room - Inside the ABC - Issue 16", Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  4. ^ "Wantok", Jean-Marc Philibert, Musée de la civilisation, 2000