Community Radio in India

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Date Awarded
04/01/08
Amount
$200,000
Grant Period
04/01/08 to 10/31/10
Focus Area
Journalism & Media Innovation
Initiative
Knight News Challenge

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To use the latest software and computer-based FM transmitters to reduce the cost of creating rural radio stations

This project will connect rural radio stations to the Internet by using new software and computer-based FM transmitters. The innovations will significantly reduce the cost of creating the stations in India - from an estimated $50,000 to $2,500. India is issuing a new round of community radio station licenses, so the proposal is timely. The effort will start by helping nonprofits already operating in India launch radio stations.
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Project Team

Aaditeshwar Seth

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